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Mothers Day Quotes & Messages

Mothers Day Quotes & Messages


What to write in a Mother’s Day Card – Mothering Sunday Quotes & Verses


March 31st marks the perfect opportunity for you to thank your mum, step mum, grandmother or someone else special for everything they’ve done and still do for you. But when it comes to sharing the love, sometimes it can be hard finding the right words – especially when writing your Mother’s Day card!

That’s why we’re here to give you a little inspiration. Take a look at our collection of quotes and verses to help make your Mother’s Day card memorable. From the funny to the sentimental, we’ve compiled all kinds of wonderful words to make Mothering Sunday 2020 their best one yet. 

Writing a card for Mum/Mam/Mother/Mummy/Mom

You know what type of message your Mum would like to receive, so tailor what you say to her. Whether it’s funny, sweet or sentimental, if it comes from you, she's sure to appreciate it. 


"Out of all the mums in the world, I'm so glad you're mine."

"Happy Mother's Day, Mum, I'm sorry for all the times I didn't tidy my room."

"Thank you for always being there for me."

"Sending you all my love on a day that is all about you."

"You deserve the best Mothering Sunday ever because you're the best Mum."

"You're my best friend, the one I tell everything to and the person I most want to be like."

Writing a card for Grandma/Gran/Granny/Nan/Nanny/Nana

No one loves you quite like your Nan, so make sure her Mother's Day is magical with a message that really comes from the heart and says it all. 

"Only the best mums get promoted to Grandma."

"Thank you for being the person I can turn to when I've annoyed Mum."

"Happy Mothering Sunday, Nanna. I hope today is as wonderful as you are."

"To the star baker, best tea-maker and most amazing Granny there is."

"Today is about celebrating incredible women and you are right at the top of the list."

"Sending you all the love in the world. Happy Mother's Day Nan."


Writing a card for Step Mum/Stepmum/Step-Mum

It takes a really special person to be a Step Mum, so make sure yours feels really special on Mother's Day by writing her a meaningful message. 

"Thank you for being a friend, a shoulder to cry on and the best Step Mum I could ask for."

"To an absolutely fabulous Step Mum, have the amazing day that you deserve."

"Happy Mother's Day. I'm so lucky that you're part of our family."

"I feel like we were meant to be a family."

"You've helped me become the person I am today, which I know wasn't easy!"

"Thanks for putting up with me even though you didn't give birth to me."


Writing a card for Someone Special/Like a Mum to Me

Not every person you want to celebrate on Mother's Day is a family member, but they are still really special. Share some love with someone whose deserves to be recognised on March 31st


"It shouldn't come as any surprise that I'm thinking of you today."

"You've had an amazing impact on my life and I am so grateful to have met you."

"Happy Mother's Day to someone who has become like a mum to me in so many ways."

"Today is about strong, kind and incredible women, which is why you deserve this card."

"I appreciate you and everything you do so much."

"You are loved, cherished and appreciated. Thank you for being you."


Writing a card for her First Mother's Day

Help make her first Mother's Day special and memorable by shaping a message that’s not only meaningful, but will let her know just what an incredible Mummy she is. 


"You might be new to being a Mum, but you're already amazing at it."

"I can't hold a crayon yet so a shop-bought card will have to do."

"Congratulations for already being the best Mum in the world."

"I'm already looking forward to celebrating how awesome you are every Mother's Day."

"Thank you for looking after me even after I gave your morning sickness."

"I hope this day will be the first of many special ones now that you're my Mummy."

Say Happy Mother’s Day in your own special way

Mother's Day provides the perfect opportunity to say thanks to your mum for everything she does. It’s a day that’s supposed to be all about her, which she definitely deserves! We know you want to make sure she feels as special as possible, and that’s why we’re here to help you decide what to write in a Mother’s Day card.

Mothering Sunday is your chance to send special wishes to your mum, but also to honour the other amazing people in your life. Whether it’s another relative – like your grandma, step mum or nan - or simply a much loved role model, they deserve to be spoilt for all the ways they’ve helped you out.

While a gorgeous Mother’s Day gift is always going to go down a treat, we think cards make an even more personal way to wish them a very special day. That’s because they contain words you’ve written yourself. And to make the words inside your personalised Mothering Sunday card even more amazing this year, we’ve compiled this list of Mother’s Day quotes for you.

Not only do our cards have designs that you can customise with a name or relation, they also allow you to add a special and heartfelt Mother’sDay message to the inside. This means you get to say thanks and tell her you love her in your own way.

Many of the messages you see on this page are also accessible through our Verse Finder. This is a collection of our favourite verses you can browse while personalising the specific card you’ve chosen. You can click on your favourite Happy Mother’s Day messages and add them straight to the inside of your card.

Speaking of personalised cards, did you know we also supply photo cards? Our Photo Mother’s Day cards mean you can share a special memory, or your favourite photo of you and your mum, nan or step mum spending quality time together.

Thanks to us, there are so many different ways you can make your Mothering Sunday card even more heartfelt on March 22nd 2010.