on April 26, 2021

No Mother’s Day gift would be complete without a message that melts mom’s heart (and makes her forget all about all those times you didn’t take her advice). Whether you’re writing mom or grandma a card, posting on Instagram, or looking for the right way to add a personal touch to your photo book, try these creative Mother’s Day messages to show mom just how much you care. Need a funny message for ma? We got you. Looking for a Mother’s Day note that’s a bit more sentimental? No sweat. Read on!

Heartfelt Messages

“There’s no way words could capture just how thankful we are for you. Thank you, thank you, thank you for every hug and kiss. Thank you for always showing up. We love you so much!”

“Mom, you sacrificed so much so I could shoot for the stars. I want you to know I see that.”

“I remember the lunch when you first told me you were going to be a mom. I was so happy for you then, and I still am, because I see how much you love it and how amazing you are at it.”

“Happy Mother’s Day! Wish I could be right there next to you talking and laughing the day away.”

“I’m so proud to be your kid.”

“I love you to the moon and back, Mom! Thank you for always inspiring me to live, love, and laugh!”

“I can’t imagine my life without your advice, support, and love. Thank you for always being there for me. I love you, Mom.”

“You are my rock. Thank you for teaching me how to stand up for myself, treat others with kindness, and how to be a compassionate person. I hope to be half as amazing as you one day, Mom!”

“Thank you for always teaching me our traditions and stressing the importance of family. One day, when I’m a grandmother, I’ll teach my own grandchildren the same lessons, recipes, and morals you teach my children. I love you, Mom.”

“Thank you for being such a pillar to this family. We all love you so much! Happy Mother’s Day!”

“Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who raised me into the strong, independent woman I am today.”

“Here’s to our movie nights, pizza nights, spa nights, and every night in between. I love you so much, Mom. I cherish every moment together!”

“There’s no one else in the world like you, Mom. I wouldn’t trade a moment, hour, or day by your side!”

Funny Messages

“Mom, I was lucky enough to inherit your wit and your sense of humor. I keep hoping I’ll get your lie-detector capabilities, too!”

“Mother’s Day, margarita, mojito and merlot all start with ‘m.’ Coincidence? I think not.”

“Happy Mother’s Day! We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. Literally.”

“Mother’s Day is every day when you have a gift of children like us!”

“I love you so much, Mom! Love, your favorite child.”

“I love you, Mom. You’re my best friend in the entire world. (Shh! Don’t tell Dad.)”

“I’m sorry I never cleaned my room! (Now I get it!) I appreciate you so much, Mom. I hope you have a wonderful day full of laughter and happiness, no one deserves it more than you.”

“Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! XOXO, your firstborn (aka the child that made you a mother).”

Best Messages for Grandma

“As a mom, as a mother-in-law, as a grandma—you’re the best, and we feel so blessed to have you!”

“You are the heart and soul of our family. Love you, Nana!”

“Nonna, you’re the cornerstone of our family.”

“Thanks for spoiling me rotten!”

“You don’t just give love, you are love. We love you so much, Grandma.”

“Happy Mother’s Day, Grandma! Hope your day is filled with love, laughter, and tons of hugs and kisses.”

Sentimental Messages from Him

“Happy Mother’s Day to an amazing woman I’ll always admire, appreciate and love!”

“With love to an amazing human…from someone who hopes to be half as amazing as you someday.”

“I love our family, and I love you.”

“Creativity, laughter, generosity…there’s so much to admire in the way you do motherhood every day.”

“From the moment we met, you’ve had my heart. And seeing you as a mom only makes me love you more.”

“Because of you, our home is built around compassionate, selfless love. Thank you for blessing this family—especially me.”

“What would we do without you? You’re the kindest, fiercest, most amazing woman in the world. I’m so happy you are the mother of our children. I love you, always.”

“There aren’t enough days in the year to celebrate you and all that you do. I love you more and more with each day that passes. Happy Mother’s Day to the woman that changed my life and has shown me the greatest love of all.”