Here’s What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card for the Inspiring Women In Your Life
“This Mother’s Day, I’d like to propose a deal—I’ll promise to visit more often if you’ll promise to stop referring to the dog as my brother.”
Mother’s Day: It’s a day to celebrate the strong, inspiring women in your life — and show them some love with a sentimental gift or two! More often than not, we tell our mother figures how we feel through mushy, heartfelt cards. If it’s hard to put your thoughts onto paper, we’ve gathered some touching, funny and totally delightful messages and well wishes that are sure to tug at her heartstrings. These easy quotes and sayings are sure to make you the favorite child once mama reads your card. Here’s what to write in your Mother’s Day card this year…
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Funny Messages for Mom
Don't you think it's funny that you're still my mother? You should’ve been promoted by now!
Mom, I was lucky enough to inherit your nose and your laugh. I keep hoping I’ll get your BS-detector capabilities, too!
Mom, you're one of my favorite parents. And I mean that sincerely.
This Mother’s Day, I’d like to propose a deal—I’ll promise to visit more often if you’ll promise to stop referring to the dog as my brother. Are we in agreement?
Congratulations, you did a great job raising me to be the most amazing human being!
One day a year to recognize a job that gets no paid vacation? It’s time to go, Mom…we’re unionizing.
Thanks for putting up with me, mom. I know you like a challenge.
"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." —Erma Bombeck
"Dear Mom, thank you for keeping all the bad stuff I did from Dad." —Anonymous
"Happy Mother’s Day, mom! And while I have you, quick apologies for my teenage years.” —Anonymous
"Mom: I love you and your super long voicemails." —Anonymous
“Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers.” —Anonymous
“If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way your mom told you to do it from the start." —Anonymous
“I do what I want, when I want, where I want...if my mom says it's ok.” —Anonymous
“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.”
Mother’s Day 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.”
Mother’s Day Messages for Mother-in-Law
You have shown me so much love and given me so much guidance. Thank you for opening your home and your heart to me.
Happy Mother’s Day to the best bonus mother a daughter-in-law could have.
You do so much for us, and I want you to know that I see you and appreciate you.
I’m so proud to be a part of your family.
You are truly a guiding light, a confidant and a mother to me. Thank you for your unconditional love.
John 16:21 “A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.”
Proverbs 31:28–29 "Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: 'Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.'"
Proverbs 31:26 "She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue."
Proverbs 31:31 "Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate."
Isaiah 66:13 "As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you."