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What to write in a Mother's Day Card

"Dear Mum…"

Oh no! You know you love her, you know what she means to you but your mind is blank. What to write in a Mother’s Day card? How to put all that love and appreciation for mum (or your partner – or any wonder woman in your life) into words that go beyond ‘Happy Mother’s Day’? How can you thank her for all the wonders she's done for you? The homeschooling, the emotional support, the love.

Don’t worry. We’ve got a few poetic ideas for Mother's Day verses that will help the ink, and the tears of joy, flow – whether you're spending the day together or apart.

A joyful Mother’s Day message

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.

A Mother’s Day message for a new mum (on baby’s behalf)

Dear Mummy,

I’m here in the world
alive, safe and free

But if it wasn’t for you
I know I wouldn’t be

So I wanted to tell you
you mean the world to me

A heartfelt Mother’s Day message

You held my hand for a short while
but you'll hold my heart for ever

A Mother’s Day message for grandma


I am lucky to have strong, supportive women in my life.
And that’s all down to you!

Thank you for raising the amazing women that surround me.
You’re a wonderful gran, it’s true.

A poetic Mother’s Day message

Sending this, Mum,
especially to say
wishing you a happy
and wonderful day...

And to tell you this day
will always be one
for remembering the many
sweet things you have done!

A Mother’s Day message for someone who isn't your mum

She said ‘you can do anything.’
She said ‘always be kind.’
She said ‘believe in yourself.’
She said ‘know your own mind.’

That person was you.
You made me who I am.
I’ll forever be grateful.
I’m your number one fan.

A Mother’s Day message to say she’s your best friend

We are one soul.
The very best of friends.
More than mother, daughter.
My love for you has no end.

A short and sweet Mother’s Day message

There is no blessing quite so dear
As a mum like you to love year after year!

Hopefully the above will help you with things to write in a Mother's Day card. Once you're ready to write your Mother's Day card verses, browse our full collection of Mother's Day cards here. As well as our Mother's Day gifts, from photo gifts to beautifully personalised stationery.

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