What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card: 50 Memorable Messages

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to honour the women in our lives who have given us so much support, love and wisdom. Along with a stunning flower bouquet, a letter or card with a heartfelt message can make the mothers in your life feel cherished. However, if you’re struggling to come up with the words to say, worry no more because we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’re going to share the best messages you can write on your Mother’s Day card.

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Happy Mother’s Day Wishes

Most of us know that sending someone a card can boost the recipient’s mood. But did you know that wishing others well can also improve your own well-being? Research from Iowa State University that this act of kindness can lower your anxiety and make you feel happier. So, if you want to give the gift that keeps on giving, here are some Mother’s Day wishes you can write on your card:

Wishing you all the love and happiness you deserve this Mother’s Day.

I’d like you to know how lucky I feel to be called your child. I wish you a happy Mother’s Day, mum!

The best mum in the world deserves the best day ever! I hope you have a great day. Happy Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day, I wish you have a day full of love, relaxation and your favourite sweets!

I wish you a Mother’s Day as wonderful and special as you.

Wishing you a Mother’s Day as awesome as you!

Today, the luckiest child in the world is wishing you the best this Mother’s Day. Love you, Mommy!

To the woman who always sees the best in me, I hope you have a blast this Mother’s Day.

I’m so grateful that you always make us feel so cared for and loved. I hope I can do the same for you, at least this Mother’s Day!

Best Mother’s Day wishes, not only for today but for all the days and ways!

Funny Mother’s Day Messages

If humour is part of your family’s love language, funny Mother’s Day messages may be your style. Here’s what to write in a Mother’s Day card when you want to inject fun into your message and still connect genuinely with your mum:

Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who gave me the genes for stunning eyes and an incredible sense of humour! I hope I’ll get your lie-detecting skills too!

To the only mom who can pull off dad jokes, Happy Mother’s Day!

I hope you have a blast today! This is your time off from being the family’s on-call nurse, professional chef and tireless referee!

What? You only get one day off from being a mum? It’s high time we start a union! 

We all know that Dad’s not the official jokester of the family! You’re the real architect of humour at our dinner table! Happy Mum’s Day!

If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Happy Mother’s Day from your second child.

I know you’ve been asking for a grandchild, but would a card suffice? Happy Mother’s Day!

If I weren’t born, today would just be an ordinary day for you. You’re welcome.

Mum, thank you for raising me well so that I may raise my fur babies. Happy Mother’s Day!

Who needs a Mother’s Day gift when you already have the best present—me!

Mother’s Day Messages from a Daughter

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The bond that a daughter and mother share is special and unique. In fact, a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience found that among all the types of parent-child connections, the positive brain associations between mothers and daughters are the strongest. Now, if you’re looking for ways to put your love into words, here are some heartfelt messages you can write on your Mother’s Day card:

To the person who moulded me into becoming a strong, independent woman – Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to my best friend since day 1!

I know that I can climb mountains. I am the woman that I am now because of you, Mum! Happy Mother’s Day!

You are the best mom anyone could ask for! Happy Mother’s Day!

Every day, I feel lucky and blessed to be called your daughter. I hope you enjoy your day!

Thank you for always reminding me that all my feelings are valid. You’ve always been my rock and constant support, and I celebrate you for the incredible woman you are – not only on Mother’s Day but every single day I’m alive. Love you, Mum!

Happy Mother’s Day to the loveliest and kindest mum in the world!

If I were given the option in any alternate universe, I would still choose to be your daughter. I love you more than words can express, Mum! 

Mom, you’ve given me strength, wisdom and love. You are my guiding light. Happy Mother’s Day.

I’m still in awe of how you put up with a bratty, spoiled daughter like me! Thanks for everything, Mum! Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day Messages from a Son

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Whether you’re still in your teens or you’re already a grown man, it will always be a good idea to show your deep appreciation for the woman who played an irreplaceable role in your life. So, aside from getting her flowers for Mother’s Day, here are some touching and memorable messages you can write on a card:

I hope you know how thankful I am for all the things you’ve done for me, Mom. It’s such a privilege to be your son.

I’d use up all the ink and paper in the world if I started listing the reasons why I love you, Mom! Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who raised me to be the man I am today. I’m so proud to be called your son.

You’d always say that the day I was born was the happiest day of your life. But, Mum, you should know that a mother like you is the best gift a son can receive.

Thank you for all the sacrifices you’ve made for me. Your love has always been my guiding light. I love you to the moon and back, Mum!

Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who believes that I can do anything (except maybe finding my socks)!

Kudos to you for having the strength to raise a son like me! Happy Mother’s Day!

To my ultimate friend, forever guide and strong anchor – Happy Mother’s Day!

I know how many times you’ve been tempted to sell me to the circus. Thanks for not doing that!

I’m capable of so much love because I learned from the best – Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day Quotes

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Most of the time, it doesn’t take a lengthy essay to express your love and appreciation for a person. You can still make a mom feel special with short but sweet Mother’s Day quotes. Along with a gift for Mum, here are some borrowed, but nonetheless thoughtful, messages you can write on your card:

“There are 5 billion people on this planet, and you’re the perfect mom for me. What are the odds of that?” – Young Sheldon

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

“A mother’s love liberates.” – Maya Angelou

“I’ve got her spirit. She’s always got my back. When I look at her, I think, I want to be just like that.” – Lauren Alaina, “Like My Mother Does”

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana

“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 31:28-29

“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” – Lady Gaga

“There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are super mom.” – Stephanie Precourt

Tips for Writing a Unique Mother’s Day Card

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Do you want to find a way to honour all the effort your mom puts in? Well, this year, you can skip the template greeting cards and write one that you can proudly call your own. If you’re struggling to find the words to say, here are some tips to get your creative juices flowing.

1.  Write about something you haven’t told her

Take this opportunity to tell your mom the things you love about her. You might feel like your mother already knows how much you appreciate her but writing it down can be a powerful gesture. Another idea would be telling your mom about something she did or said that helped you navigate a difficult point in your life. 

2. Recall a fun memory with your mother

You can write about a fun activity you did with your mom. It could be as simple as a quick trip to the salon or as elaborate as an out-of-town vacation. Try recalling how that day went and tell her how you had fun spending time with her. Once she starts reading your message, she’ll likely want to talk about that fun memory with you!

3. Inject humour

You can also include some humour in your Mother’s Day card to give your mom a good laugh. Whether it’s recalling an embarrassing experience or sharing a light-hearted joke, you can never go wrong with putting a smile on your mom’s face.

4. Thank her for what he does

Mothers often sacrifice a lot without expecting anything in return. So, in your letter, express your gratitude for what she has done and continues to do. You can even make it special by acknowledging even the smallest details that she does for the family daily. Also, you can thank her for the ways she has inspired you.

5. Wish the best for her

Write about all the good things you wish for her future. Whether it’s health, fun adventures, relaxation or happiness, express how much you want the best for her. You can also give her a bouquet of Mother’s Day sunflowers to show her how you desire a joyous and bright future for her.

6. Show affection to your partner

Are you thinking of ways to write a thoughtful Mother’s Day message for your partner? Well, one of the ways to do so is to show affection through words. You tell your partner how beautiful she is or talk about the qualities that make her a great mom. Also, you can tell her that what she’s doing matters and show her the ways she has made an impact on your family. 

7. Be sincere

You may fill your Mother’s Day message with lots of thoughtful words, but it will only make an impact if the words come from your heart. Remember that the card doesn’t have to sound perfect. What will count is how sincere your message is. If it comes genuinely from you, it will resonate with her.

8. Don’t focus on the length

It can be challenging to fit everything you want to say in a Mother’s Day card. But if your goal is to write a unique message, you shouldn’t worry too much about the length. What’s important is you express your gratitude and love in a meaningful way.

9. End with a warm closing

Complete your message with an affectionate closing. You can add a sweet, personal touch by using phrases like “Hugs and kisses” and “With all my love.” 

Make Your Mother’s Day Message Unforgettable

There are many ways to express your appreciation for the woman who sacrificed a lot for you. Writing them a unique Mother’s Day card is one. And if you want to make your gift truly special, turn to Flowers Across Sydney and schedule a flower delivery for your mum. With so many bouquets and arrangements to choose from, you’ll find the gift that will surely surprise and delight your mother.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mother’s Day Messages

What should I write on my Mother’s Day card?

You can choose from the messages we shared in this blog post. But if you want to keep it short and sweet, here are some ideas:

  • I’m so lucky to have the best mum in the world!
  • Thank you for everything you’ve done and keep on doing for me.
  • I hope your day will be as fabulous as you!
  • More than the gratitude I feel, I deeply admire you for how you raised me.
  • I hope you know how proud I am to be your child.

How do you say Happy Mother’s Day in a unique way?

One of the best ways to make your Mother’s Day message unique is by writing about a memory that only you and your mom share. Tell her how much you treasure this memory to show her how special she is to you.

What are some cute Mother’s Day quotes?

Here are some cute quotes that you can include in your Mother’s Day message:

  • “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.” – The Golden Girls
  • “Moms are like buttons. They hold it all together.” – Unknown
  • “When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother.” – Anna Quindlen

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