What to Write in a Mother's Day Card: 90+ Mother's Day Card Message Ideas

Mothers deserve to be celebrated daily, but Mother's Day is a special and dedicated day of celebration devoted solely to them. 

"Happy Mother's Day" can get old after a while, and we want to help you stand out! Here are 60+ unique Mother's Day card messages to ensure that every mom in your life will feel utter love and joy this year.   

Mother's Day Card Messages For Mom

Finding the perfect Mother’s Day card messages can be difficult. You love your mom so much, but how can you express it in the right way? Take some inspiration from one of these sweet notes:

  1. Mom, do you know how special you are? I’m so thankful for you.

  2. Mom, when I was younger I didn’t fully appreciate all the sacrifices you made for me. But now I can see it in clear light and it makes me love you even more. 

  3. Raising me took a lot of patience. Thanks for hanging in there with me! I love you lots. 

  4. Every day I’m thankful that you're my mom. Happy Mother’s Day! 

  5. You’re not just my mom, you’re my best friend. I hope you have the most amazing day ever! 

  6. For all you do for your family, we love you with all our hearts. Happy Mother’s Day! 

  7. Mom, you’re the glue that holds us together. 

  8. I'm lucky to be in your litter! You're truly an inspiration, and you made me who I am today.

  9. Happy mother's day! Thank you for dealing with me when I was a teen, and dealing with me as an adult 😃

  10. Rain or Shine, you are always there for me. Thanks for being the greatest mom in the world!

  11. Mom, I wouldn't be me without you on pretty much every level. Thank you for teaching me how to be a good person, what unconditional support is, and what a great mom looks like. I love you. 

  12. The older I get, the more I realize how important it is to have a mom like you. You have provided stability in my life and the love and acceptance I needed. Happy Mother's Day!

  13. Mom - you are a badass. You deal with crazy people like me (and my brothers and sisters). And yet, you still stay alive. And do more awesome and crazy things. Wow - how can you do all of that?

  14. I love you more than I can ever put into words.

  15. I'm so lucky to have a Mom as awesome as you.

  16. Thank you for being such an amazing role model for me throughout the years.

  17. You deserve to relax and take time for yourself today. Happy Mother's Day!

  18. How did I end up so lucky to have a mother as sweet as you?

  19. "To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power." -- Maya Angelou

  20. Because of you, I am me! Happy Mother's Day to the best mom ever.

  21. All of the best parts of myself I've learned from you. Happy Mother's Day to the best Mom there is.

  22. Thank you for raising me to be the strong and independent individual that I am today. I love you so so so much!

  23. You inspire me every single day to be the best version of myself. Thank you for everything, mom, I love you so much.

  24. Thank you for being my first, best, and forever friend mom!

  25. You've taught me everything I needed to know about life. I hope one day I can do the same with my children. I love you! Happy Mother's Day!

  26. Mom, you are my: hero, voice of reason, cheerleader, partner-in-crime, supporter, and so, so, so much more.

  27. I hope one day I can be half of the mother that you've been to me. Your kindness and love bring me more comfort than you know.

Want the perfect card for mom that will go perfectly with your sweet words? Browse some of our pop-up cards below: 
  1. Grateful for Mom Pop-Up Card: The Grateful for Mom card is sure to show your mom just how much you appreciate her. 

  2. Mother's Day Hummingbird Pop-Up Card: Is your mom an avid bird lover? If so, we think she’ll love this beautifully elegant Pop-Up Card, featuring a stunning 3D hummingbird  that pops out against a floral white background.

Mother's Day Card Messages for Wife 

Not sure what to write in a mother's day card for your wife? We’ve got you covered! Browse from our list of sweet and caring messages below: 

  1. Thank you for being an amazing mother to my children.

  2. I'm so lucky that my children have you to look up to.

  3. I am eternally thankful for the work you put in every day for being such a wonderful mother and a wonderful partner.

  4. Every day your superhuman patience, support, and love for our children amaze me. I could never do this without you love. 

  5. We've kept the kids alive for another year! Let's celebrate by letting them focus on what you need for a change :)

  6. Life has given us a wonderful family, a happy home, and love for each other. Most importantly, it has given us each other. I am so grateful to have you as my wife. Happy Mother's Day.

  7. You are so full of compassion, love, and strength. Even when things get tough, you are always there. I love you for being who you are and for all that you do. Happy Mother's Day to the most amazing Mother (and Wife!) in the world!

  8. Wow. I can't believe how many ways you've helped our kids grow into the awesome children that we are so lucky to call our own. You're the best!

  9. How lucky was I to marry you?! Thank you for being the most amazing wife and mother in the world. 

  10. Every day you spoil me and the kids. But today is all about spoiling you! All my love to my most amazing wife and mother to my kids! 

  11. If I haven’t said it enough, I wanted to take this moment to let you know that I think you’re the best mom and wife in the world! 

Your wife deserves the best this Mother’s Day. Treat her to a stunning gift to make her day even more memorable: 

  • Mother's Day Flower Bouquet: Want to give your wife flowers that will stand the test of time? This dazzling paper flower bouquet features a collection of colorful blooms in shades of pink, purple, white, and blue, and displays a note that says, 'For Mom.' Each blossom is incredibly detailed, with laser-cut slits to let the light shine through each petal. 

Mother's Day Card Messages for Grandma

Mother’s Day card sayings for grandma are extra special. Not only has your grandma raised your mom or dad, but she’s also always played a part in raising you too.

  1. Happy Mother's Day to my momma's momma.

  2. Grandma, your love and abundance of sweets mean more than you'll ever know!

  3. Not a day goes by where I don't think about all the times we spent together, happy [grand]mother's day, ma!

  4. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and we can see where mom/dad got all his/hers great qualities from! Thanks for being such an awesome Grandma and we love you very much!

  5. Enjoy your special day Grandma - I hope to be like you when I grow up!

  6. In this busy world, we sometimes forget to say what's in our hearts. But today seems perfect, Grandma, for telling you how much you'll always mean to me. Thank you for being a father and grandfather to our family!

  7. It's grand to have someone like you in our family! Happy Mother's Day Grandma!

  8. Wow - you are basically like two moms. The mom of my mom (or dad). Why settle for one when you can have two? The great thing is, you've been a mom so much longer than my mom, that you know how to be a mom so well! You've taught me so many things, and I'm excited about all the new things I can learn from you, grandma!

  9. Grandma, your love is like no other. 

  10. Grandma, you’ve always spoiled your family, but today it’s all about spoiling YOU! 

  11. Thanks for being such a big part of my favorite memories, Grandma. You have no idea how much you mean to me. 

  12. You are so loved, so cherished, and so appreciated — we love you so much, Grandma. 

  13. I hope you know how much I admire the strong woman you are.

  14. Grandma, you’ve taught me everything I know about love, dedication, and family.

  15. Grandma, thanks for being a shining light in my life. 

  16. You went above and beyond to help raise me and it’s given us such a special connection. Love you lots!   

  17. Berry Sweet Grandma Pop-Up Card: "For a berry sweet grandma" is written on the cover of this delicious design. When you're celebrating Mother's Day, this sweet treat will show your grandma just how much you care. This design is the perfect way to say thank you for teaching you how to bake and sharing all of the family's top-secret recipes.

  18. For My Wonderful Grandma Card with Mini Bouquet: Does your grandma love a bouquet of flowers? We think she’ll adore our miniature flower bouquets. Each Mini Bouquet comes tucked inside a matching card, perfect for every celebration of love, both big and small. 

  19. You Put The Grand in Grandma Pop-Up Card: If your grandma loves to laugh, we think she’ll love this funny ‘’you put the grand in grandma’’ Pop-Up Card, complete with an ornate and vibrant bunch of flowers that pop out to greet grandma as she opens the card. 

Mother's Day Card Messages for New Moms & Moms-to-Be

Wondering what to write in a mother's day card for a new mom or mom-to-be? Make her feel extra special with one of these loving messages: 

  1. You're going to be an amazing mother - your pups are lucky to have you!

  2. Just thought you needed a little reminder of what a wonderful mother you are going to be, love you!

  3. Thing's are just getting started, but you're already doing great. I can't wait to meet the awesome children you're sure to raise.

  4. Babies are tough, and so are you. I'm so proud of the mom you've become. 

  5. It's hard to believe how much life's changed this past year. Congratulations and happy Mother's day. 

  6. Hello baby! Now your life is going to get a little bit crazy. It's good. Crazy is better than boring, right? Being a new mom - it's special. It only happens once. So enjoy it. Enjoy it every day :)

  7. Happy Mother-to-be Day! You're going to make such an amazing mom!

  8. Today is a special day to celebrate with your new little bundle! Happy 1st Mother's Day and cheers to many more!

  9. I have the strongest feeling that you're going to be the most amazing mother in the world!

  10. Although you may feel nervous about becoming a mom, I just know you’re going to be wonderful. I love you! 

  11. Not long now until you get to share so many happy Mother’s Day memories with your little one. I can’t wait to share these precious memories with you. 

  12. I just wanted to let you know that you’ve got this whole ‘’new mom thing’’ under control. More than that, you’re doing an awesome job! Here’s to your first Mother’s Day and many more happy memories. 

  13. You may be a new mom, but you seem like a pro! Happy Mother’s Day! 

  14. When your kids grow up, I know they’re going to spoil you for Mother’s Day. Why? Because they have the most amazing mom in the world!  

  • Bun in the Oven Pop-Up Card: The perfect gift for the special mom-to-be in your life, the front cover of this cute card features a pair of oven mitts cradling a smiling ball of dough with the words "bun in the oven!" written in adorable pink letters. Once opened, a cutesy blue kitchen oven character pops up, and the same cheerful bread dough from the cover can be seen inside. 

  • Pink Baby Carriage Pop-Up Card: The front cover of this precious card is light pink, featuring a delicate floral bundle behind a graceful banner that has "Hello baby" written in fancy script. Once opened, a dainty pink antique baby carriage pops up, along with some blossoming spring flowers.  

Mother’s Day Card Messages for Other Mothers & Mother Figures 

Mother’s Day card messages aren’t exclusively reserved for your mother – they’re relevant to any motherly figure in your life, related or not. If you know another mother in your life that you want to share your love with, these messages are perfect for you: 

  1. "Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." -- Oprah Winfrey

  2. From one mother to another, Happy Mother's Day. Let's celebrate (without the kids!)

  3. To my daughter, I'm so proud of you and the Mother you are to my grandchildren.

  4. Even though I'm not your own, you're the best mom I could have ever asked for.

  5. Thank you for inspiring me to be a strong and powerful woman. Happy Mother's Day! You've been like a mom to me, and for that, I can't ever thank you enough.

  6. Hopefully, it doesn't come as a surprise that we're thinking of you today! Happy Mother's Day to the woman who gave us just as much love as any mother would.

  7. Celebrating the amazing mom and aunt that you are to your children and mine.

  8. Thank you for always making me feel like part of your family. Happy Mother's Day!

  9. To the amazing woman who loved and cared for me like her very own child, I love you. Thanks for always being there for me. 

  10. You might not be my mom, but you sure loved me just as much. Happy Mother's Day!

  11. Thank you for always loving me like your very own — you’re the most special person I know. Happy Mother's Day!

  • Mother’s Day Hummingbird Sunflower Bundle: Our Mother's Day Sunflower & Hummingbird Bundle is a perfect way to give some sunshine to the motherly figure in your life. 

  • Mother's Day Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Card: Treat the motherly figure in your life to this stunning pop-up card, complete with an ornate spray of cherry blossoms on a pink cover. She will delight in opening the card to reveal a full and blooming cherry blossom tree, overflowing with fresh white and pink blooms. Intricate flowers adorn the corners of the card's inner pages, providing the perfect frame for your thoughtful and appreciative message.

Funny Mother's Day Card Messages

Your Mother’s Day card sayings don’t have to be all serious! Inject some humor into your message and make mom smile with these funny Mother’s Day card messages: 

  1. Thanks for giving me your good looks -- I'm glad you were willing to share!

  2. I got it all from my mama llama.

  3. Mom, you did a great job. Just look at me -- I'm awesome!

  4. Look mom I did it! I remembered Mother's Day this year!

  5. You deserve some kind of award for giving birth to a perfect child.

  6. Adding you to our family was definitely a STEP in the right direction. I love you!

  7. Happy Mother's Day from your *favorite* kid.

  8. Mom: One Step Above Queen

  9. Thanks for being a great mom, babysitter, therapist, and best friend in the entire world.

  10. Mom, how come you never spoiled me as much as you spoil your grandkids? They're lucky to have a grandma like you!

  11. I inherited your humor, good looks, and smarts - how about sharing the secret family cookie recipe now? Happy Mother's Day!

  12. Happy Mother's Day to a legendary Mum who gives even more legendary hugs.

  13. We may not share genes, but thanks for always letting me borrow your jeans! Happy Mother's Day to a true gem.

  14. You're one of the most influential women I know. Literally, I still get scared every time I hear you say my middle name. I love you, mom!

  15. I'm so glad I got blessed with your sense of humor. How lame would that be if I was boring?

  16. Happy Mother’s Day, from your favorite child. (It’s okay, I haven’t told the others.) 

  17. Roses are red, violets are blue. I brought you this Mother’s Day card…mind if I raid the fridge, too?

  • Purrfect Mom Mother’s Day Pop-Up Card: Is your mom a lover of feline friends? This funny pop-up card features a bright purple cover with the words 'To a purrfect mom' emblazoned in white. A little gray mouse creeps above the message while a pink ball of string unspools beneath it. When you open the card, a pop-up cat scratch tower blossoms to life, wrapped in a purple ribbon with the words 'Happy Mother's Day,' and surrounded by mice and cat accessories scattered across a blue checkered floor. 

  • Mother’s Day Mama Bear Sunflower Bundle: Make your mom giggle with the words ‘’Hey, Mama Bear!’’ on this cute card. When mom opens the card, she’ll be greeted with an adorable bear holding sunflowers in a basket. The card also comes with a bright and cheerful sunflower bundle.  

Choosing the Perfect Mother’s Day Card 

Choosing the perfect Mother’s Day card can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Lovepop can help you make the right Mother’s Day card choice — whether you’re choosing for your mom, a mom-to-be, your wife, your grandma, or even a special motherly figure in your life. If you haven’t seen the perfect Mother’s Day card, check out our collections for moms below: 

  1. Mother's Day Greeting Cards

  2. Mother's Day Cards for Moms-to-be

  3. Mother's Day Cards for Grandma 

From all of us at Lovepop, Happy Mother’s Day!

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