How to Respond to Happy Mother’s Day?

Don’t know what to say back in response to “Happy mother’s day”? This article will give you a few ideas!

Written by Kate Holmsy. Updated on How to Respond to Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is an excellent opportunity to greet your mom or any other woman who is a mother. However, most of us often find it rather complicated to choose a proper and suitable happy mothers day reply or congratulation!

To help you out, we have created this article. Read it to learn what to say to someone on mother’s day to sound appropriate and polite.

We will provide you with a list of different responses and congratulations so that you can select the one that best suits your particular situation.

How to Respond to Mother’s Day Wishes?

Wishing someone happy mothers day is not always easy, and in most cases, people face complications when they need to greet someone they don’t know well enough (e.g., a female colleague or a neighbor). Also, it can be quite awkward to try to find a proper response when it’s you who is being greeted!

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Below, you can find a list of different phrases on this subject. Some of them are happy mother’s day responses one should use as a mother, whilst others are greeting phrases that can be used if you want to congratulate someone on this holiday.

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How to Wish Someone a Happy Mother’s Day?

If you need to congratulate someone on Mother’s Day, but you can’t make up an appropriate greeting phrase, here are a few options for you to take into consideration.

They can be used to greet your own mom or any woman whom you know has children. Of course, depending on whom exactly you are greeting, the phrase might be adjusted a bit!

  • Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for everything you’ve done for us. It’s more than we can ever repay you! (a good idea of a greeting card signature for your mom!)
  • I love you, mom, and I wish you the best Mother’s Day!
  • Wishing you a calm and relaxing Mother’s Day! (quite a neutral greeting suitable for anyone)
  • Thank you for every hug and act of love you’ve given me, mom. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for always being the example of what I wanted to be!
  • Thank you for laughing with us in the best of times and statying with us through the worst of times! What would we do without you?

How to Wish Someone a Happy Mother’s Day In a Funny Way?

If your mom has a good sense of humor and will be ok with a funny greeting message on her day, then you should definitely not sip this opportunity to send her a funny and jolly greeting card or SMS! Below, you can find a few ideas on what exactly to write in it.

  • Raising me took a lot of patience and strength. Thanks for hanging in there!
  • To Mom, with love from your favorite child! (funny greeting for those who have siblings!)
  • Sorry for driving you crazy so many times. I only did it because I love you!
  • Thanks for putting up with us! We love you like crazy!
  • Happy Mother’s Day, mom! I promise today I’ll clean up my room. Maybe…
  • I wanted to get you something special this Mother’s Day, so I decided to give you some peace and quiet.
  • Mother’s Day is every day when you have a gift of a child like me! Congrats on your very special day, mother!
  • Happy Mother’s Day! We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. Literally.
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How to Congratulate Your Mother In Law On a Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is not only a holiday for mothers. Mothers-in-law should also be greeted! If you have your mother-in-law, show her some love with the following Mother’s Day greeting messages.

She would definitely appreciate it if you thank her for all she has done raising your spouse with sentimental and sweet Mother’s Day messages. Remind her of how amazing she is to have you join the family!

  • Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for welcoming me into your family with open arms all those years ago!
  • How lucky am I to have you as a Mother-in-law? Happy Mother’s Day from all of us!
  • Thank you for being such a pillar to this family. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • I can’t imagine life without your love, guidance, and support. Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day to a mom-in-law I can’t imagine life without!

How to Congratulate Your Granny With a Mother’s Day?

Most of us think of mothers when Mother’s Day arrives, but it is also the day to congratulate our grannies since, without them, there would not be our dear moms! This is how you can sign a greeting card to your Grandmother.

  • Happy Mother’s Day to our Grandmother! Thank you for all the love and work you put into this family!
  • Happy Mother’s Day, Grandma. We all love you so much!
  • It’s too bad they don’t have a Grandmother’s Day; that way, we’d have two days a year to celebrate! Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day! Sorry, you had to put up with (parent’s name) for so long!
  • Happy Mother’s Day, Grannie! Thanks for always spoiling me and sneaking cookies for me!
  • Love you, Grandma! I hope you’re surrounded by family this Mother’s Day!
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Thank You Messages On Mother’s Day

If you always don’t know how to say thank you for the mother’s day wishes, here are a few helpful ideas you might find useful.

  • Thanking you for your beautiful wishes on Mother’s day.
  • I am so lucky to have children like you who made this Mother’s Day so special. Thank you, my dears!
  • Your words and efforts mean a lot. Thank you for making this day special!
  • I feel so happy each Mother’s Day because I have children like you. You always make this day special for me.
  • Thanking you for the messages, gifts, and cake on mother’s day. You guys made the day truly special.
  • Just like I spoilt you with gifts when you were young, I feel you are doing that to me now. Thank you so much for being with me and wishing me Mother’s Day.
  • I want to thank you for your kind wishes on mother’s day.
  • Thank you for remembering mother’s day. Your wishes make my heart warm.
  • I want to take this moment to thank you for celebrating mother’s day.
  • I received your card and gifts for mother’s day, and it filled my heart with so much joy! You made this day special for me!
  • I can’t say enough thank you for all the love, gifts, and wishes you showered on me on mother’s day. I find myself fortunate to have a daughter like you.
  • Your presence makes mother’s day even more special for me. Thanking you for coming from so far. You are the best son/daughter.
  • I could not have imagined that you would make Mother’s day so special for me. Thank you so much for doing so much for me.
  • Mother’s day was so special because I have children like you. You are always there to make every small event something grand. Thank you, my darlings!
  • As a mother, I want to thank you for coming into my life. You made it much more precious!
  • My dear daughter/son, I am thankful for all your wishes.
  • Thank you, child, for such a good wishing.
  • Dear, your wishes make me feel so valued. Thank you for everything.
  • Dear, you are a real blessing in disguise! Thank you for all your warm wishes!
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How to Say Thank You For Mother’s Day Gifts?

Here are a few simple yet very lovely thank-you words and phrases you can use to express your gratitude for Mother’s Day gifts and presents.

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  • You make me feel younger each year! Thanks for all your gifts.
  • I could not be happier than having all these lovely gifts from you all. Thank you, my dear!
  • You are the best son/daughter. Thanks for making my day special.
  • Your gifts made me feel more esteemed.
  • This day is always so much better because you wished me.

Well, now you have plenty of variants of greetings that can be used either as thank-you words on Mother’s Day or as greeting phrases if you need to congratulate your mom or granny with their holiday.

With this list of various greeting and thank-you phrases, you will be able to select the one that suits your occasion better than others.

Frequently Asked Questions

⭐Is it ok to congratulate my mom on Mother’s Day by the phone?

Yes, it is, especially if you can’t physically be present there (e.g., if you’re far away abroad).

⭐How long have we been celebrating Mother’s Day?

The first Mother’s Day was originated by Anna Jarvis on May 12, 1907, when she held a memorial service at her late mother's church in Grafton, West Virginia.

⭐Is Mother’s Day an official holiday?

Yes, in the United States, this holiday became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.

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