What To Write In A Mother's Day Card 2023

Mums are one in a million and deserve the world, so go all out and thank her by writing a message inside one of our personalised cards. It’s hard to put into words what a mum is, so browse our Mother’s Day verses and let her know how much you appreciate her with a thoughtful message.

There are plenty of ways to tell her how unique and amazing she is, simply select a quote that will make mum feel like a queen and tailor it to her. Whether you’re letting your mum know how loved she is, thanking your grandma for helping to raise you, or sending your aunt, step mum, godmother or foster mum a card, we hope you’ll find the perfect words to wish her a Happy Mother’s Day!

Funny Mother's Day Card Messages

  • Thank you for giving me life!
  • A big thanks to you mum, for getting stretch marks for me!
  • Flowers? Chocolates? They aren’t good enough for you, mum! I’ve got you the best gift… the gift of me!
  • I’m so lucky to have you as my mum… but not as lucky as you for having me as your child!
  • Happy Mother’s Day to the very best mum in the world, from your favourite child
  • I know it’s hard to hide the fact I’m your favourite but we both know it… Happy Mother’s Day!
  • I always shake what my mama gave me… Thanks for those gifts!
  • A mum is someone who sees there’s only three slices of cake left for four people.. and announces she suddenly wants two!
  • Dear mum, here are a few things I’ve been meaning to say… I’m sorry for that thing I did, thanks for something you gave me, Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas… there, I think I’ve covered all bases!
  • There’s only one angel in this family… thanks for giving birth to me!


Especially For Mum

  • A mother’s love is timeless and unforgettable. Thank you for your constant love throughout everything.
  • You’ve carried me through all the storms and been by my side through the sunshine.
  • You’re my favourite role model and I hope one day to be as strong as you are.
  • Perfection is a big word but in my eyes you are completely perfect.
  • Thank you doesn’t seem enough to tell you how much I love you.
  • You do so much for me and you always work so hard, so this Mother’s Day, put your feet up, sit back and relax, and let me treat you!
  • No matter the distance between us, or whatever time it is, I always know you’ll be there with your love and guidance. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • You were there throughout my childhood, guided me through my teen years and now as an adult, you’re still my very best friend. I couldn’t be without you. I love you. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • MUM stands for three things: Magnificent, Unbelievable and the very best, Mine!
  • Mums are the people who know us the best and love us the most.


Messages From Son

  • You’ve taught me from the very start how to treat a woman like royalty and you’ll always be a Queen to me
  • Being a mother isn’t the easiest of jobs but you make it look effortless. You’ve raised a one-of-a-kind son and my [future partner/kids] will thank you! Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Men are what their mums made them and you’ve made the best one! Happy Mother’s Day, you wonderful woman!


Messages From Daughter

  • If I am ever half the woman you are, I’ll be a very lucky girl.
  • Growing up, I looked up to you as the strongest woman I know. Now I’m an adult, you continue to inspire me!
  • You were there throughout my childhood, guided me through my teen years and now as an adult, you’re still my very best friend. I couldn’t be without you. I love you. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • A love between a mum and daughter is forever.
  • You are my sun, my moon and all my stars.


New Mums – Mother’s Day Messages From Babies

  • Mummy, you’re already the best. I love you very much, now and forever.
  • For my very wonderful mummy on your first Mother’s Day.
  • I can’t wait to start my life with you as my amazing mummy!
  • Mummy, you’re doing great!
  • I believe in love at first sight because I’ve been loving my mummy since I opened my eyes!
  • You’re my first friend, my first teacher and my first love!


Messages From Partner

  • You gave me the greatest gift ever and I wish I could give you one as great. Thank you for our beautiful baby and I hope you enjoy your very first Mother’s Day.
  • You are the best mum to our baby and I can’t wait to grow our family even more!
  • I’m so grateful to be sharing life, love and parenthood with someone as creative and fun as you.
  • From the moment we met, you’ve had my heart. And seeing you as a mum only makes me love you more.
  • The only thing better than having you as a wife is our children having you as their mum!
  • Happy Mother-To-Be Day, [Name]! You’re going to be an amazing mum!
  • You’re a great girlfriend/fiancée/wife, and you’re going to be an amazing mum too!


Messages For Grandma / Nan / Nana / Nanna / Nanny / Gran / Nani / Gram

  • The greatest mums are promoted to become the best grandmas! Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Wishing you all the love and happiness you deserve grandma! Happy Mother’s Day!
  • They say mum got her best qualities from you and I got mine from her… so I’m the luckiest out of us all! Happy Mother’s Day grandma!
  • Not only are you my favourite grandma, you’re also one of my greatest role models and my bestest friend. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • First a mother, then a grandma, but forever my best friend.
  • Thank you for helping raise me, Happy Mother’s Day!


Messages For A Step-Mum / Foster Mum / Adopted Mum

  • You may not have given me life, but you’re a huge part of mine! Thank you for being you!
  • When you filled out the application for ‘mum’, I hired you. I’ll never look back!
  • Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
  • Understanding and forgiving, loving and caring… it doesn’t matter that you didn’t give to me, you have all the best mum qualities!
  • Dear mother-in-law, thanks for not putting my spouse up for adoption!
  • You’ve seen me laugh, you’ve seen me cry and you’ve stood by my side.
  • Family means a lot especially when it’s someone as special as you!


Messages For Those Who Are Just Like A Mum

  • On Mother’s Day I want to thank you for the gift of your [son/daughter]!
  • When I met you, I realised all the mother-in-law jokes aren’t true!
  • Dear mother-in-law; thanks for the gift of your child. It’s taught me how to cope with my own!
  • You’re the mother I received the day I wed your son/daughter. I just want to thank you for all the things you’ve done. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • You may be my mother-in-law but you’re also a great friend!


Messages For An Aunt

  • Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, keep secrets like a sister and share love like a best friend!
  • You’re like a second mum to me, Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Thank you for being such an important person in my life!
  • Happy Mother’s Day to one of the strongest and most caring women in my life!


Messages For Godmothers

  • You are the best godmother, Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Thank you for helping to raise me, Happy Mother’s Day!
  • A very Happy Mother’s Day to you godmother!
  • I hope your Mother’s Day is as wonderful as you are, Happy Mother’s Day godmother!




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