What to write in a Mother’s Day card

We've got 40 different messages for you to choose from this Mother's Day.

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by Emily Thorpe |

Mother's Day is quickly coming around and if you're wondering about what exactly to write in a Mother's Day card, whether it's for your own mum or helping a little one write theirs, we're here to help you out.

Now we know that sometimes a simple "Happy Mother's Day!" will suffice but if you want to write something a little different, we've got plenty of suggestions for you, whatever your situation.

What to write in a Mother's Day card - general

• Happy Mother's Day Mum! You mean so much to me. I hope your day is as special as you are.

• Mum I love you more than words can say. I'd be lost without you. Thank you for making me the person I am today.

• Thank you for everything you do for us. We are so grateful for you.

• Happy Mother’s Day to the best mum of all!

• It’s your turn to be spoiled today! Have a relaxing time Mum.

• You are my role model. Happy Mother's Day.

• There's no one I would choose to be my mum but you. Thank you.

• The person who does so much for others deserves to be celebrated in every possible way. You're magic.

• Of all the mums in all of the world, there is no other like you.

• Mum, thanks for the great genes! Happy Mother's Day.

• You're not just my mum. You're my teacher, life coach, memory maker and much more. I love you.

What to write in a Mother's Day card from a daughter/son

• I am so proud to be your daughter/son. Thank you for being the best Mum in the world.

• Mum, you are my best friend and I love you. Happy Mother's Day.

• Thanks for bringing me into this world and being there for me always. I love you.

• I may not say it enough but mum, you mean the world to me. Thank you for everything you do.

• Behind every great child is an amazing mum who made them who they are.

• Thank you for putting up with us! What would we do without you? Happy Mother's Day.

• What's that saying? If at first you don't succeed... Happy Mother's Day from your second child.

• Mum, I love you more than Minecraft.

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Funny messages to write in a Mother's Day card

• What do you want flowers and chocolate for? You've got me!

• I hope your Mother’s Day will be better than labour was!

• Happy Mother’s Day. Congratulations on giving birth to a legend!

• Thanks for wiping my bum. Happy Mother's Day.

• Mum, I love how we don't have to say out loud that I'm your favourite.

• Mum, who'd have thought Boris Johnson could ground me more times than you?

• I've got 99 problems...and I'm going to call mum about all of them.

• Mum, I just wanted to say congratulations! I turned out perfectly.

• Thanks for letting me rent your womb for nine months!

What to write in a Mother's Day card for step mums

• I'm so happy you joined our family. Happy Mother's Day!

• Thank you for helping to raise me, I am so grateful. Happy Mother's Day.

Name, thanks for not being a wicked stepmother!

• Thank you for loving me as if I were your own.

• Thank you for taking me and Dad on, you deserve a medal!

What to write in a Mother's Day card for a mum-to-be

• Happy Mother's Day to the best bump oven ever.

• I might still be in your tummy but I love you so much already!

• You are going to make the best mummy in the world.

• With lots of love, cuddles and kicks on Mother's Day, I can't wait to meet you soon.

What to write in a Mother's Day card quotes

• “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother” – Abraham Lincoln

• “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power” – Maya Angelou

• “Insanity is hereditary; you can get it from your children.” Sam Levenson

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