220 Happy Birthday Mom Messages and Quotes – 100% Updated for 2019 Birthdays

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There’s no woman in your life who ever comes close to being as important as her – so why is it often so hard to say “Happy birthday mom” in a way that sums up everything she has done for us?

It can seem daunting, and you’re not alone if you just can’t find the words to say to celebrate your mother’s birthday.

Yet whether your mom is vibrant and talkative or reserved and intellectual, here are 220 of the most original ways to say happy birthday mom. After all, she deserves the best.

Think of all the little (and large) sacrifices that your mom has made for you in the past year alone. Pretty big right?

Now you should really begin to understand why on her birthday it really is important to make her feel extra special.

Make sure you read through them all so that you can choose a birthday message for your mom that really speaks to her in a deep and emotional way.

Mom’s (just like Dads) tend to have very long memories when it comes to birthdays and big occasions so make it good!

Happy Birthday Mom – Choosing the Best Birthday Quote

Every mom birthday on the calendar is a chance for her to put her feet up and let her kids be there for her. Think about some of your greatest memories and build from there – often this is the best way to wish happy birthday to your mom, although there are plenty of other ideas to come too.

Think of not only your favorite memory together, but what you learned from it. Write it on the back of your favorite photo of that time together.

“Happy birthday mom – remember this moment? This is when you taught me how to be confident.”

Think of your own family life, and the examples your mom set for you.

“Mom, since having kids of my own, I know now more than ever how hard you worked. Thank you, and happy bday mom!”

What was the first meal you and your mom cooked together?

“Mom, today I’m gonna cook you the casserole we first learned together. Relax and enjoy your birthday!”

Think about your mom’s favorite places, and find the words to take her there.

“You deserve to be happy mom – remember when we all went to Paris? This birthday, let’s plan another trip!”

If your mom is a little shy, try not to overwhelm her. Sometimes it pays to keep it simple.

“I couldn’t ask for a better mother than you.”

Show some of that attitude of gratitude!

“A mother’s birthday is when her children get to give something back. Today, we’ll make sure you don’t lift a finger!”

Surprise her with a meal out, and make your card quote the appetizer.

“You look out the window at (restaurant name) each time we drive past. I made reservations for tonight – happy birthday mom!”

What’s your mom’s favorite drink?

“Happy bday – hope it all goes smooth as your black morning coffee, mom. Love you!”

Is your mom an early riser?

“Hope the morning birds sang nice for you today of all days mom! Happy birthday and lots of love.”

Got a glamorous mom?

“Another year older and never a wrinkle to show for it! Enjoy your birthday mom!”

Celebrate how smart your mom is!

“Another year wiser, mom – my greatest teacher! Happy birthday to the family genius.”

Picked up some baking pointers from your mother?

“Hey mom! We baked your birthday cake this year – never gonna be as good as yours, but we hope you like it. Happy birthday!”

Let your workaholic mom know she’s got the day off.

“Mom, it’s your birthday – please let us take care of you for a change!”

Moms who love animals are always easy to spoil.

“Not all moms love their pets as much as their kids – but for your birthday this year, it’s kisses from us and licks and waggy tails from your four legged ‘secret child’!”

You can even play not knowing what to say to your advantage.

“Happy birthday mom – we checked the dictionary, and no words can sum up your awesomeness!”

Get in your mom’s good books ahead of your own birthday!

“Happy birthday mom – you might have noticed how lavish my card is this year. My birthday is next. Just saying.”

Respect mom’s authority!

“This is the one day of the year when anything you say goes, mom! Happy birthday!”

Think of all the good values you have because your mom helped you find them.

“I wish I could be half as patient and kind as you mom. Please enjoy your special day.”

How about if your mom is a bookworm?

“King, Dickens, Keats, Byron – they’d all get writer’s block trying to write you the perfect birthday message. I love you mom!

Say it with flowers! Add this quote to your bouquet –

“Hey mom, I found all your favorite flowers, and I hope they brighten up your big day. Happy birthday!”

Happy Birthday Mom – Emotional Birthday Quotes

Sometimes, you just have to take your mom on a bit of a feels trip. After all, your mother’s birthday is an event that crops up only once a year, and if there’s ever any reason to open your heart, it’s now.

If you need some motivation to get into an emotional head space think about it like this. If it were’nt for your mom you would not exist. Obviously your dad had something to do with that too but the connection you share with your mom is totally unique.

She carried you for nine whole months before you ever set foot in this world. Quite simply put – you would not be reading this right now if it were not for your mother.

Keep this in mind and it should help you pick a truly special and emotional birthday message that really speaks to her heart.

There are plenty of options here to really let your mom know why she means so much to you, especially on her birthday.

“Mom, you’ve always been there even when nobody else could be. I’m so thankful for you. Happy birthday, with all my love.”


“Mom – and thank you for everything you do. I hope one day I’m even half as brave and strong as you are.”


“Hey mom, we’ve been through a lot – but I wish you only sunny days and big smiles from here on out. I love you.”


“When everything seems lost, you’re my guiding light mom. I love you.”


“When the Lord was handing out mothers, he fixed me up with the best. You’re my inspiration in all things. Enjoy your big day!”


“I’m amazed every day by your courage and honesty, mom. Happy birthday – enjoy it!”


“Mom, and thank you for always being there no matter how bleak it got.”


“We went through so much this year mom. Happy birthday. I’m always here for you.”


“Happy birthday mom. I miss your home cooking! But tonight, let us cook for you instead.”

Do you know the time when your mom was her happiest? Find the words to sum that time up.

“When we were kids, I woke up one morning at that cabin by the lake and saw you smiling at the sunrise, alone, content. I hope you feel that same inner peace and contentment always.”

If you come from a multicultural family, bring that into the mix!

“There are no words in either of the languages we speak to tell you how much you mean to me, mom. Happy birthday!”

If your mom is creative, that’s a good starting point.

“Every mom is a work of art, but you’re a masterpiece. Happy birthday!”

Reach deep inside.

“Every time I get scared, I remember what you taught me. I’m a better person for your wisdom, mom. Happy birthday.”

“Mom, I love you more than there are grains of sand in the Sahara. Happy birthday!”

Sometimes, it’s good to look towards the future.

“Mom, I know you’ve been through a lot this year, but I’ve seen you overcome far worse. I’m with you every step, and I love you. Happy birthday.”


“Happy birthday to a beloved mother – the beating heart of a family that’s all the better for being yours. We love you.”


“A mother’s love is eternal, but so too is that of her children. You’re always in our thoughts, mom, even if we don’t always show it. Happy birthday.”


“On this day, the world once welcomed a woman who’d go on to inspire and motivate not just her family, but all who know her. Happy birthday to an amazing, talented, beautiful mom.”


“Not everyone gets lucky – not everyone gets a mother who is always there, always ready to help and to nurture. I count myself blessed – and God bless you today and always, mom.”


“Every family has their ups and downs, but you’re always there to help lift our spirits. We love you mom – happy birthday.”


“I owe every breath I take to you, mom – I’ll never forget all you’ve done for me. Happy birthday.”

Did your mom have a catchphrase or a piece of advice she lived by? Quote it, then follow up with –

“I’ve always held that close to my heart, mom, and I hope you’ll likewise remember today just as fondly years from now. Happy birthday.”


“Thank you for teaching me to make every moment count – and let’s make this one just as special. Happy birthday to an incredible mom!”


“Words can’t express what you’ve been through to make us as happy and lucky as we are today. Happy birthday. I love you.”

Remember, your mom is priceless!

“All the wealth in the world can’t buy good parents, and that makes me the richest person alive. Enjoy your birthday mom!”


“Happy birthday mom – I’ve put all my love in this card, and in every card to come for years and years. You’re the greatest!”


“The more I grow, the more I realize just how right you were about everything. I hope I can be even half the parent you were some day mom. Happy birthday, and all my love!”


“Today we celebrate an amazing woman, who’s given everything she has and never asked for a dime back. You’re the best, mom – never forget that! Happy birthday.”


“You get more beautiful every birthday, mom. I hope you never lose sight of that spark of magic inside of you. Happy birthday!”


“We’d be lost without you mom. You’re the glue that binds us together, but today’s the day to put yourself first. Have an amazing birthday!”

Showing your mom just how much she means to you is all about just opening those floodgates inside, even if there have been times when you and she weren’t so close. You can do it!

If all else fails and you are completely stuck for something to say you could always send her this video that we created. The singer of the happy birthday song really delivered an emotional vibe that your mom is sure to love. Feel free to share this on your social media channels with your mom.

Happy Birthday Mom from a Son

You know what they say – like father, like son. But nobody can ever deny that a good mom plays just as vital a role in shaping sprightly lads into distinguished young men. Whatever your age, boys, you’re still your mother’s son – and the fact you’re here shows you’re keen to make sure she has the awesome birthday she deserves. Here are some pointers if you’re lost for words.

Think about how what mom taught you made you who you’ve become as an adult.

“I wouldn’t be half the man I am today without you, mom. Have a fantastic birthday!”


“I owe so much of my integrity today to you, mom. Happy birthday, and all my love.”


“All those bedtime stories, all those times you looked after me when I was sick – thank you, mom. Enjoy your special day today.”


“Still can’t beat your home cooking, mom! But there’s no need to lift a finger in that kitchen today. Happy birthday!”


“Happy birthday mom – thank you for helping me to always remember a real man has a big heart. I love you.”


“Let’s make this a memorable day for our beloved mother – you’ve helped us all so much. Happy birthday!”

If you’re a man of few words, use that!

“How do I put into words how much you’ve done for me, mom? Thank you for everything – it’s your turn to be spoiled today. Happy birthday.”

Sometimes, we just didn’t listen so well growing up – feel free to bring that up as a cute in joke for your mom.

“Hey mom – afraid I still don’t fold my laundry, but at least I do great gifts! Enjoy this one, and have an awesome birthday.”


“You give the best hugs – hope these words make you feel just as warm and cozy. Happy birthday mom!”


“Finding the right words never did come easy, but you’re one in a million mom!”

Moms love to worry, so feel free to use this chance to put her mind at ease.

“Just relax today and let us handle things mom – you’ve raised me well, and I love you. Happy birthday.”


“I think about our good times every day, and I hope we get a million more. Have a fantastic birthday, mom.”


“Growing up is never easy, but I now know just how much you kept us all safe and happy. Enjoy your big day, mom – you deserve it!”

You might think it’s cliché calling your mom the best around, but that won’t make her value it any less.

“You’re the best, mom – I’m proud to be your son! Happy birthday!”

Draw on those happy memories to make your mother’s birthday the best it can be.

“Remember that time by the coast you stopped my kite blowing away? You’re not just my mom, you’re my hero! Happy birthday.”


“Thanks to you, I know to always do my best and stick to my principles. You’re an inspiration as much as you’re my mom – happy birthday!”

Half of being humble with your mom is admitting your faults.

“I guess I still don’t always wash behind my ears, mom – but I hope I turned out OK in your eyes. I love you so much – have a great birthday.”


“Every birthday you get a little more amazing, and this year’s no exception. Happy birthday mom.”

If your mom thinks you’re putting your career first a touch too much, this is a great time to ease her mind.

“Mom – thank you for teaching me how family values are at the heart of everything. I’m a family man first and a businessman second, thanks to your guidance.”


“You’ve always been there for me mom, and I promise I’ll always stand by you too. Happy birthday, with love from your son.”


“Today we’re celebrating an incredible lady, who’s made me the man I am today. Happy bday mom – make it a good one!”


“It’s a son’s job to do his mother proud, but I know in my heart I couldn’t be more proud of being yours. Enjoy your special day mom!”

Moms are always full of good advice. Let her know you didn’t let it go unheard.

“I might not have always shown it, but I’ve come to learn your rules were the best rules. Happy birthday to a wise and level headed lady!”


“If moms were lottery tickets, this guy wold have won the jackpot. You’re beyond the best mom, and I hope your birthday is too!”

How about mentioning the grandkids?

“Our children seem more like you every day, and I’m a lucky man because of that. Happy birthday!”

You can even admit you don’t know where to start as far as gifts are concerned.

“What’s a guy meant to get the woman who’s got it all?! Hope your birthday goes your way mom – sending you all my love.”

Think back to all your best birthdays when showing your mom some love on hers.

“Hey mom, remember those parties you threw for me growing up? You always worked so hard. Please take it easy for your birthday – this guy’s throwing you a party this time!”


“Happy birthday mom, and all my love for the big day. Your boy’s still got a big appetite, but don’t you fret – you’re coming for dinner with us!”

ou can really explore ho your relationship with your mom has changed over the years, if you want to.

“I used to be such a young, angry, hot headed guy, but you steered me right. That can’t have been easy, but thank you for your patience and kindness mom. Happy birthday!”

Keep it simple, but meaningful.

“Happy birthday to a beloved mother, from a loyal son. Make today special, because you deserve it!”

It’s not always easy to put into words just how much our moms mean to us, but birthdays are the perfect time. Even if you’re not an overly emotional guy, don’t be afraid to stop holding back!

Happy Birthday Mom from a Daughter

The bond between mother and daughter is among the most beautiful there is. While sometimes differences of opinion can see a mother and a daughter failing to see eye to eye, things always come right in the end. And no matter how close you two are, your mom deserves to have a special birthday, as much as some special words to go with it. Here are a few ideas!

Bring that special bond between mother and daughter out into the open.

“Your birthday has helped me realize that connection we will always share – and that I’ll always treasure. Happy birthday to an incredible mom.”

So many daughters learn to cook with their mom. Thank her!

“I learned from the best when it comes to cooking, but I’m still not a patch on you. Still gonna cook for you for your birthday though, so enjoy it!”

Plan a shopping spree!

“Happy birthday mom – make sure you put your feet up today, because tomorrow we are hitting some serious sales, all on me!”

Speak from the heart.

“There’s so much pressure on women these days, but you’ve taught me how to believe in myself and keep a level head. I love you mom, happy birthday.”

Share some memories with your mom.

“I still chuckle thinking about the time you first caught me putting on your make up. Happy birthday mom – your next makeover is on me!”


“We’ve had a lot of ups and downs, but I couldn’t be happier with you as my mom. Happy bday!”


“I love you more than there are stars in the Milky Way, mom – you’re seriously the best. Happy birthday!”

Sometimes we don’t quite get the same culinary gifts as our moms – which can be fun too!

“Happy birthday mother, or is it happy birthday superstar chef?! Meanwhile, I can barely put together a bowl of cereal! What’s your secret?”


“Thank you for teaching me the real things that matter, mom – like you. Happy birthday and all my love.”

Do you and mom share style tips?

“Another year older but still so stylish! Happy birthday mom – make sure you treat yourself!”


“Seeing you smile every day keeps me strong, and I hope today’s grin is bigger than ever! My inspiring, upbeat mom – happy birthday to you!”

Just let it all out!

“I love you mom, with all my heart and soul. Don’t ever forget it, just like
I’ve never forgotten all you’ve helped me to become. Happy birthday.”


“They say you make your own luck, but I definitely struck it lucky being your daughter. Hope you have an amazing birthday mom – I love you.”


“You’re the sweetest mom I’ve ever met, and even better for being MY mom! Enjoy your birthday – we’re all here to dote on you this time round.”


“Love and kisses today to a wonderful mother – happy birthday, and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do!

If you’re a mom too now, mention all the things you’ve brought along to your own kids from your mother’s wisdom.

“Hey mom, every day I try to teach my kids the same values you taught us. Happy birthday and all my love – and thank you for inspiring me so much.”


“There are tons of things money can’t buy, and my mom is the best of those. Have an awesome birthday, my priceless mom!”

Make no secret about the fact that you and your mom are super close.

“Happy birthday to a special woman who’s not just my mother, but also my best friend. I love you!”

Promise to spoil your mom rotten.

“Happy birthday mom – let these words wash over you just like the warm water of the spa baths we’re gonna be heading to next weekend. Surprise!”

What are the features you feel most lucky to have got from your mom?

“Happy birthday mom – thanks for giving me your eyes! Sorry I used to use them to get my way so much when I was a kid…”


“Beloved mother, you’re always on my mind when I feel lost and in need of advice. Your words remain deep inside me, always guiding me through trouble. Happy birthday.”

Do you have any fond travel memories with you and mom?

“How about next birthday we head back to Paris, mom? Hope you’re not so busy daydreaming about that that you forget to enjoy today though! Happy birthday.”

Never forget the trust you have in your mom.

“Happy birthday mom, and thank you for being the one person I can always talk to without feeling judged. You’re amazing and I love you.”

Who else has a mom who’s almost annoyingly always right?

“Happy birthday mom! Thanks for all your help this year – and sorry for all those times I didn’t listen.”

If your mom has a New Age side, bring some of that into your birthday wishes.

“Love and light on your birthday, mom – yours is a beautiful, wise and inspiring soul.”

Has your mom got a sweet tooth?

“Happy birthday to a mom who’s sweeter than any birthday cake. You up for a cheat day with your girl?!”

Is your mom a sucker for gossip?

“Hey, did you hear the rumor? It’s a fabulous mom’s birthday – and she’s got a fabulous daughter taking her to lunch!”

Some moms prefer you keep it simple.

“Every birthday I’m even more grateful to be your daughter. You’re the absolute best, mom, and I hope you have the best birthday ever!”

There are so many ways for a daughter to wish her mother well for her birthday. What matters is that you make your feelings known – it’s the one day of the year to really go that extra mile!

Saying Happy Birthday Mom in Heaven

Grievance and loss are never easy, and when it’s a beloved mother who has passed away, it hurts all the more. Yet whether it’s by social media, drinking a toast or creating some kind of dedication, your mother always deserves to have her memory honoured.

But how about her birthday? It’s a wonderful time to commemorate all that made your mom so special. Yet finding the words isn’t always easy – but perhaps these suggestions can help.

“Passed along but never forgotten – happy birthday to a beloved mother and a guiding light to a loving family left behind.”


“Happy birthday mom, and sleep tight. Our thoughts are always with you.”


“On this day our mom’s life first began, and she spent it tirelessly helping us all become who we are today. God bless you mom.”


“Thoughts and prayers go to our mom today, who would have been celebrating her birthday with us today. We give our best wishes to her in Heaven.”


“Happy birthday mother, always so present in our thoughts. No gift we give can match what you gave us in life.”


“Wishing a very happy birthday to our  mom in Heaven. We hope you’re proud of all we’ve accomplished since we lost you.”


“In life, you had so much vitality – especially on birthdays. Miss you so much, mom. Happy birthday.”


“Mom, losing you broke our hearts, but we take comfort knowing you are at peace. Today’s your birthday, and we wish you nothing but love.”


“Happy birthday mom, from us and your grandchildren. We’re all better people for your love and kindness, and we hope it’s what you’re getting now in the hereafter.”


“In a crazy world that so often doesn’t make sense, you were my one voice of reason. I miss you mom, but happy birthday, wherever you are.”


“My mom was the most wonderful, patient and considerate women I have ever known. Today was her birthday, and even now she’s gone, I can still see her smiling.”


“My beloved mother, happy birthday – my thoughts are always with you.”


“My heart aches today, because it’s my mother’s birthday and she’s lost to us. But I can’t help but smile imagining what she’d tell me if she was here – to buck up and put on a brave face!”


“Happy birthday mom – gone, but never forgotten.”


“Today’s your birthday mom, and I still hear your advice in everything I do. You’re never far from me, not really. I love you.”


“In Latin they say ‘memento mori’ – to remember that you’re going to die. But today, on my mom’s birthday, I want to thank her for teaching us all how to live.”


“Another year, another birthday for my mom. Still can’t believe you’re gone – but you’re always but a memory and a smile to myself away.”


“Every year for my mom’s birthday, we all go down and put fresh flowers by her headstone. Hope you’re smiling down on us all, mom.”


“All those moms out there can’t hold a candle to mine – rest in peace, and happy birthday.”


“Every time my mom’s birthday comes around, I think about what she’d say about the world we live in today. I think she’d knock some sense into all of us!”


“Happy birthday mom, and thank you for continuing to smile down on us all from your cloud.”


“Birthdays are always when we miss mom the most. Sending all our love for your birthday today mom.”


“Knowing your mom is in a better place doesn’t mean we forget the days that matter. Happy birthday to a beloved mother.”


“Sometimes the stars shine extra bright since you’ve been gone, mom – I hope that’s the case on this special night too. Happy birthday.”


“Today’s mom’s birthday, and we’ll be laying her a place at the dinner table. Miss you, love you.”

Think about how you can honor the traditions or quirks your mom had on her birthday even after she’s gone.

“It’s mom’s birthday today. She used to have a sherry each birthday when she was still with her – we’ll toast her with some each tonight.”


“Sending birthday wishes to heaven for an amazing mom. We have all been so enriched by knowing you.”


“So close, yet so out of reach. Happy birthday to you, mom – you’re deeply missed.”


“I love you mom, and your no longer being here will never change that. Happy birthday, and thank you for everything you sacrificed to help me be strong today.”


“Wishing a happy birthday to my mom, who despite being lost to us, lives on in each of us too.”

Making your mom’s memory count isn’t always easy, but if you speak from the heart, you can make each of her birthdays to come a celebration of all she helped you to be.

Funny Birthday Wishes for Your Mom

Humor goes a long way in easing the tension of finding the right words to say in wishing your mom well on her birthday. Check out a few ideas below.

Is your mom always jumping on hot new trends?

“Mom, you’re such a hipster that I’ve no choice but to wish you happy birthday before it was cool. Hashtag #happybirthdaymom!”


“Ugh, some kids only ever do things to get in their mom’s good books. Happy birthday! In unrelated news, can I borrow some money?”


“For your birthday, mom, I haven’t got you any presents so much as my presence. You’re welcome!”


“Oh  man, birthday cakes these days are delicious. Sorry mom – the drive down was so brutal and we all got super hungry…”

You could get some sly revenge for your childhood!

“Happy birthday mom – now, I want you back in bed by 10:30 and no drunken funny business while you’re under my roof!”


“Hey mom, you’re going out for your birthday? Not dressed like THAT you’re not, young lady!”


“Happy birthday mom – hey, did you know the Queen of England celebrates two birthdays? Just… don’t get any ideas.”


“Have an amazing birthday mom – and please remember how amazing today was when you’re planning my own birthday gift, OK?”


“Just the one birthday drink for you mom, we all know what an angry drunk you are!”


“Hi mom, happy birthday. OK, can we go now?”



“Huh? Is there something special that’s happening today? Nothing rings a bell so far.”


“Happy birthday mom! Notice how sincerely I say that compared to my siblings?”


“I know moms don’t pick favorites, but happy birthday from your best kid.”


“Here’s a birthday gift for you mom, and a six pack of beers for dad for putting up with you.”


“Happy birthday mom – you better not throw any tantrums this year!”


“Hey mom, wait until you see the strippagram showing up for birthday dinner.”


“Mom, remember those embarrassing family snaps of us you get out each birthday? Well, this year we got you a surprise…”


“Happy birthday mom! I’d say I’m delighted at having to drive all the way down here, but you raised me never to lie.”


“Happy birthday mom – but can we do this over Skype next year?”


“We can play some of your music for your birthday mom, but you gotta promise not to dance like dad.”


“Happy birthday mom – let me handle all the dishes today. You can make it up to me the rest of the year.”


“Dearest mom, may your birthday give you the gift of giving. Such as, to me!”


“Happy birthday to you, Mom – I’d sing it to you, but knowing my voice, I’d just crack your glasses.”


“Hey mom, they say that the calories you eat on your birthday don’t count. Reckon that goes for what we kids eat too?”


“It’s your birthday mom, so lay back on the couch and put your feet up. Then budge up so I can join you and we can make dad do everything.”


“Let’s toast to your birthday, mom. Where do you keep the bread and butter?”


“Happy birthday mom – perfect, gorgeous, smart, inspiring… but enough about me, this is your day after all.”


“Happy birthday mom. Did you know that some Caribbean islands mark birthdays by throwing flour at the person celebrating it? Anyway, hold still….”


“Happy birthday mom – your cake this year is kind of a build your own kit, hope that’s cool.”


“Happy birthday mom! Say, if you don’t like your gift, can I keep it?”


“Mom, for your birthday this year, I thought I’d give you your gift in the form of interpretive dance.”


“Happy bday mom! I’ve been extra generous so I guess I can give Christmas a pass this year?”


“Happy birthday mom – or so Facebook says I should say!”


“Hey mom, been talking to dad – he thinks we ought to cancel your birthday and reschedule his to today instead?”


“Happy birthday mom – we’re giving you twice as good a birthday this year to save us all some hassle next year, hope that’s OK?”


“Happy whatever mom, where’s the cake?!”


“Hey Mom, in rural Germany they make people sweep the steps of the town hall on their birthday. So yeah… the mayor just called….”

Happy Birthday Mom Messages and Famous Sayings

We’re gonna close off our list with a few golden oldies, but also a few insights from famous folks and celebrities – all in pursuit of giving your mom the best birthday ever. You’re sure to find something appealing among these movers and shakers!

“Jennifer Lopez once said that kids don’t do what you say, they do what you do – so thanks for always setting such a good example mom! Happy birthday.”


“Many happy returns to you on your big day – a special mother, a firm friend and impossible to replace.”


“Comedian Tina Fey said motherhood made her as tired as it did happy. So relax today mom – it’s your birthday!”


“Yo mommy, it’s your birthday! We gonna party like it’s your birthday!”


“Coco Chanel says a woman should be two things – who and what she wants. Happy birthday mom – I’ll love you whoever you choose to be!”


“Mark Twain said a birthday is all mind over matter – if you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Have an awesome birthday, mom!”


“Picasso said it takes a long time to grow young  – you’re another step closer Mom!”


“Happy birthday mom – you’re as young as you feel!”


“Happy birthday mom – you’re maturing like a fine wine.”


“Oprah once said the more you celebrate life, the more of your life is worth celebrating. Hope you have the best birthday ever, mom!”


“Marie Antoinette said we should eat cake – pretty good birthday advice, huh mom?”


“They say the more birthdays we have, the more cake we can have. Happy birthday mom!”


“Happy birthday, beloved mother – may you always remain old enough to know best, but young at heart enough to misbehave anyway!”


“Audrey Hepburn once said the happiest girls are the prettiest – so you’re the most beautiful woman I know, mom. Happy birthday!”


“The best things in life are free, and that’s what makes my time with you so amazing. Happy birthday, mom!”


“Shakespeare once said to go wisely and slowly – thank you for teaching me patience, mom. Happy birthday.”


“Edison said that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration – but my mom is a 100% genius! Happy birthday!”


“They say you should shoot for the moon, if only to land among the stars. Happy birthday mom, and thank you for giving me the courage to follow my dreams.”


“Happy birthday, mom – be good, and if you can’t be good, be lucky!”


“Mom, your love keeps lifting me higher – and I hope the love of your family does for you too, on this special day.”


“Bob Ross once said there are only happy accidents, no mistakes – and that’s never more true than of you,  my mom and work of art. I love you, happy birthday.”


“Mom, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways – happy birthday!”


“Roses are red, violets are blue – today, mom, we say, happy birthday to you!”


“Nothing in this world is greater than a mother’s love. I’m thankful for yours every day – happy birthday to an amazing mother.”


“Mom knows best – and I hope this is the best birthday ever for you!”


“I don’t always show how much I love you mom, but today’s the day it all comes out. Happy birthday and God bless.”


“Keep calm and carry on… celebrating an awesome mom! Happy birthday!”


“I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind, that I put down in words – how wonderful mom is, who lights up my world!”


“Thanks for always being there, always showing support and always standing by me. Happy birthday mom.”


“Every day, in every way, you’re the most motivating person I know. I love you mom – happy birthday.”


“Not everyone ages as gracefully as you, mom – happy birthday.”


“Mom, you are my sunshine – happy birthday, and don’t stop shining, no matter what.”


“I’ll never forget the lessons you’ve taught me – happy birthday mom! I love you so much.”


“Not all heroes wear capes – and you’re the bravest hero I know. Happy bday mom!”


“Whether we’re side by side or a thousand miles apart, I know you’re always there. Happy birthday mom.”


“Never forget you mean to us all, mom. You’re what keeps us going. Happy birthday.”


“Happy birthday mom – I hope I look even half as good as you when I’m your age!”


“Sugar, spice and everything nice – that’s what awesome moms are made of! Happy birthday!”


“We’re cut from the same cloth, mom – happy birthday, and make the most of your special day!”

And when all else fails, keep it simple!

“Mom, you’re the best, and I love you. Happy birthday!”

Which Birthday Wish Will You Choose for Your Mom?

There are so many ways to wish your mom a happy birthday. Don’t be overwhelmed by the options open to you, though – think about her sense of humor, her mindset and how she likes celebrating special occasions.

You are more than welcome to share these original birthday quotes and sayings on social media or via email. We get hundreds of emails each month saying how touched people were when they received one of our special birthday messages so if you get a positive reaction make sure and let us know!

Whether you make it ostentatious, or give your mom a low key greeting nonetheless full of emotion, you’ve got plenty of ways to give your mom the best birthday greeting.

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