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Mother's DayMessages & Quotes

40 Mother’s Day Messages & Quotes – from funny to cute

She’s your hero, your best mate, your number one mum, but how do you tell her? What if you get the words wrong? Don’t panic, we’ve had a good rummage in the dictionary and put together a bumper list of messages to help you if you’re stuck.

SHORT MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES

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  • Mum, you’re the best. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day to a real life wonder woman.
  • Mum! You deserve more than just a day, but happy Mother’s Day!
  • Mum, I’d be stuck without you – happy Mother’s Day Happy Mother’s Day to a magical, majestic, magnificent mum

MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES FROM A DAUGHTER

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  • Mum, thanks for being an amazing woman I can always look up to. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day mum, you’ve made me the girl I am today, where would I be without you?
  • Mum you’ve shown me how it’s done, thank you for everything. Happy Mother’s Day.

MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES FROM A SON

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  • Happy Mother’s Day to a lovely mum from your lovely son.
  • Mum, I wouldn’t be half the man I am today without you, thanks for all you’ve done for me and happy Mother’s Day.
  • 100% proud to be a mummy’s boy. Happy Mother’s Day mum, love you forever.

MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES FOR SOMEONE LIKE A MUM

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  • You’ve been like a mum to me, so this day is for you too. Thank you for everything.
  • To my might-as-well-be mum, you’re the absolute best – I love you.
  • A mum always has your back, loves you no matter what, and always answers the phone – that makes you a mum in my eyes. Happy Mother’s Day, thank you for always being there for me.
  • To my unofficial mum, you are officially amazing. Happy Mother’s Day, sending all my love.
  • Thank you so so so so much for stepping in and supporting me, you’ve been a mum and more. Happy Mother’s Day!

MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES FOR GRAN

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  • Happy Mother’s Day to the ultimate mother – I love you gran, thanks for keeping us all in line.
  • To my best grandmum, happy Mother’s Day, thank you for everything. Love you loads.
  • Gran, where would we be without you?! Lost for sure. Thank for all your love and support. Happy Mother’s Day.

MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES FOR NEW MUMS

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  • You’ve totally got this, promise! Happy Mother’s Day and well done for being such a brilliant new mum, we’re so lucky to have you.
  • Who needs sleep anyway? Happy first Mother’s Day to a super hero new mum, you’re doing amazing.
  • I am in awe of you and your strength. Happy First Mother’s Day to you, beautiful new mum.
  • Happy Mother’s Day and welcome to motherhood! There’s no sleep but plenty of sweets and funny moments! We’re very happy to have you.
  • To the best, most brilliant new mum, happy Mother’s Day. You’re a super star.

FUNNY MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES

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  • Happy Mother’s Day from your favourite child.
  • Mum, thank you for everything, one day I will repay you – but I refuse to sign anything just yet, and I can’t pay interest.
  • Happy Mother’s Day mum, you’re just totally amazing...at embarrassing us. Don’t worry, we still love you. But please no more baby pictures on Facebook.
  • Happy Mother’s Day to a mum who must be the best, because she raised the best child.
  • To the sender of the funniest messages in the group chat – happy Mother’s Day. (p.s. you pronounce it ‘meem’)
  • Mum – look! I stopped looking at my phone long enough to write this! Happy Mother’s Day, I love you!

CUTE MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES

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  • To my mum, my hero, my everything – I couldn’t do this without you, thank you for being the most wonderful woman. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • I might be all grown up now but I promise I’m still your little one really. Happy Mother’s Day, I love you mum.
  • Our rock and guiding light, mum, you really are the best. Sending all my love and hugs.
  • Mum if you ruled the world everything would be just right. I love you, thanks for being amazing. Happy Mother’s Day.
  • If I end up half the parent you are I’ll be doing alright. Thanks for always keeping us all going, rain or shine. Happy Mother’s Day!

QUOTES ABOUT BEING A MOTHER AND MOTHERHOOD

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  • “Motherhood brings you to your knees in a way that doesn't leave room for you to judge others. It makes you see that there's no ideal - a constant struggle, constantly compromising, but ultimate love.” – Maggie Gyllenhaal, actor
  • “Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” – Tina Fey, writer and comedian
  • “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” – Maya Angelou, writer (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)
  • “I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” – E.M.Forster (from Howard’s End)
  • “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” – Oscar Wilde (from The Importance of Being Earnest)