Write the perfect Mother's Day card

Whether you're celebrating your birth-mum, step-mum, grandma, auntie or someone else, it's important to let them know why they're important to you.  Read on to discover our handy guide for writing your Mother's Day card.


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a message for your mum

She gave you life, taught you to walk, has been there through all of life's ups and downs... However, not everyone has a straightforward relationship with their mum.  If that's the case, there's no need to overdo emotional sentiment; but a warm, genuine message is bound to do the trick.  Some ideas for a short but sweet message:

  • Thank you for being there for me
  • You've helped me through some really hard times, and for that you deserve all the love in the world!
  • I love celebrating you, thank you for everything


for your step-mum

For the woman who joined the family a little later on; she might not know you quite as well as your biological mother but has supported you all the same.  Some ideas for a card for your step-mum:

  • Happy Mother's Day to the best second mum there ever was!
  • Thank you for loving me as your own
  • I'm so glad I have the best step-mum ever


for a special grandma

Whether she's like a second mum or you see her fairly infrequently, you wouldn't be here if it wasn't for her.  If you're stuck on what to write, how about one of these:

  • You're the best grandma I could have ever hoped for
  • Thank you for all the ways you've supported me 
  • I look up to you and would love to be like you when I grow up!


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