Welcome to our Happy Mother’s Day page. Our first section features links to other Greeting Card Poet pages focused on moms, mothers, and parenting. It includes quotes, messages, and greetings pages.
Check out those pages when you can, but don’t forget that right underneath the links are sections on Mother’s Day that include quotes, wishes, proverbs (from other countries), poems, and more.
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When is Mother’s Day this year? This year, Mother’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 9, 2021.
Receiving a Happy Mothers Day card is very enjoyable for moms. It’s a time of year when all mothers like to hear from every one of their children. Traditions vary from family to family, but if you’ve given birth to a child, you may receive Mother’s Day cards, flowers, gifts, dinner out and assorted other expressions of love.
Always the second Sunday of May, Mother’s Day is the third biggest card-sending holiday occasion in the United States. Some 85% of adults celebrate the holiday.
Links to Other Greeting Card Pages on Mother’s Day, Mom’s, and The Like
Mother’s Day Wishes — When the person who had all the answers you ever needed when you were growing up – and still does, if you’d just listen – merits a day of recognition, it’s time to step up. We have the resources to help. Check out these awesome ways to wish your mom a Happy Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day Quotes — A great collection of quotations to recognize mothers on their special day. From Abraham Lincoln to George Eliot, we’ve got you covered. Some inspirational, some funny, and all sure to generate some empathy for that special person in your lives.
Mom Quotes and Sayings — Even more great sayings and quotes about mom. Includes one of my favorites: “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling
Mother’s Day Sayings — Get ideas for the perfect message to your Mom with this fun collection of Mother’s Day Sayings.
Mother Daughter Quotes — There’s a special bond between moms and their daughters. These quotes capture some of that specialness.
Happy Mother’s Day Sister — When you want to tell your sis that she’s a wonderful mom and sister, we have lots of options for you.
Mother’s Day Card Ideas — This page includes tips for writing messages, e.g. keep it simple and heartfelt, as well as many examples.
73 Parenting Quotes — A mother’s role in parenting children is huge. Check out this fun collection of quotations on parenting and raising kids.
(See 127 Things Mothers Say)
Out of all the moms in the world, I’m glad you are mine.
If I know what love is, it’s because of you. Happy Mother’s Day!
Thank you for all the happy times we’ve shared.
I love you always. Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing you all the love and happiness that you deserve.
To an amazing Mom, Happy Mom’s Day, now sit back and relax.
Mom, I am so thankful for you. Happy Mother’s Day!
I’ll always have a special place in my heart for you.
I wish you all the happiness and love you so richly deserve.
MOM turned upside down is WOW! Happy Mother’s Day!
Funny Wishes For Mom
I think me being your child is a gift enough.
Happy Mother’s Day and thanks for giving me my good looks.
I know you taught me to be modest, but I got the best Mom ever!
Great Job Mom, I turned out awesome.
I love how we don’t have to say out loud that I’m your favorite child.
Happy Mother’s Day from your greatest financial burden.
I can’t imagine how proud you are of me for remembering your card.
You were right. There, I said it. Love you, Mom!
I feel bad for other people. I clearly got the best Mom.
For Your Wife
Seeing what a great mom you make me love you even more. Happy Mother’s Day!
Everything great about our family is because of you. Have a lovely and wonderful day!
You put the sweet in our home, sweet home. Love all that you do for our family.
Mother’s Day Messages
A mother’s love is instinctual, unconditional, and forever.
Home is where your mother is. Love you, Mom.
You’re the Mom everyone wishes they had.
Thanks for being my inspiration!
Moms are the heart of the family. Happy Mother’s Day!
Mom: a title just above Queen.
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Cards Happy Mothers Day
Not always eye-to-eye, but always heart-to-heart.
To the world, you are a mom, but your family you are the world!
Ain’t a woman alive that could take my mama’s place.
Motherhood: the scariest “hood” you’ll ever go through.
Note: Happy Mothers Day greeting cards are typically included with gifts. Use a message, quote or wish as a starter for your messaging to that very special person in your life.
Mothers Day Images Happy
Definition of Mom: One who does the work of many for free.
Sometimes when I open my mouth, my Mama comes out.
Moms are like buttons, they hold everything together. Happy Mother’s Day!
Moms make the world a little softer, kinder and warmer.
That’s my Mama! Happy Mother’s Day!
Moms make life beautiful.
A mother’s heart is a patchwork of love.
Check out all of our Mother’s Day Sayings.
A man’s work is from the sun to the sun, but a woman’s work is never done.
Mothers Day Card Messages
Mom’s alone time: for everyone’s safety.
Gift your mom your love!
A mommy’s hug lasts long after she goes.
A mother’s heart is always with her children.
A mom weaves her loving art and leaves her magic n our hearts.
Mother is a verb, not a noun.
You’ve filled our house with love and laughter.
Humorous Greetings for Mom
A worried mother does better research than the FBI.
To my second least embarrassing parental unit on Facebook. Happy Mother’s Day!
Don’t forget to pick up a bottle of wine for your mom for mother’s day. After all, you are the reason she drinks.
To the woman who uses my voicemail like a podcast, Happy Mother’s Day!
A mom’s patience: What you have when there are too many witnesses.
Mom’s lament: I live in a madhouse run by a tiny army that I made myself.
Silence is golden unless you have a toddler, then it’s suspicious.
My mothering style has evolved to: “But, did anyone die?”
95% of mothering is wondering when you get to lie down again. Happy Mother’s Day!
Greetings for Friends
Have a fantastic Mother’s Day!
I love you to the moon and back – you’re an amazing Mom!
No matter how old I get, you’ll always be my hero.
Always my mom, forever my friend.
To my extraordinary Mom, you are my rock and my friend.
You are all kinds of amazing!
May your day be as sensational as you are.
Sending hugs your way on your special day. I miss you.
You’ve given me the three most important things: Your time, your care and your love. For that, I’m forever grateful.
For all that you’ve done for your daughter and me, thank you.
The love of your life just doesn’t grow on trees. Thank you for raising such an amazing woman.
The world is a better place because of people like you.
You mean more to me than you know. Thanks a million!
An amazing mother-in-law deserves an amazing day.
For Your Grandmother
Thanks for all the cookies and love.
Mothers of boys work from son-up until son-down.
The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.
Therese of Lisieux
God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers.
And I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.
Short Mom Quotes
All that I am or that I hope to be I owe to my mother.
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.
Inspirational Quotations on Mothers
Mother is the name for God on the lips and in the hearts of little children.
William M. Thackeray
Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do.
I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make learning unnecessary.
Dorothy C. Fisher
Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.
A mother is a person, who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.
Sarah Josepha Hale
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
Louisa May Alcott
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love, and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Funny Quotations for Mom
- It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.
The Golden Girls
- Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin’ too.
- Moms: Like Dads, only smarter.
- If a woman speaks and no one listens, her name is probably “Mom.”
- If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant’s life, she will choose to save the infant’s life without even considering if there is a man on base.
- I know how to do anything I’m a mom.
- Nothing is lost until your mother can’t find it.
Amusing and Witty Mom Quotes
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.
Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.
Motherhood: Shower, hair, makeup in less than 10 minutes with an audience.
Who better than Robert Louise Stevenson?
To My Mother by Robert Louis Stevenson
You too, my mother, read my rhymes
For love of unforgotten times,
And you may chance to hear once more
The little feet along the floor.
Jokes for Mom
Son, did you say a prayer before eating.
No sir, I didn’t have to. My mom is a good cook.
Q: Why do kangaroos hate rainy days?
A: The kids have to play inside.
Q: What does “minimum” mean?
A: A small mother.
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
Who takes the child by the hand takes the mother by the heart.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
To understand your parent’s love, you must raise children yourself.
There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it.
He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.
A mother understands what a child does not say.
What the child says, he has heard at home.
A rich child often sits in a poor mother’s lap.
He that has not traveled thinks that his mother is the only good cook in the world.
Tip: These proverbs, quotes, messages, etc. work great for Facebook and Instagram.
A day to celebrate moms was pioneered by the ancient Romans and Greeks. In many countries, it has been modernized.
When Anna M. Jarvis was 41 years old, her mother passed away. On the second anniversary of her Mom’s death – the second May Sunday in the year 1908 – Jarvis communicated her plans to establish a Mother’s Day in recognition of moms.
President Woodrow Wilson made it official in 1914 when he signed a proclamation as the second Sunday of May is a day for “public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country.”
Happy Mother’s Day In Spanish
Happy Mother’s Day Images
Hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever.
Not all superheroes wear capes.
Mother’s Day Memes
Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
For when a child is born the mother also is born again.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.
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