Sweet Mother's Day Sayings
"There's no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one." -- Jill Churchill
"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." -- Abe Lincoln
"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." -- Oprah Winfrey
"I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know." -- Mitch Albom
"He didn't realize that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark." -- J.K. Rowling
"Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles." -- Sharon Jaynes
"There is no perfect way to be a good mother. Each situation is unique. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children. What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply." -- Elder M. Russel Ballard
"My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled." --Carly Fiorina
"My mother, she is beautiful, softened at the edges, and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her." -- Jodi Picoult
Funny Mother's Day Quotes
"Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease." -- Lisa Alther
"You go through big chunks of time where you're just thinking, 'This is impossible, oh, this is impossible.' And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible." -- Tina Fey
"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then, I want to move in with them." -- Phyllis Diller
"Did you know, when kids go to bed, you can hear yourself think again? I sound fabulous." -- Paige Kellerman
"Always remember where you put your kid. Don't let your kid drive until their feet can reach the pedals. Use the right size diapers...for yourself. And, when in doubt, make funny faces." -- Amy Poehler
"24/7. Once you sign on to be a mother, that's the only shift they offer." -- Jody Picoult
"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." -- Leo Burke
Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Now that you have the perfect card, these thoughtful acts can show Mom how much you care. Here are some ideas:
Tell Her Why You Love Her: Kids of any age can decorate a Mason jar and fill it with colorful pieces of paper reminding her why she's loved every day of the year! Whether it's a special piece of advice or a memory, she'll love hearing how much it meant to you.
Make Breakfast in Bed: This tradition is loved by Mom for a reason! Show her how much you value her hard work by making a delicious brunch with homemade PopTarts and sweet crepes. For more on how to serve the perfect breakfast in bed treat, check out our tips.
Help Her Relax: You can help Mom take a well-deserved break by making scented bath salts. Our advice? Go with lavender, lemon, or rosemary for a soothing and calming aromatherapy mix.