Mother’s Day Message To Write In Your Greeting Card

April 07, 2021 3 min read

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There are a thousand words you can use to describe your mom: nurturing, sweet, caring, hilarious, thoughtful and well, everything else. This Mother’s Day, make sure she knows how much you appreciate her for being the one that's always got your back. Also, Mother’s Day is a perfect time to show your love to all the other wonderful women in your life, from mother-in-law, grandmothers, aunts to sisters or friends. If you are at a loss for words, no worries, we have collected the wisest words on mothers and motherhood to share with your beloved people on this special day.

Sweet Mother's Day messages

  • My mother refused to let me fail. So I insisted." - Walker Percy
  • “A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.” - Princess Diana
  • “My mother is a walking miracle.” - Leonardo DiCaprio
  • “Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” - Emily Dickinson
  • “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” - Hermann Hesse

Hilarious Mother's Day messages

  • “In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.” - Randy Susan Meyers
  • “My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” - Buddy Hackett
  • “If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says ‘keep away from children” - Susan Savannah
  • “Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too.” - Lionel
  • “Mom, you taught me everything, even logic: Because I say so, and that’s it.” - Unknown

Mother's day poems

Salt by Nayyirah Waheed

my first country,
The first place I ever lived.

To My Mother by Christina Rossetti

To-day's your natal day;
Sweet flowers I bring:
Mother, accept, I pray
My offering.
And may you happy live,
And long us bless:
Receiving as you give
Great happiness.


God Created Mothers by Holly Giffers

When God created mothers,
All as lovely as can be,
He made one extra special,
And saved her just for me!

Mother's Day messages for grandmothers

  • “Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” - Marcy DeMaree
  • “My grandmother is my angel on earth. She is always looking out for me, she is always there for me, she loves and cares for me in a very special way. An angel describes her best!” - Catherine Pulsifer 
  • “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” - Ogden Nash
  • “A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes” - Barbara Cage 
  • “My mother and grandmother raised me. Queens raised me.” - Lamar Odom

Mother's Day messages for expecting mothers

  • “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” - Robert Browning
  • “Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.” - Robin Lim
  • “Feeling fat lasts nine months, but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.” - Nikki Dalton
  • “No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” - Sarah Josepha Hale

Mother's Day messages for wife

  • “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love.” - Edwin Hubbell Chapin
  • "If you’re a mom, you’re a superhero. Period." - Rosie Pope
  • “No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.” - Harold MacMillan
  • “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” - Theodore Hesburgh

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Final Thoughts

As Mother’s Day comes around, we hope one of the Happy Mother’s Day quotes above can put a smile on your Mom’s face.  A mother’s love is endless self-sacrifice that will remain in our hearts forever. Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms, both here on Earth and up in Heaven!