Creating the Perfect Mother’s Day Card
Mothers are some of the hardest working people in the world, but they are not given enough recognition. Everybody deserves to be appreciated, especially our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, and valuable maternal figures. A little extra affection can brighten someone’s day and remind them how much you care.
Make sure you are prepared for sending your mother or maternal figure in your life the best greeting card message this year by preparing ahead of time.
General Tips for Mother’s Day Messages
You don’t need to be Shakespeare to write an eloquent and meaningful card for your mom. The best messages are personalized with warm signatures, nicknames, and include short stories from your memories with your mom. Try to ensure that you always add a bit of your authentic self whenever you write a card. Don’t be afraid of using poetry or quotes that you know your mom might like, as well.
Messages for Moms
Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to remind your mom about all the reasons you’re grateful and love her. It is first and foremost a celebration of the love of a mother. Try some of these examples to get you started:
- “Thank you for raising me to be strong and independent. You gave me the strength and knowledge I needed to face this world. I can’t thank you enough for that. Happy Mother’s Day. I love you.”
- “I can’t imagine how much patience it must have taken to raise us all! You always stayed calm even when the house was full of chaos. We love you more than words can say.”
- “No amount of flowers, chocolates, or new cutlery will make up for all the years you chased after me and made sure I was safe. Thanks for making me do my homework even when I hated it and for hugging me after every scraped knee that I acted like would be the end of the world. I’m grateful for every day I have with you.”
- “I hope that I am as awesome a mom as you are when I have children.”
- “Watching you manage our household and still be successful has been the most inspirational lesson of my life. You taught me that women really can have it all, as long as they are willing to work for it. You had your hands full, but you never complained. Thank you for all of your love and patience.”
- “I wish I could buy you the moon this Mother’s Day, but I hope this card will do for now. Thank you for being my #1 fan all my life. I feel so lucky to have grown up with you. I love you and hope we get to share a million more holidays together.”
Messages for Grandmothers
Grandmothers taught our moms how to be the incredible women they grew up to be today, so don’t forget to show them love this Mother’s Day!
- “You’re the most graceful and kind woman I know. You taught me grace and humility, just as your mother taught you and you taught my mother. Now I hope to teach my own children the lessons you have passed down through me. I love you, Grandma.”
- “Thank you for all the years you devoted to being a good mother and grandmother. Being with you during the holidays are some of the best memories that I have. Every hug, every scolding, every time you taught me something knew was a cherished memory.”
- “I pray that I am half as wise and beautiful as you are when I am a grandmother. I hope you’re having a great Mother’s Day weekend this year. I miss you and can’t wait to see you next. Love you!”
- “No pie has ever tasted as good as yours! One day I hope I can bake as good as you, but until that day arrives, I’m just thankful that I still have years left to learn more of your secrets on baking, life, and love. You’re not only the best baker I know, but the best grandma I ever could have asked for.”
- “Every success I’ve earned I can attribute first to you. You’ve taught each generation how to chase their dreams and never doubt how much we can achieve. Thank you for teaching us to work hard for what we believe in.”
Messages for Aunts, Mentors, Godmothers, and Others
Many women in our lives have devoted a great deal of their time to helping others. Make sure you let any aunts, mentors, godmothers, or other women in your life know how grateful you are for their support.
- “Every story with you from my childhood makes me smile. I officially have the best aunt ever. Happy Mother’s Day, Aunt Samantha!”
- “How could I have ever survived school without you helping me study every weekend for as long as I can remember? Thank you for being such a great mentor and tutor to me throughout my life. Hope you have an excellent Mother’s Day.”
- “Mom is so lucky to have you as a sister, Aunt Pam! It’s been so much fun getting to know you and hearing stories about all of your adventures with mom. I love you both and hope you have a relaxing and fun Mother’s Day!”
- “My family picked the perfect godmother for me. I couldn’t have survived without your wisdom and humor. Thank you for always being there for all of us when we needed a laugh or someone to just chat with. I hope you have a brilliant Mother’s Day.”
- “You’re practically a mom to me and helped me so much while I was growing up. I owe it all to you. Happy Mother’s Day!”
Messages for Spouses
Don’t just give your wife or loved one flowers and call it a day. Make sure you really show your spouse how much you care by sharing the right kind of message this Mother’s Day.
- “You are the best mother our children could have asked for. I love you and cannot wait until you come home to see you smile when you open this card.”
- “You’re only six months pregnant this Mother’s Day, but after six months of carrying our child, you deserve a crown! You’re going to make an incredible mother.”
- “I’m so honored to call you my wife. How did I get so lucky? You are there for every soccer game, every work event, every day that I lose my keys. I hope this Mother’s Day you can spend some time just looking after yourself for once. I have it taken care of for the day, so don’t worry about the kids. I love you! Have fun.”
- “I was lucky to have a great mother, and now our children are just as lucky to have you taking care of them. You are the grounding force of this family. I can’t imagine a day without you.”
- “You are the most compassionate and generous woman I’ve ever met. I don’t worry about our children’s future at all, because I know having you in their life already means they will be okay. Happy Mother’s Day.”