What to write in a Mother's Day card

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So, you've got your Mother's Day Card sorted, but you're lacking a little inspiration for what to write... Don't worry, we're here to give you a helping hand. 

We understand that everyone is different, there are lots of different types of mothers out there (and plenty of different names for them too - but now isn't the time to get into the Mam, Mum, Mom debate!) so whether you're looking for something funny, traditional, thoughtful, or sentimental, we've done a bit of research to collate a few suggestions.

Let us help you to make this Mother's Day extra special for the special lady in your life.

Funny messages

  • I love how we don’t even need to say out loud that I am your favourite child. We both know it's our little secret.
  • I hope your special day is as fun as your life was before kids!
  • Mum, thanks for sharing your DNA...now we're both fabulous.
  • I love you so much, but please stop liking all my social media posts. Thanks
  • We both know that you're still one of my favourite parents...have a fantastic day!
  • I'm so glad you let Dad put a bun in your oven.
  • Happy Mother’s Day to the woman that still loves signing her name in all of her text messages.
  • Sometimes I open my mouth and my mother comes out... Happy Mother's Day
  • I think I've finally realised that you were right...about everything. Happy Mother's Day. 



  • Life doesn't come with a manual. It comes with a mother.
  • I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my mother in me.
  • Mothers are like buttons — they hold everything together
  • Mum, you are someone I will always look up to no matter how tall I grow.
  • To my all time hero - I'm so privileged to call you my Mam
  • When it comes to Mothers, you're simply the best.
  • You’re my favourite role model and I hope one day to be as strong as you are.
  • Everything I've done and all I've become, is down to one person, its down to you Mum.
  • With everything that I say and say and do, I realise that I'm turning into you (and I couldn't be happier).


Traditional / Simple

  • To the world’s greatest Mam, from the world’s greatest child.
  • Mum – thanks for all the love and support. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • It’s your turn to be spoilt today! Have a relaxing time Mum, you deserve it.
  • You're one in a million Mum
  • To the most important woman I know, Happy Mother's Day.
  • I'm so lucky to have you. Happy Mother's Day!


For more ideas, why not check out our range of Mother's Day cards. 

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