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Sincere Mother's Day Messages & Quotes To and From Daughters


The relationship between a mother and daughter is truly unmatched. Healthy mother-daughter relationships are marked by reciprocal positivity and love. Adriana Trigiani said it best: “I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile.”

As a daughter, you have likely loved to make your mom happy from the time you were small. And, if you have experienced the joy of watching your daughter grow up and become a mother, you still delight in bringing a smile to her face. 

As Mother’s Day rolls around, you may be looking for a special way to say Happy Mother’s Day to your daughter, daughter-in-law or your own mom. To help, we have gathered all the very best Mother’s Day messages and quotes:

  • From mother to daughter…

  • From mother-in-law to daughter-in-law…

  • From daughter to mother…

  • And from dads to daughters, too! 

Below you will find the perfect words to express your gratitude and love to your mother or your daughter this Mother’s Day! 

Happy Mother’s Day Messages to Daughter

You have had the joy of raising your daughter, and she has her own child now. Everyone says don’t blink, it goes by so fast! And it’s true! How quickly she grew up and became a mom. What are the best ways to tell her Happy Mother’s Day? We have a few ideas:

  1. The only thing better than being your mom is seeing you bloom into an amazing mother. I am proud of you! 
  2. Your family is lucky to have you! You are a loving and dedicated mother, and I am in awe of how you gracefully handle all the things. 
  3. You are a kind and fierce, Mama Bear. I love the way that you protect and care for your babies! Happy Mother’s Day!
  4. You are an amazing mom and so much more! You deserve appreciation and lots of celebration. I hope you feel the love today! 
  5. Your babies are blessed to have you and I’m lucky to have a front row seat to your journey as a mom. Happy Mother’s Day!
  6. You bring so much sunshine into the world. I hope you feel the same joy that you have brought to my life. Happy Mother’s Day! 
  7. Happy Mother’s day to my not-so-little-anymore girl! You are a wonderful mom. I love you! 
  8. You are the best daughter & mother that anyone could ask for! I love you with all my heart. Happy Mother’s Day!
  9. May the Force™ be with you today & every day as you raise your beautiful kids. We are so proud of you. Happy Mother’s Day!
  10. For a daughter who has lost her mother: You are an incredible mother. I know your mom would be so proud, and I hope you feel her with you today! 

Happy Mother’s Day Messages to Daughter-in-Law

A healthy relationship between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law is built on a foundation of respect and kindness. This article is filled with great ideas for celebrating your mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. 

Likewise, genuine and gracious words from an in-law mean the world because they reveal feelings of goodwill and foster connection. Sharing your heart with your daughter-in-law is special, and here are some ideas if you are still thinking of the perfect words: 

  1. I couldn’t have dreamed of a better daughter-in-law and mom to my grandchildren! It’s amazing how much you juggle and how gracefully you handle it all. Happy Mother’s Day! 

  2. You’re the best partner for our son and you are doing a wonderful job raising the kids! We admire you & hope you always know you have our support.

  3. Your presence in our family is the joyful song of a bluebird in spring. You are a sweet oasis for your family. We think the world of you & hope you feel the peace and love that we feel when you’re around. Happy Mother’s Day!

  4. You bring sunshine to our lives & you’re raising the brightest little people we have ever known. Happy Mother’s Day to our dear daughter-in-law! 

  5. Watching you with the kids reminds us how much work it is to raise a family. We admire your patience, perseverance, and steadfast care for your family. Happy Mother’s Day! 

  6. Your tender care has brought so much growth to our family. It’s beautiful to see all of the ways we have grown together & the ways that your family keeps growing, too. We love you! 

  7. My son & grandchildren hit the jackpot with you! Happy Mother’s Day! 

Happy Mother’s Day Messages from Daughter

When you think of Mother’s Day, you most likely think of your own mama first. You want a creative way to bring a smile to her face, whether you are near or far away. You can send a unique Mother's day card and flower bouquet that she can display for months to come along with a thoughtful message. Here are some adoring messages to make your mom feel super special:

  1. Though we’re apart, you’re always in my heart. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! I think of you every single day & miss you so much! 

  2. Thanks for helping me learn to fly on my own & embracing me for who I am. You are the best mom ever! Happy Mother’s Day! 

  3. You make the world a brighter place for me, Mom. I am thankful for you every day & I hope you have a wonderful day today! 

  4. Roses are red & violets are blue. Who’s the best Mama? That’s easy, it’s you! Happy Mother’s Day! 

  5. I know you always say you’re proud of me, but I hope you know how proud I am to say you’re mine. I’m so grateful that you are my mom.I love you!

  6. There are so many moments when I ask myself, “What would mom do?” Thankfully, I can just call and ask. Thank you for being a shining example of a compassionate, generous, amazing woman and mother. You’re the best! 

  7. I love that you are tough but sensitive. You have taught me to embrace all of my emotions and walk in strength. Thank you for teaching me so much just by being you! I love you! 

  8. Mom, you have left a mark on my heart that will last forever. Your love has made my life better since the very beginning. Happy Mother’s Day! 

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Mother’s Day Quotes for Daughter

Make your Mother’s Day card for your daughter even sweeter. Add inspiring quotes to remind her what she means to you. The best gift will be for her to see herself reflected in these beautiful sentiments. Some quotes may make her laugh too! 

  1. “The choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” –Oprah Winfrey

  2. “My daughter introduced me to myself.” –Beyonce Knowles

  3. “A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.” –Laurel Atherton

  4. “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” –Ben Sirach

  5. “Every moment I have had with my daughter is precious.” –Cathy Shaffer

  6. “You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” –E.E. Cummings

  7. “I think the hardest thing for a mother is to make it possible for a child to be independent and at the same time let the child know how much you love her, how much you want to take care of her, and yet how truly essential it is for her to fly on her own.” –Madeleine Albright 

  8. “A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.” –Unknown

  9. “A mother’s treasure is her daughter.” –Catherine Pulsifer 

Mother’s Day Quotes for Daughter-in-Law

Communicating respect, gratitude, acceptance, and love through words is one of the greatest gifts you can give your daughter-in-law for Mother’s Day. Once you find a beautiful card, add a meaningful quote to express what she means to you: 

  1. “Thank you my dear for all the things you do. My heart is sincere when I say I love you.” –Catherine Pulsifer

  2. “Thank you for being the answer to the prayer I hadn’t realized I asked for.” –Marisa Donnelly 

  3. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” –Cynthia Ozick

  4. “Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and love.” –Dave Willis

  5. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” –Richard Bach

  6. “I did not give you the gift of life, life gave me the gift of you.” –Anonymous

Mother’s Day Quotes from Daughter

When you send a message to your mother, you might want to start with a quote. There are many beautiful ways to say Happy Mother’s Day to your mom, but you know which words will mean the most to her. Using one of these quotes will help you craft a heartfelt, creative message: 

  1. “The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter.” –Anita Diamant

  2. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” –George Eliot

  3. “Mother was comfort. Mother was home.” –Ruta Sepetys

  4. “Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with.” –Melia Keeton-Digby

  5. “A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” –Emily Dickinson

  6. “My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.” –Nayyirah Waheed

  7. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” –Maya Angelou

  8. My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.” –Erica Jong

  9. “A mother is a daughter’s ‘first’ friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend.” Vicki Reece

Words are important building blocks as you relate to your mother, daughter, or in-law. Expressing your love in new ways may help them see what they mean to you in a way they haven’t realized before. Your words are powerful and build a world and culture within your relationship.

Sharing a special message or quote with your mom, daughter, or daughter-in-law will bring beauty & new growth. There are so many 3D Mother’s Day cards and intricate flower centerpieces to send along with your heartfelt Mother’s Day message.

We hope these meaningful words and unique cards will bring beautiful new growth to your relationships. Happy Mother’s Day! 


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