Best Happy Mothers Day Wishes, Quotes, Images Collection
Find the perfect words to wish your Mom a very happy Mothers day and thank her for all she's done for you with these lovely Mothers day wishes, funny and inspiring quotes, poems, and beautiful images.
Whether you're writing a greeting card, facebook post, or sms to your Mom (or wife, sister, or daughter!), we've got plenty of message inspiration so you can truly celebrate your mom and thank her for supporting you through life.
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Last updated: February 25, 2019.
History of Mother's Day
Mother's day is a special day to honor your mother and celebrate the role of mothers in society. The modern holiday was first created and celebrated in the United States in 1908 at the initiative of Ann Reeves Jarvis. However, many traditional celebrations of mothers and motherhood have existed for thousands of years and some date back to ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.
When is Mother's day 2019?
Mother's day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and many other countries. This year it falls on May 12th, 2019.
In the United Kingdom "Mothering Sunday" is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent. This year it falls on March 31st, 2019.
You can find out more information about the history of Mother's day and when it is celebrated around the world here.
Short & Sweet Happy Mothers Day Messages
Sometimes the best way to express your feelings is to keep the sentiment simple. Use these Mothers Day wishes as inspiration for how to tell your mom how much she means to you.
Thank you for always being there, Mom. Happy Mother's Day!
Wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve. I hope you have a very happy Mother's Day!
Happy Mother's Day Mom! Thank you for looking after us so well, I know it's not always easy! We love you!
Thanks for giving me the best things in life: Your love, your care, and your cooking. Happy Mother's Day!
Happy Mother's day to the best mom ever. I love you to the moon and back again!
Mom.... You're the best! Thanks for all you do. Happy Mother's Day!
To the most amazing mom in the entire universe... you! Happy Mother's Day. Thanks for being so awesome!
To the best mom in the world, Happy Mother's Day! Thank you for being chief cook, counsellor, taxi-driver, cheerleader, and best all-round mom in the world.
May your Mother's Day be filled with as much happiness as you brought to my childhood.
May all the love you gave to us come back to you a hundredfold on this special day!
Because of you, I am me. Happy Mothers Day!
Wishing you a fabulous Mother's day! You're the best mom I could have asked for.
This happy mothers day gif is the cutest!
Wishing you a very special Mothers Day. Thank you for always being there for me!
Happy Mothers Day to the greatest mom! We don't say it enough, but we really appreciate all that you do for us every day. You are truly the glue that holds our family together!
Happy Mother's Day to the best mom in the world! I love you!
Happy Mothers Day to you Mom, and thank you for everything you do for our family. We'd be so lost without you. You're the best!
Happy Mother's Day to one *super* mommy - we are so lucky to have you! Thanks for all you do!
Happy Mother's Day Mom! I feel so blessed to have you as my mom. Thanks for always believing in me and doing so much for me. I love you!
Happy Mother's Day to the most amazing mommy. Thanks for all the diaper changes, meal times (even when I throw my food on the floor), and endless outfit changes. You really are amazing!
Mommy, thank you for looking after us so well and making every day so much fun. Have a very happy mother's day!
We love you Mom! Thanks for all you do for our family. We hope you have a lovely Mother's Day.
We hope you have an amazing Mother's Day, Mom, and that you feel truly appreciated on your special day.
Have a great Mother's Day Mom! Thanks for being such a super mom, you really keep our family together. We love you!
To the best mom in the world, happy Mother's Day. Have a great day!
Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and so are you! Happy Mother's Day to the sweetest mother in the world, we love you!
Happy Mother's Day to the best mom in the universe!
Funny Happy Mothers Day Wishes
Brighten your mom's day by choosing one of these funny happy mother's day messages to write in her card!
I'm so lucky to have you as my mother... I'm sure no one else would have put up with me this long. Happy Mothers Day!
Only a mother as perfect as you... could have a (daughter/son) as perfect as me. Happy Mother's Day!
Mom, I got all my best qualities from you. Aren't we lucky that you had enough for both of us?
Happy Mother's day to a woman who deserves a medal... for putting up with me all these years!
Mom, I know it's hard for you on Mother's Day... to hide the fact that I'm your *favorite* child. Happy Mother's Day!
Mom, thanks for putting up with a spoiled, ungrateful, messy, bratty child like my sibling. Happy Mothers Day!
(Haha I love this one - I saw it on a funny mug on amazon)
Happy Mother's Day Mom! Love, your *favorite* child.
Mom, thank you so much for everything you've done for me. Don't worry about [brother's name], I know he isn't your fault, he must be adopted.
Thanks for letting me be a parasite in your body for 9 months... followed by another 18 years as a parasite outside your body.
Don't you think it's funny that you're still my mother? You deserve to have been promoted by now!
You're a very special mom so I'd like to give you a very special gift. You can have either a hug or a million dollars, whichever you prefer.
Do I know you well, or what!?
Mother's Day Quotes for Cards
Sweet quotes about mothers that express just how wonderful moms are and how we can't do without them!
"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible"
~ Marion C. Garretty
"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie"
~ Tenneva Jordan
"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers"
~ Jewish proverb
"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever."
"Mothers are like glue. Even when you can't see them, they're still holding the family together"
~ Susan Gale
"Your arms were always open when I needed a hug.
Your heart understood when I needed a friend.
Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson.
Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly."
~ Sarah Malin
Funny Mothers Day Quotes
These happy Mothers Day quotes are hilarious, and really capture the essence of motherhood. They're perfect for putting into a greeting card and giving everyone a bit of a laugh.
"Insanity is hereditary - you get it from your children!"
"If evolution really works, how come Mothers only have two hands?"
"It is never easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it."
"I'd like to be the ideal mother, but I'm too busy raising my kids."
"Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners."
"Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life."
"The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents."
-John J. Plomp
"Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age."
"My mother told me a million times not to exaggerate."
"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."
"My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it."
"There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it."
"Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young."
"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them."
"Mirror, mirror, on the wall, I am my mother after all!"
"Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose, with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs."
"When I was a boy, my mother wore a mood ring. When she was in a good mood it turned blue. In a bad mood, it left a big red mark on my forehead."
"Mother Nature, in her infinite wisdom, has instilled within each of us a powerful biological instinct to reproduce. This is her way of assuring that the human race, come what may, will never have any disposable income."
"When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen.
When they're finished, I climb out."
"If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says 'keep away from children'"
"Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly."
"I love to play hide and seek with my kid, but some days my goal is to find a hiding place where he can't find me until after high school."
"Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first."
"A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after."
-Peter De Vries
"Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too."
"Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it."
Happy Mothers Day Poems
A collection of short poems that celebrate mothers and all that they do.
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.
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.
There is no blessing
Quite so dear...
As a mom like you
To love year after year.
~ Forest Houtenschil
You're my mother,
I would have no other!
Just one little wish for you, Mom,
But it's loving and happy and true-
It's a wish that the nicest and best things
Will always keep coming to you!
The heart of a home is a mother
Whose love is warm and true,
And home has always been "sweet home"
With a wonderful mother like you!
When God created mothers,
All as lovely as can be,
He made one extra special,
And saved her just for me!
Here's wishing you a Mothers Day
That's filled with every pleasure,
And a future that's as happy
As the memories you treasure!
I'm glad that you're my mother,
Kind and caring and strong.
Coz surely no-one else,
Could have put up with me this long!
Every day I thank The Lord
Oh yes I really do,
For giving me a mother,
As sweet and kind as you!
God gives us everything,
His wisdom, strength, and love,
He also gave me you mom,
And I thank the stars above!
Take a look at our full collection of Mothers Day Poems here.
Happy Mothers Day Image Quotes
A collection of image quotes and poems to wish your mom a happy mothers day! For more, check out our collection of over 75 Happy Mothers Day Images here.
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