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Ways to Thank Your Mom and Say "I Love You"

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Want to thank your mother and let her know how much you love her? Read on to discover various ways to show your appreciation.

Want to thank your mother and let her know how much you love her? Read on to discover various ways to show your appreciation.

Show Your Appreciation and Love

Whether it's Mother's Day, her birthday, or any other moment when you feel like thanking your mother for everything she's done for you. Looking for ways to say "I love you" to your mom? Do you want to pen a poem to express your appreciation?

Be inspired with this collection of thank-you messages which will help you write your own thank you note, letter, poem, card, or speech. Shower her with love and care, just as she did when you were a child. Be the loving son or daughter that she raised you to be!

Things to Write in a Mother's Day Card

  • I wear pants way below my waist. I blast my music past midnight. I do many other things that you never imagined your child doing. But I still appreciate how loving a mother you are. Thanks for everything, mom.
  • The top women's magazines of the world should come and ask you for tips on how to be a good mother. Thanks for being the best mommy in the whole world!
  • No matter I old I become, I will never shy away from saying I love you, mom!
  • Forget Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and all the other comic-book heroes. They should make a movie about you—Supermom. Thanks, ma, for being my hero.
  • I don't need motivational quotes or inspirational messages to give myself a kick start. After all, I have you to look up to! You are my true inspiration. Thanks, mom.

Ways to Say "I Love You, Mom"

  • I don't need a mother's day to tell you how grateful I am to have a momma like you. I love you, I love you and I love you more. Thanks ma.
  • Hello superstar! You are a mother like no other. Thanks mom, I love you.
  • I'd rather live poor and have a mother like you, than live a life of riches without one. I feel blessed every time I think of you. Thanks mom!
  • I am not one to brag, but I can't help boasting that I have the best mother in the whole world.
  • Do you have Red Bull running through your veins? Where do you get all the energy? If I can be half as active as you are, I'm sure I'll become a millionaire. Here's hoping for it!
It's never too late to tell your mom how much you love and appreciate her.

It's never too late to tell your mom how much you love and appreciate her.

Things to Thank Your Mom For

  • Talking to you feels therapeutic. Thanks for listening to all my teenage troubles, mom.
  • It would be cliché to say I don't know what I'd have done without you, but I truly believe that I would have been a nobody if it wasn't for the TLC you have showered upon me all my life.
  • Don't blame me for being naughty. I got it from you! You should get an award for tolerating me all my life. Thanks, ma.
  • Sometimes I find it hard to believe I tell you so many things about my life. I am so lucky to have a supportive mother like you who listens to me and to whom I can open up my world. Thank you, mom!
  • I never fully appreciated the things you did for me all these years. But now that I am a parent, I am in awe of the sacrifices you made to bring me up. Better late than never. . . thanks, mom!

Nice Things to Say to Your Mother

  • Dear mom, I just want to say thank you to a mother as sweet, loving, caring, gentle, and understanding as you. I love you!
  • I have pictures of celebrities all over the walls of my room. But I have a picture of you on my desk because you are the most inspirational celebrity of my life. Thanks, my dear mother.
  • Every time my partner asks me the secret behind my loving personality, I say it's because of my mother, who is and always will be the most loving and caring person I've ever known. Thanks, mum.
  • You are a mother, a teacher, and a best friend. I can never thank you enough for the support you've given me all my life.
  • As I write a message to say thank you, I can't stop crying because I have realized how much you have given up in your life to make me smile and give me everything I needed. You are the best!
Your mother has treated you like a superstar all your life. Maybe it is time you made her day by thanking her for running around you tirelessly day after day, don't you think?

Your mother has treated you like a superstar all your life. Maybe it is time you made her day by thanking her for running around you tirelessly day after day, don't you think?

What to Write in a Card to Your Mother

  • Viral videos, internet memes, and fashion trends will come and go, but one thing that will never go out of vogue is the love of a mother. I'm lucky to have experienced it in its purest form. Thanks, ma.
  • You are the reason for all the happy and timeless memories that I have of my childhood. I hope I can give you all the happy moments of life that you deserve.
  • I love you mom, and I just want to say thank you for putting up with my naughty antics. Although in my defense, I got my naughty genes from you!
  • Do you know a superhero who's a woman? I do! It's you, mum. You're the best. Thanks for being there for me all the time.
  • It takes guts to support someone when they're wrong. And you have done that to me all my life. I can't thank you enough for giving me so much strength. Love you, momma.

How to Tell Your Mother You Love Her

  • As kids, we may have said that we loved it when you were away from home even for a day. But the truth is that we miss you like crazy and we can't do without you even for a short time. We love you, mum.
  • Until I realized what a pool of love and a pillar of strength you are, I thought angels existed only in fairy tale books. I love you, dear mother.
  • Time and again, you've shown me that you're both my mum and my dad. You've never let me feel the absence of a father in my whole life. Cheers to the best mother in the world.
  • Just like we realize the importance of things when we lose them, I realized how much I love you after I moved out. I just want to say I love you and I miss you a lot mom.
  • They say that you can choose friends, but not family. I'm glad that's true because I have the best family ever, and you are the reason for it.

How to Thank Your Mother for the Life She Gave You

  • Saying "thank you" to you is like saying that the alps are beautiful. Saying "I love you" to you is like saying that a Napa Valley wine is flavorful. Is there any comparison I can make to tell you how much you mean to me? I think not! I'm so thankful to have you in my life.
  • I always thought you were my enemy when I was young, only to realize with passing time that you have actually been my best friend. Thanks, ma.
  • Motherhood is a 24-hour job without any holidays or sick leaves. And momsy, you've done the best job ever! I love you so much.
  • Did you know that all my friends are jealous of me? They all think that I have the coolest mom in the whole world. I think so too!
  • If angels had to take a human form, I bet they'd be personified as you. Thanks for being my guardian angel, ma.
How to express and return some of that love your mom has given you.

How to express and return some of that love your mom has given you.

Ways to Express Your Appreciation

  • You're my sunkissed morning, my starry night, my blissful afternoon siesta, and my cracking dawn. You're the light of my life without which I cannot exist. I love you, mom.
  • You've stood up for me whenever it counted the most. You cried for me whenever I could cry no more. You are the best.
  • Your radiance shines more than the glitter of any gem in the world. You have the most beautiful soul, dear mother.
  • Watching you go through your trials and tribulations with grace and dignity has taught me a lesson for life. Every day, every second of my life, I strive to be a strong person, just like you. Thanks for showing me the way, mom.
  • I hope that I've inherited all your qualities and not just your fabulous wardrobe, mom. I love you!

Words to Tell Your Mom on Mother's Day

  • Let me confess that I've always hated sharing you with my siblings. If there's one thing that I always wanted is to have you only for myself. I love you that much, ma.
  • I'm the luckiest person in the world not just to have you as my mother but also because you've actually bestowed all your best values, qualities, and life skills upon me. Could I ever ask for more?
  • If I put myself in your shoes, I can vouch that I'd have been a terrible mother with a kid like me. Kudos to you for bringing me up and remaining sane! Haha, thanks ma.
  • Like the Star of David, you've been the guiding light of my life, secretly following me wherever I go and pulling me out of troubles without even letting me know. You're my supermom.
  • You mean much more to me than just a flimsy card on Mother's Day. For me, every day is Mother's Day and every moment spent with you is precious. I love you, mom.
When you realize that your mom has been your unfailing, steadfast, lifelong friend. . .

When you realize that your mom has been your unfailing, steadfast, lifelong friend. . .

How to Praise Your Mother

  • I think that God knows I'm a truly special child—otherwise, I wouldn't have been blessed with an amazing mother like you.
  • You may be my mother but you have the heart of a teenager. Thanks for being my BFF!
  • You have a job, you look after a family, you meet your friends, you cook delicious food, you entertain relatives, and you love us like there's no tomorrow. Is there anything you can't do?
  • Your touch is healing, your voice is melodious, and the motherly love that you shower on me is just heavenly. Thanks, mom.
  • I truly hope that I can be a parent to my child as you have been to me. I love you, mum.

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.


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sophie on November 05, 2017:

i wrote some of these for my mum. she cried and cried when she read it

peachy from Home Sweet Home on January 12, 2014:

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Julie on February 19, 2013:

Thank you for publishing this hub, it is a great reminder! Being a new Mom, I realize more than ever what it means to have your child say "I love you." I can't wait for my son to say it for the first time! This was a great read.

Cynthia Calhoun from Western NC on July 06, 2012:

I love this! I recently spent a week with my mom - some mother/daughter time - and I wanted to send her a thank-you note. Your timely hub will help me with just that! Thanks!