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What to Write in a Mothers Day Card

Mother's Day Wishes Inpsiration

29 Jan 2019

What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card

Mumma. Mummy. Mother Dear. Maman. Whatever your preferred naming system, it’s that time of the year once again. Time to show the main lady in your life some serious love. Because when all is said and done, you only get one Mum. And isn’t there something to be said for a little show of appreciation? It’s the least you can do. Alas, if you’re panicking for things to write in a Mother’s Day card – we’ve got you covered. And don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone you pinched it from here. Mum’s the word.


What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card for Mum

When it’s a card directly to Mum, you can be everything from light and funny, to deep and heartfelt. You know the lady, so you judge the tone. Think about what would put a smile on her face. Imagine her opening the card and reading the message, and then let your pen do the rest. The joy is in the show of gratitude - however you choose to convey this gratitude is up to you!

Here’s a few suggestions to kickstart your imagination on writing a Mother’s Day card for Mum:

  • ‘Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.’ – Unknown

  • ‘We are born of love; love is our mother.’ – Rumi

  • ‘A mother understands what a child does not say.’- A Jewish proverb

  • ‘A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your friend forever.’ – Unknown

  • ‘When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.’ – Charley Benetto

  • ‘Everything I am, you helped me to be.’ – Unknown

  • ‘Mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.’- Marion C. Garretty.

  • ‘Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart.’ – Anonymous

  • Thanks for not only being my Mum, but my very best friend. Happy Mother’s Day to the best person I know.


What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card for Grandma

It isn’t all about Mum, no mam. Grandma – of course – gets a look in too. After all, she is double the mum, and more than likely double the fun. Whether you opt for a softer, gentler tone or a silly, bright and fun message from the little ones, just make sure you say something that feels personal to her. Words can have a long lasting effect when used in the right way. So, show Grandma some love. She deserves it.

Here are a number of ideas to get your thinker ticking when writing a Mother’s Day card for Grandma:

  • There’s no place like home (except Grandma’s) Happy Mother’s Day Nanny!

  • To the best Grandma there ever was. You mean the world to me. Happy Mother’s Day.

  • Side by side, or miles apart, my granny will always have my heart.


What to Write in a Mother’s Day Card from Baby

Well, they can’t do it themselves, can they? Writing a message to mum, especially first time mums, from the little one is an extremely thoughtful and special way to uplift her spirits on Mother’s Day. Through all of those sleepless nights, and nappy changes, it’s nice to be reminded that you’re doing a good job Mummy. Keep it simple, keep it sweet and deliver with bed in breakfast for extra brownie points.

To get your pen waggling, here are some simple suggestions for writing a Mother’s Day card from Baby:

  • On our first Mother’s Day together, you are the best one there is.

  • To the greatest mummy ever. Happy Mother’s Day!

  • Happy Mother’s Day Mummy! Maybe I’ll sleep tonight? Yeah, in your dreams!


Funny Messages to Write in a Mother’s Day Card

If all this soppiness isn’t your bag, and you just want to see your Mum belly laughing over the morning cup of tea – then don’t think we’ve forgotten you! Making someone you love giggle is one of life’s greatest joys, and what better day to see her grinning from ear to ear on her special day? Whether it’s a private joke, a knock, knock joke or a silly Mother’s Day poem – make for a happy household and give the gift of laughter.

The fun starts here, see below for a handful of belly-ticklers when writing funny messages in a Mother’s Day card:

  • They don’t make them like they used to. Thanks for always being you Mum. Happy Mother’s Day.

  • Congratulations Mum, you raised a total legend. Have a great day!

  • Mum, I’ll even wash the dishes today – imagine that!

  • ‘Mum: a title just above Queen.’ – Unknown

  • ‘It’s not easy being a mother, if it were easy, fathers would do it’ – Dorothy, The Golden Girls

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