What To Write On A Mother's Day Card

By Ali + Julie on 29 Apr 2023

If there’s someone who deserves a heartfelt ‘thank you’, it’s Mum! Here’s some inspiration for what to write on a Mother’s Day card, from heartfelt messages to something funny.

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  • Thanks for always being there for me, through the laughter and the tears, I am so blessed that you’re my Mum.
  • I truly appreciate everything you have given me: your kindness, love, support and a warm hug that makes everything okay. You’re a special person, Mum, and I’m so lucky to have you in my life.
  • Mum, you taught me about patience, hard-work, forgiveness, compassion, humility and courage. You’ve shown me the type of person I want to be, and I’m so grateful for your guidance – just by being you.
  • As I grow older, I appreciate everything you did for me more and more each day. For your patience, your love and your guidance – you are truly amazing.
  • Thank you for being my mum and my best friend. You mean the world to me. Happy Mother‘s Day.
  • Mum, you bring so much joy to everyone around you. You’re a bright light in my life, and I’m so luck to have you.
  • You’re beautiful inside and out, and thank you for being the best Mum I could ever ask for – I love you to the moon and back. Happy Mother’s Day!


  • Happy Mother’s Day, love from your favourite child.
  • Only a mother as perfect as you could have a son/daughter as perfect as me.
  • “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it…” – Dorothy, The Golden Girls
  • Thanks for being a great mother, therapist, stylist, chef, and best friend.
  • Thanks for answering my calls whether it’s 1 pm or 1 am – I’d be lost without you, Mum!
  • When I think about what I was like as a child…I don’t know how you did it! Thanks for putting up with me. You deserve a medal.
  • “The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.” – Jane Sellman

For Other Mother's (Stepmums, Grandmas, Mum-To-Be, Wife, Sister, Friend, etc.)

  • Thank you for inspiring me and believing in me, your kindness brings me more comfort than you know. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • I hope one day I can be half of the mother that you’ve been to me.
  • You’ve been just like a Mum to me, thank you for being a source of love in my life.
  • Thank you for helping me navigate life’s decisions, I don’t know what I’d do without you!
  • Thanks for being an amazing mother to our children, I’m so lucky to have you as my wife. I appreciate everything that you do, you’re the rock of this family.
  • I could not have been blessed with a more amazing wife, friend and now mother to our children. I’m so glad our children will grow up with such an amazing woman in their life. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • To my beautiful wife: I know I don’t always say it, but thank you for being an incredible Mum to our kids and for everything you do for our family.
  • I love the special moments we have together as a family, and I love sharing those moments with you. I fall more in love with you and our beautiful family every single day. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • Happy mum-to-be day! I’m so excited for your journey ahead, you’re going to be an incredible mother and I can’t wait to meet your new son/daughter.
  • Your children are so lucky to have you as their Mum! And I’m even luckier to have you as my friend. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Thanks for being such a fun grandma! I love spending time with you, cooking with you, talking to you, and laughing with you. You’re so special to me. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • You’re simply the best Grandma ever! Thanks for sharing your love, laughter and homemade cookies with us.
  • Sister, I have loved watching you become such an incredible mother. You have a beautiful family and I hope your Mother’s Day is filled with happiness and love.

Quotes About Mothers

  • “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” – Author Unknown
  • “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie
  • “All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “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
  • “My mother is a walking miracle.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
  • “Motherhood: all love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

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