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Mother’s Day Messages

Our Mother’s Day messages will put the right words on the tip of your tongue when you reach out to your mom. A read of these messages will be your inspiration.

Nothing touches and changes our lives more than our Mothers. A special connection between a mother and child starts before the baby is born. And on Mother’s Day, we also recognize grandmothers, stepmothers, aunts, mothers-in-law, and others who serve mother-type roles.

Mother’s Day becomes significant as so many folks fondly remember their mothers. One that affords us the great opportunity to say thank you and I love you.

Here are some ideas to express your feelings and show your Mom how much you appreciate her.

Best Happy Mother’s Day Messages

1.) Behind every good child is an amazing Mom. Thank you!

2.) You always led by example; thanks for being great, Mom!

3.) Mom, I love you more than guessing Wordle in two guesses.

4.) I love how we don’t have to proclaim that I’m your favorite every day. We just silently know it.

5.) I love you, Mom, more than you will ever know.

6.) As it turns out, you were right about everything. Have a great Mother’s Day, Mom; you deserve it.

7.) When I think of how lucky I am to have you as a Mom, I smile.

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Good Mother's Day Messages.

Funny Mother’s Day Messages

8.) I know I can sometimes be a pain in the neck (but I get that from Dad). Happy Mother’s Day!

9.) Mom, if you brightened my day any more, I’d have to wear sunglasses.

10.) Your love and caring molded and shaped me; thanks for breaking the mold, Mom.

11.) You are a one-of-a-kind Mom, and I have first-hand knowledge you raised me.

12.) May you have an incredible Mother’s Day and get as much quiet time as you need. Shhhhh.

13.) Mom, I feel empty when you’re not around, almost like there’s an echo.

14.) I tried to imagine a day without you, Mom, but I’m not that creative.

15.) Big hugs and kisses, Mom. Here’s a big smooch. SMACK!

16.) I got you this Mother’s Day Card but put it on your bill. (One of those funny Mother’s Day messages that have a bit of truth to it.)

17.) Happy Mother’s Day, Mom; you deserve special love and care on this special day; I’ll call Dad.

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Funny Mother's Day Messages


18.) Mom, I have proof that you are the glue that holds the family together; I’m stuck on you.

19.) Lots of love to you, Mom, on Mother’s Day, maybe a little wine too. Cheers!

20.) Sure, I’m one of the things life threw at you; I’m just glad you didn’t throw me back.

21.) If it were easy being a Mom, Dad would do it. (One of the zinger Mother’s Day messages that’s sure to get a laugh.)

22.) I don’t want to forget a great Mom on Mother’s Day; what was your name again?

23.) The best thing about having you as a Mom is you didn’t have ugly children.

Funny Mother’s Day Picture

Funny Mother's Day message.

More Funny Wishes for Mom

24.) Happy Mother’s Day to my Mother-In-Law! I’ll get the smelling salts.

25.) Thank you for loving me even though I ruined your body.

26.) I hope I meant more to you than just dirty laundry. Love you, Mom!

27.) You have always been a loving mother, even to my siblings, and that was hard.

28.) Mom, my birth couldn’t have been easy, but I’m glad you stuck around.

29.) Here’s hoping you get loads of card messages in your email. Maybe it will crash!

30.) You’ve given me a lot of unsolicited advice over the years. When do I get to do the same thing?

31.) I know you love me. You do, right?

32.) I remembered sending you a Mother’s Day Card. Is that a first?

33.) I know you smile when you think about us kids, but we all laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.


34.) Mom, thanks for not leaving me in a box somewhere. No, I mean it.

35.) Your cooking skills were second to none. How come I didn’t inherit those? Happy Mother’s Day!

36.) Mom, thanks for doing such a great job raising us kids, oh, and Dad too. I love you!

37.) Mom, may your Mother’s Day be filled with warm memories; I know mine will!

38.) You’ve always told embarrassing stories about me. When do I get to do that about you?

39.) Mom, it helps that we have the same sense of humor. How do you like squirting flowers?

40.) I wish you a great Mother’s Day. Let’s start with a question. Can I borrow $50?

Best Mother's Day Messages.

Good Mother’s Day Greetings

41.) May your Mother’s Day overflow with the joys of your positive influence.

42.) Mom, sometimes I made you cry when I was a kid. Now, when I think of you, sometimes I cry.

43.) I’m glad I can spend Mother’s Day with you; you spent so much time with me.

44.) My admiration for you knows no bounds; my love for you has no end. Happy Mother’s Day!

45.) You’ve seen me at my very worst and still loved me. Thank you, Mom.

46.) I hope you are proud of me. I am proud of you.

47.) Your hard work and dedication shine brightly in all your children on Mother’s Day!

48.) May your perfect loving and caring rebound and return to you.

49.) Mom, you were always wholly dedicated to our family, and that dedication paid off.

50.) I don’t want to forget a great Mom on Mother’s Day. I’m grateful!

51.) Unfortunately, my love is all I can give you on Mother’s Day. So here goes; I love you, Mom!

52.) If I tried forever, I couldn’t give back everything you’ve given me. Happy Mother’s Day!

Inspirational Mother’s Day Card Greetings

53.) It was just the two of us growing up, and I wouldn’t have changed a thing. Thanks for Everything, Mom!

54.) You never let me down and always lift me.

55.) Mom, you always kept us together and headed in the same direction; enjoy this Mother’s Day.

56.) I know I tested your patience and wasn’t the easiest person to be around, but you never gave up on me. Thank you, and Happy Mother’s Day!

57.) You have been a teacher, a cheerleader, a role model, and a supporter; in other words, you’ve been everything to me.

58.) A day without you is a sad day. Happy Mother’s Day!

59.) You always put me ahead of yourself, and I was honored.

60.) As I stop and reflect on Mother’s Day, I realize how much you mean to me.

61.) I don’t know how you did it, but you gave us your love and support, even when we probably didn’t deserve it, thank you, and love you, Mom!

62.) On Mother’s Day, we should celebrate all the women in our lives. And, especially you!

63.) We all get strength from a Mother’s love, but you made me strong. Happy Mother’s Day!

64.) I hope your Mother’s Day is full of happiness because that’s what you did for my life!

65.) Mom, the things you’ve given to me pale in comparison to what I could possibly give you.

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Short Happy Mother’s Day Wishes

66.) I am me because of you! Thanks, Mom.

67.) You always make me happy, Mom!

68.) Mom, I hope you get more than you wished.

69.) Thanks for always being you. Happy Mother’s Day!

70.) Have I ever told you you’re the best? You are Mom!

71.) I am so lucky you’re always there. Enjoy your Day!

72.) Thank you for giving me life.

73.) Happy Mother’s Day, you’re the greatest!

74.) I wished for a Mom, and I got you. I’m lucky!

75.) Mom, you cooked, cleaned, and cared for me. Thanks.

76.) To the world’s most amazing woman, my Mom!

77.) Stick with me; you’re my glue, Mom.

78.) Happy Mother’s Day to my superhero!

79.) Not just a Mom on Mother’s Day, but every day!

Tip for Sons and Daughters: In addition to a heartfelt message, you might consider a nice gift for Mom. We hear she likes chocolate, flowers, and breakfast in bed!

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Text Messages Ideas for Mom

80.) It’s rare, but sometimes you get it right the first time. Happy Mother’s Day from your firstborn.

81.) Roses are red; violets are blue; you know the rest; I love you!

82.) Mom, I learned about hard work from you. Thanks!

83.) Have fun on your special Mother’s Day; you deserve it!

84.) Without me, today might pass as just another day. You’re very welcome.

85.) Thanks for raising a fierce, independent woman (who still needs her Mom’s hugs).

86.) You fueled my life with your Motherly love! To the best mother, Happy Mother’s Day!

87.) Mom, you are my rock; I stand on your shoulders.

88.) Your hugs were always the best.

89.) Raising us kids, you were very gentle. Thanks, Mom!

90.) You gave me the wings to fly.

91.) Mom, thanks for being my guide through life.

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Lovely Mother’s Day Wishes

92.) You made me believe I can achieve anything. Thanks, Mom!

93.) Not only are you my best friend, Mom, but you’re also my forever friend!

94.) You’re the kind of mother-in-law others can only wish they had.

95.) If I could pick, you’d still be my Mom.

96.) You are one fantastic Mother, and I should know; you raised me.

97.) I’m glad as a child you walked before me; now you walk with me, Mom.

98.) I appreciate your non-judgmental support of my somewhat questionable decisions.

99.) So lucky to have a bonus mom like you! To the best stepmom ever!

100.) You made me believe I could fly. Thanks, Mom!

101.) Ain’t no hood like motherhood!

102.) Mom, don’t let go; I need a hug.

103.) Your heart understands me; I Love you, Mom!

104.) The precious gifts you’ve given me will last a lifetime. Thank you, Mom!

105.) Thank you for being the maid, taxi driver, chef, counselor, teacher, and referee. You performed each role to perfection during my childhood and even now.

106.) You’re one of my favorite parents!

107.) From “Mommy” to my most reliable confidant in the span of just a few years. Have a perfect Mother’s Day – you deserve it.

Beautiful Mother Messages

108.) Because I love you, I hope your life is filled with as much love as you gave. Happy Mother’s Day!

109.) I am the person I have become because of you, Mom, and hope you know you’re responsible.

110.) Mom, you devoted your life to me, and I love the results!

111.) I hit the Mom jackpot! No one does it better.

112.) Sending you all the love, Mom, across all the miles and with all the smiles you’ve given me.

113.) My greatest joy is that I have the love of my mother. It brings me peace.

114.) I hope I have done you justice for all the work you invested in me.

115.) You’ve been kind, generous, and loving; I hope I can return the favor, Mom.

116.) I feel fortunate you’re my Mom, and my luck continues with all the love you give me.

117.) Mom, there’s no question that you are the reason I am who I am and will be forever.

118.) You are a great woman, a great friend, and a great Mother. Face it, Mom, you’re great. I love you.

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Loving Mother's Day greeting.

Cute Sentiments for Mother’s Day Messages

119.) On this special Mother’s Day, I want you to relax and enjoy all 24 hours of love.

120.) Mom, you have loved me for as long as I can remember; I hope to love you just as long.

121.) What an incredible mother you are to your children and a wonderful aunt to mine. I couldn’t do it without you!

122.) If mothers were flowers, I’d pick you every time!

123.) Thank you, Mom, for everything you have done for my siblings and me. We love you.

124.) Sorry about my siblings. At least you have me. Happy Mom’s Day!

125.) I know I don’t always show you how much I love you, but trust me, I really do. Happy Mother’s Day!

126.) Happy Mother’s Day from your favorite child (don’t worry, I haven’t told the others).

127.) Mama, you were always there for me. I appreciate all you’ve done (and continue to do).

128.) Mom, when it comes to you, there is no such thing as too much love.

129.) To a mother like no other!

130.) You are the most important person in my life, and it’s only fitting that you are the one I love the most. Happy Mother’s Day!

New Mom Mother’s Day Messages

131.) You will be a fantastic mom because you’re an amazing person!

132.) With motherhood comes tremendous responsibility, but you’re more than capable. Soon, you’ll be carrying the title of Super Mom!

133.) Happy first Mother’s Day and many more. You are a wonderful mother and role model.

134.) Have a wonderful Mother’s Day as you celebrate the new addition to your family!

Mother’s Day Quotes

135.) A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo

136.) There’s no way to be a perfect mother, and there are a million ways to be a good one.
Jill Churchill

137.) Mother’s love is the fuel that enables an average human being to do the impossible.
Marion C. Garretty

138.) Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.
Susan Gale

139.) To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.
Maya Angelou

140.) My mother, she is beautiful, softened at the edges, and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
Jodi Picoult

141.) My mother’s gifts of courage to me were both large and small. The latter are woven so subtly into the fabric of my psyche that I can hardly distinguish where she stops and I begin.
Maya Angelou.

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Mother’s Day Wishes from Grandma

142.) Thank you for being such an incredible mother to our grandchildren. Looking at them, we can tell you’re doing things right!

143.) May your special day be filled with much happiness.

144.) As you know, raising kids takes a lot of patience, love, and understanding. You do it all so well; you make it look easy!

145.) The ups and downs of motherhood can be like a roller coaster. I wouldn’t want my grandkids riding with anyone but you.

To Grandma

146.) To the best grandmother in the world – Happy Mother’s Day!

147.) Did you ever dream of a family as happy as ours when you fell in love?

148.) To the best grandma, you make us all so proud. Happy Grandmother’s Day!

149.) You make the sun shine brighter wherever you go. Don’t change one thing about yourself!

150.) Your smile makes the world go round. Happy Mother’s Day!

To Wife

151.) To my cheapest therapist, a partner in crime, and best friend, Happy Mother’s Day!

152.) You fill my heart with so much love. Thanks for doing all that you do! Have the best Mother’s Day.

153.) To the best listener who provides our family unconditional love daily, have a spectacular day!

154.) From wonderful wife to amazing mom in no time. I’m amazed at all you do for us.

155.) Thinking of you with lots of love today on your special day!

156.) Hoping your day is filled with as much happiness and joy as you provide our family daily.

157.) Without you, my life would have no meaning, and I mean it. Happy Mother’s Day!

158.) Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who taught me wisdom, kindness, and strength.

159.) Momming is difficult, but you’re crushing it!

160.) You’re doing a fantastic job with this whole Mom stuff!

FAQ – Mother’s Day Messages

Here are some frequently asked questions about Mother’s Day messages.

What is a funny Mother’s Day message?

I love how we have a silent understanding that I’m the favorite. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

What are some good Mother’s Day wishes?

Consider “Your hard work, kindness, and dedication shine brightly in all your children on Mother’s Day!” Or “Sending you all the love, Mom, across all the miles and with all the smiles you’ve given me.”

What are some good Mother’s Day quotes?

Jill Churchill wrote, “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” And Rudyard Kipling wrote, “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

Final Thoughts

Accompany your perfect Mother’s Day message of appreciation and love with a Mother’s Day gift (or two). Wish her an amazing Mother’s Day, wrap the gift(s), and include a card. Do it in style.

By Tim Moodie with Mike O’Halloran

Tim has spent many years writing funny greeting cards, coffee mugs, and toilet paper for Recycled Paper Products. He works as a creative director, copywriter, and toy inventor. Mike is the founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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