100+ "Happy Birthday Mom" Wishes, Quotes & Messages
Say "Happy Birthday Mom" with our collection of birthday wishes, quotes, poems, and image quotes for your mom.
Moms are SO important! After all, without them, we wouldn't be here. Your Mom has guided and nurtured you with her unconditional love from a newborn, to an adult - be sure to use this day as an excuse to show your thanks.
Celebrate her, on this special day. Send a happy birthday note to your mom, funny SMS, or write something heartfelt in a greeting card. There are many meaningful and humorous sentiments in our list, and you'll know exactly which kind your Mom will appreciate the most.
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Last updated: April 07, 2022
How to say Happy Birthday to Mom?
There are so many ways that you can say Happy Birthday to your Mom. Whether you live far away and send her a Happy Birthday SMS or want a witty one-liner for a phone call to your mama. Perhaps your Mom would like a personal keepsake, like a heartfelt, handwritten message in a greeting card. We have plenty of ideas to make your mother's birthday extra special.
What Should I Write on a Birthday Card to Mom?
There are so many ways of wishing your Mom a very happy birthday! We suggest choosing the style that she'd appreciate most - whether your Mom has a great sense of humor, is very sentimental, or loves something super cute. As well as wishing her a wonderful day, why not reminisce about a fond or funny memory that you have of your Mom, to make the message extra personal. And be sure to remind her just how much you love her too!
Short & Sweet Birthday Wishes for Mom
Let your mom know you're thinking about her on her special day with one of these simple birthday wishes for mom. They're short and sweet and perfect for a greeting card or SMS message.
Happy Birthday, Mom! Take it easy today. You deserve it!
It's your birthday! I recommend you kick back, relax, and let dad do all the work for once.
Happy Birthday to the sweetest mom in the world!
To the world, you may be one person, but to me, you are the whole world. Happy Birthday, Mom!
Every year of aging is another year of learning. You've taught me so well, and each year I look forward to learning new things from you. Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday to the best mom ever! Sure you get older every year, but to me, your heart is as young as ever.
Not all heroes wear capes. Wishing you a special day for a special lady.
Today's your birthday, but that's not all I'm celebrating. See, it's a big day for me too. I'm celebrating my own luck to have you as my mom!
Today you should get to feel at least as special as you always make me feel. Happy Birthday Mom - live it up!
Everything that's awesome about me, I got from you. Happy Birthday and stay awesome!
My warmest wishes, Mom. You deserve to enjoy every bit of it.
The more birthdays you have, the more beautiful you get. Have a great birthday, Mom.
Happy Birthday to my amazing mother, mentor, and friend. May God bless you each year.
Mom, only you can do everything and still look great every day! Know what that makes you? A SUPERMOM. Happy Birthday to a lady who just keeps getting younger!
Dear Mom, wishing you a very relaxing day and a joy-filled year!
It's your birthday, Mom! To make your day special, I've managed to put all the candles on the cake! Have fun.
Heartfelt Birthday Wishes for Mom
Let your mom know just how much you love and appreciate her with one of these beautiful and heartfelt birthday wishes for mom.
You are my first friend, my best friend, and my forever friend. I can't wait to help you celebrate your birthday! Happy Birthday Mom.
Even though I'm getting older, I find that I need you more than ever. There's nothing like one of your warm hugs. Wishing you a birthday as heartwarming as you! Happy Birthday Mom.
Dear Mom, no matter how old I get, you will always be my rock and the person I run to when I need a shoulder to lean on. Have a wonderful birthday!
You are my angel, my light and guiding star. You're always there to lead me through the dark moments in my life. Thank you for filling my life with beauty and joy. Happy Birthday to my wonderful Mom!
On your birthday, I want to thank you for lighting my way. I'm blessed to have a mom who is so loving and strong. Today, I hope you feel the love of all who adore you with peace in your soul, laughter in your heart, and smiles all around.
Dear Mom, we may be apart right now, but your influence is always with me. No matter where I go or what I do, you will always be in my heart! I am thinking of you on this special day. Happy Birthday!
It's amazing all the good that God can do through a single life like yours. Sending birthday blessings for a very Happy Birthday to an amazing woman and mother!
They say all mothers are special, but, Mom, I think you are the greatest of them all! And I mean every word I say. On this special day, I want to thank you for loving and shaping me into the person that I have become today. Have an extraordinarily happy birthday.
Dear Mom, we may argue, cry, and have misunderstandings. There are times that you scold me and times I disobey. No matter what, though, I will always know that you are the greatest mom in the whole world. And I love you. Happy Birthday! From Your Stubborn Kid xx
To my wonderful mother on her special day: You have given me tough love and honest advice, even when I didn't want to hear it. You have encouraged me and chastised me when I needed it. What I'm trying to say is, that you're the reason I turned out to be the best version of myself. I am wishing you a wonderful birthday, from my heart to yours!
What would I do without you, Mother? Thank you for helping me blossom into what I was born to be. I hope you have an exceptionally wonderful day because you're an exceptionally wonderful woman!
What a marvelous friend you have been to me. You're the only person who understands my deepest fears. And the only one who knows how to make me smile again after facing them. Mommy, I love you. Happy Birthday.
Every day, I thank God for a mother like you. You are the complete package. Beautiful, loving, hardworking, understanding, and easy to relate to. Mom, I want to remind you how loved you are and wish you a wonderful birthday.
For a wonderful mom on your birthday: When I need love and understanding, and someone who truly cares, you offer a shoulder to cry on and chase away the nightmares. When I need to chat and someone to listen, your love remains strong and true. That's why I'm wishing a birthday full of joy and love, just for you!
We may not get to spend much time together now that we live in separate houses, but I cherish all of our phone calls and text messages. Let's never stop. Happy Birthday to the coolest mom around!
Funny Happy Birthday Mom Wishes
Give your mom a good laugh on her birthday with a funny Happy Birthday card message! These wishes poke fun at the mother-child relationship and celebrate the joys and trials of raising children.
All of my crazy comes from you, and I wouldn't have it any other way. Happy Birthday Mom!
I knew exactly what you wanted for your birthday this year. Me... out of the house for a day. Happy Birthday, Mom!
You are such a great mother. I've always wondered how you put up with me all these years and kept your cool. Then, I found your wine stash and things became clear to me! Happy Birthday, let's pour a glass and celebrate!
Happy Birthday, Mom! I'm so happy that you look so good since I got to inherit those good-looking genes.
It's amazing how good you look for your age, considering all the grief I gave you when I was younger. Happy Birthday, Mom!
Happy Birthday Mom! Now that I'm older, I want to say thank you for never leaving me in a shopping cart and running away. I know it was tempting, and no one would have blamed you.
Mom, a great birthday is the least we can do for you after all you've put up with through the years. Happy Birthday from your obnoxious kids,
Hey Mom, thank goodness that I'm finally old enough to show you how I really party. Happy Birthday to you!
9 out of 10 scientists agree: The more birthdays you have, the longer you live. Happy Birthday Mom!
Happy Xth anniversary of your 29th bday to my favorite mom! Enjoy your day!
I'm so lucky to have a mom who still parties like she's in her twenties. Happy Birthday and enjoy your special day!
Birthday wishes for Mom from Daughter
The relationship between a mother and her daughter is a precious and special one, and a birthday is a great time to thank your mom for all she does for you and let her know just how much you love and care about her.
When I was little, you brushed my hair, kissed my cheeks, and read me fairytales every night. You've helped to make my life into a happy, beautiful tale. For that, and everything, I can't thank you enough. Now it's time for your story. Happy Birthday and may your wishes come true!
No one knows me like you, Mom. You know just what to say to make me laugh and just what to do to push my buttons. Talking to you turns my frown into a smile. Happy Birthday to the greatest mom in the world!
They say you're getting older, but we can still pass for sisters! So, to me, you look better than ever. Wishing you the best birthday ever, my cool mom.
Mom, I may run from your scolding now and then, but I can never hide from your warm embrace. You are compassionate and loving, and I thank God that I have you. Happy Birthday.
I can clear my debts, settle my loans, and make up for my losses. But I have nothing that comes close to paying you back for your tender love and care. I can't thank you enough! Happy Birthday Mom.
Even at my worst moments, your love for me remains solid. You have been so real and constant all these years. You're the best mother a daughter could hope for! Happy Birthday Mom.
Dear Mom, I hope that you're half as proud of me as I am of you. After all, you're even sweeter than the cake we're about to serve. Happy Birthday from your daughter.
Mom, you have been teaching me every step of the way. Especially now that I'm grown, I realize what a master you are at the art of motherhood! I hope that I will become half the mother you are someday. But, right now, it's time to celebrate your birthday!
Some days, I look at myself and see you in the reflection of the mirror. Your eyes, hair, and skin. Most importantly, though, I am reminded of the influence you have had on the woman that I have become. Without you, I doubt I would be where I am today. Wishing you a happy birthday and a year of blessings!
And here is a beautiful mother-daughter quote you could use as part of your birthday message to say Happy Birthday Mom.
As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.
~ Kristin Hannah
Birthday wishes for Mom from Son
Let your mom know just how brilliant you think she is with one of these birthday message ideas. From heartfelt to funny, they try to capture some of the magic of the relationship between a son and his mom.
Mom, thanks for not giving up on me when you had the chance. Happy Birthday and I hope you have an amazing year ahead!
Happy Birthday to my very own superhero and the No. 1 problem-solver in my life. Today, we celebrate you!
Mom, you are the most outstanding woman in my life, and you'll always be my number one. Have a beautiful birthday!
When asked who my favorite real-life superhero is, I always say "It's my mom." I hope you have an amazing birthday, Wonder Mom!
Dear Mom, you taught me to speak and hold myself with strength and integrity. You have taught me a lesson that I could have found nowhere else. Today, I hope you have a very special birthday!
Mom, I want to grow up to be like you in the future. Sending you lots of love from your son. Happy Birthday!
It's no secret that you've made your mark in my life. Since my childhood, you've been that big tree whose shade allowed me to grow safe and strong. Happy Birthday, Mom.
Thank you for the smiles and uncontrolled laughter, the love, and kindness you have shown me since I was a little boy. Always remember how grateful I am and that I love you dearly. Happy Birthday Mom!
When you were born, all the angels in heaven must have rejoiced, knowing they had an ally here on earth. Someone had to keep me out of trouble. Happy Birthday, my angel mother!
And here is a beautiful mother and son quote you could use as part of a greeting card message to your Mom.
A mom gives her son her hands to hold for a while. Then she offers him her heart for the rest of her life.
You could add: You've always been there for me. On your birthday, remember that I'm there for you too. Happy Birthday Mom!
Happy Birthday Mother-in-law!
Wish your mother-in-law a fabulous birthday with one of these sweet and simple Happy Birthday wishes for mothers-in-law.
Happy Birthday to the sweetest second mother in the universe! May good fortune, peace, and happiness always shine upon you.
Happy Birthday to my favorite mother-in-law. If we weren't already related, I'd choose you as a friend!
Dear Mother-in-Law, sending lots of love your way. Savor every single moment of your special day. You deserve it. Happy Birthday!
You always put others first, Mom-In-Law. Today, we'll take the reins. It's your turn to put work off, put some music on, put your feet up and relax on your birthday!
Dear Mom-in-law, we may be special cookies, but at least we have each other. Thanks for always being the chocolate to my chip. Your favorite daughter-in-law,
Wishing you all the love, health, and happiness that you deserve. I hope everything is the best for your special day. Happy Birthday!
To the rest of the world, you may seem to be just mother-in-law, but deep down in my heart, you are a rock of support during life's turbulent storms. Enjoy this day to the max!
When I married your son/daughter, I never knew that it would start an amazing relationship with an intelligent woman like you. Thanks for broadening my view of the world and helping me to grow. Happy Birthday!
Recent though it may be, I'm so glad to be part of your family. Thank you for making me feel so welcome. Wishing you all the best on your birthday!
Sometimes our relationship is sweet, sometimes it's sour. Sometimes it is salty, sometimes bitter. In short, it's the most delicious cocktail, and I wouldn't have it any other way! Happy Birthday, Mother-In-Law!
Quotes about Mothers
Beautiful and inspirational quotations about mothers that capture how special moms are! These mom quotes can be used as part of a greeting card message to say Happy Birthday Mom or shared on social media.
Successful mothers are not the ones who have never struggled. They are the ones who never give up, despite their struggles.
~ Sharon Jaynes
You could add: Thank you, Mom, for never giving up. You were there not only on the special days, but on the hard days too, and I hope I can do the same for you.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still she will cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
~ Washington Irving
You could add: Happy Birthday to my mother and my best friend.
Motherhood is a choice you make everyday to put someone else's happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you're not sure what the right thing is... and to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything wrong.
~ Donna Bell
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
~ Jewish Proverb
Mother's love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there, it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life."
~ Erich Fromm
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.
~ Maya Angalou
I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.
~ E. M. Forster
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.
~ Edwin Chapin
I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
~ Antonio Villaraigosa
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
~ Honore de Balzac
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
~ Stevie Wonder
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times - happy, sad, and otherwise - but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.
~ Amruta Khanvilkar
Life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother.
It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.
~ Roald Dahl
Happy Birthday Poems for Mom
A selection of funny and sweet poems about mothers that put into words feelings of gratitude for our moms and for all they do for us. Great for adding to a greeting card message for your mom.
Of all the special joys in life,
The big ones and the small,
A mother's love and tenderness
is the greatest of them all.
You could add: Thank you Mom for your unconditional love and support. I love you! I hope you have a great birthday!
As a vine sustains and nourishes its branches,
So do you provide and care for your own.
You make my sorrows and pain your own
So that I don't have to bear any,
And you allay my worries and fears
So that I can thrive unencumbered.
You could add: Mom, you deserve all the hugs and kisses a child can give.
Happy Birthday to the best mother in the world!
Mom you're the greatest, Mom you're the best,
You put up with all of us, though we're real pests!
You feed us, you help us, and you're always there,
So we're giving you this card, just to be fair!
You could add: Happy Birthday Mom! With love from your kids,
Sisters are nice and brothers are too,
Daddies are there to help us pull through,
But everyone know who the real heroes are,
Mothers help us and love us and are never too far.
You could add: Thanks Mom, for being my friend and cheerleader!
Moms are supposed to be sweet
And, they're supposed to be kind
But I am sure that means other moms
Are nothing like mine!
Happy Birthday Mom Images With Quotes
Share one of these beautiful Happy Birthday Mom images with quotes with your mama on her birthday and bring a smile to her face on her special day!
You are my first friend, my best friend, and my forever friend. I can't wait to help you celebrate your birthday! Happy Birthday Mom.
My mother, my friend so dear,
Throughout my life you're always near.
A tender smile to guide my way,
You're the sunshine to light my day.
When God created mothers,
all as lovely as can be,
He made one extra special,
and saved her just for me!
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