Mother's Day is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. More phone calls are made on this day than any other day of the year (that's around 122 million calls, in case you're interested!) Did you know that the most popular Mother’s Day gift is a greeting card?

Yes, words mean a lot on Mother's Day. A heartfelt declaration of gratitude and love is one of the best ways to celebrate a wonderful mother (or mother figure) on this special occasion.

So why not start the day as you mean to go on by sending the perfect text message that conveys exactly how you feel about that special woman in your life? In this article, you'll find tons of Mother's Day messages to get your creative juices flowing.

The ultimate list of Happy Mothers Day SMS messages

Whether you want to send sweet, short or funny mothers day wishes, there'll be something in this list to inspire you!

As well as Happy Mother's Day messages for moms, we've also included mothers day messages for new moms, stepmoms, mothers-in-law, grandmas, mother figures, and wives! There’s even a section for businesses that want to carry out SMS marketing.

Sweet Mother's Day messages

  1. You've loved me as long as I've lived. But I've loved you my whole life. Happy Mother's Day.

  2. Out of all the moms in all the world, there's no other mom as kind and loving as you.

  3. Wishing my incredible mother an amazing Mother's Day.

  4. My first friend. My best friend. My rock. My inspiration. My teacher. You are all these things and more to me. Happy Mother's Day.

  5. You're the kind of mom that everyone wishes they had. Thank you for always being there.

Sweet Mother's Day SMS message example

Funny Mother's Day messages

  1. If at first, you don't succeed, try and try again. Happy Mother's Day, from your third-born.

  2. You did such a great job raising me up to be an independent, confident adult (who pretty much still needs you all the time)!

  3. Dear mom, without me, today would be just like any other day... Happy Mother's Day!

  4. My love for you, mom, is bigger than the pile of clothes on my floor.

  5. Sorry about all the dumb things I did when I was younger. Good job you only know about half of them! Love from your favorite child.

Short Mother's Day messages

  1. Thanks for all that you do for me, Mom.

  2. Happy Mother's Day mom! You're the best!

  3. Happy Mother's Day to my best friend.

  4. Have a wonderful day. Love you mom.

  5. You're my mom in a million.

Stepmom Mother's Day messages

  1. We don't have the same genes but you're the greatest mom I could ever wish for.

  2. You didn't give birth to me, but your unconditional love makes me feel like you did. Thank you.

  3. You're like a mom to me in all the ways that count!

  4. I'm so happy you stepped into my life. Happy Mother's Day!

  5. Thanks for being the most amazing mom you didn't have to be.

Stepmom Mother's Day SMS message example

Mother's Day messages for new moms

  1. Wishing you a wonderful very first Mother's Day. You're going to be the best mom in the world.

  2. You're totally rocking the new mom thing. Happy Mother's Day!

  3. A mother's love is like no other. Enjoy your very first Mother's Day.

  4. Watching you become a mother has been truly inspiring. You're doing great!

  5. I know already that your little one will have a great life ahead. They have the most amazing mother to support them!

Mother's Day messages for wife

  1. I didn't think I could love you any more than I already do. But then you gave me our children. Life is perfect because of you.

  2. To my beautiful wife, my soul mate, and the best mother ever. Wishing you a perfect Mother's Day.

  3. You've given me love, friendship and a beautiful family. We all love you so much. Happy Mother's Day!

  4. Happy Mother's Day to my rock. You're the queen of my heart, the engine of our home and such a wonderful mother to our kids.

  5. You're the glue that holds our family together. Have a great Mother's Day!

Mother's Day wishes for Grandma

  1. Happy Mother's Day to the head of the family! Thanks for raising my great mom.

  2. Thanks for always spoiling us Grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the greatest mother of all.

  3. Everything I am, you helped me become. Happy Mother's Day, Grandma.

  4. Happy first Mother's Day as my Grandma. Love from [baby name].

  5. You're absolutely 'grantastic'! Happy Mother's Day.

Mother's Day messages for the mother figure

  1. I'm so lucky to have such a wonderful woman in my life. Thank you for always being there for me. Happy Mother's Day.

  2. To one of the most amazing women I know – Happy Mother's Day!

  3. You're not technically my mom, but I don't know where I'd be without you. Thank you for everything you've done for me.

  4. You didn't give me the gift of life... but life has given me the gift of you. Happy Mother's Day.

  5. Happy Mother's Day to an amazing role model. You've helped make me who I am today.

Mother-in-law Mother's Day wishes

  1. Thank you for loving me as your own. You're like a second mom to me.

  2. Thank you for raising such great marriage material! Happy Mother's Day to my fabulous mother-in-law.

  3. Happy Mother's Day to my other mother! You really are like a second mom to me.

  4. If ever there was a perfect mother-in-law, it'd be you! Happy Mother's Day.

  5. Thank you for accepting me into your wonderful family. Happy Mother's Day.

Mother-in-law Mother's Day SMS message example

Mother's Day SMS marketing messages for businesses

  1. Hi [Name], get Mom a gift she'll love this year – read our Mother's Day gift guide in our latest blog: [URL]

  2. Personalised Mother's Day gifts now available in our online store! Get 15% off if you order today. Shop online: [URL]

  3. Hi [Name], our VIP sale starts today. Get a beautiful gift for Mother's Day at prices you can't ignore! [URL]

  4. Treat the special woman in your life this Mother's Day with a half-price facial at [Beauty Salon]. Offer ends 08/05/2022. Click here to book: [URL]

  5. Happy Mother's Day, [Name]! We wanted to let you know we appreciate you and look forward to seeing you again soon.

(Note that marketing texts require your subscribers' express consent, and you must also provide a way to opt-out of future SMS marketing.)

Use SMS to kick off a wonderful Mother's Day

According to a YouGov poll of 2,056 U.S. adults, the top things moms like to receive on Mother's Day are a Mother's Day card, flowers and/or a special experience with their family. So make your gift meaningful and you can't go far wrong!

Get Mother's Day off to a great start by sending your mom (or mother figure) a text to show them how much they mean to you. It can be hard to find the right words sometimes, but hopefully, this list of Happy Mother's Day messages will inspire you! (You could even use one for your Mother's Day card too!)

For more Mother's Day quotes and SMS inspiration, have a skim through this article from Shutterfly.

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