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Sweet Things To Say To Your Mom: Special Words For Your Mother

Mothers are the best aren’t they.

That special person who’s always there for you, who’s got your back no matter what, and who loves you unconditionally.

And what better way to show your appreciation for your mom than with a few special words, complements or some other nice things to say to her when she’s least expecting it.

Whether you’re looking for sweet things to say to your mom on her birthday, on Mother’s Day or just because you feel like it on any random day, take inspiration from our list of 75 beautiful things to say to the most special lady in your life.

The Most Beautiful & Special Words For Your Mother

One of the best and most effective ways to make your mom feel special is to say something beautiful and unexpected to her.

The way you express your gratitude is up to you – it could be delivered face to face, via the telephone or in a handwritten card on a special occasion for example.

But however you deliver it, it’s best to think in advance of the exact words, so you can bring a beautiful smile to her face, or even make her cry (out of joy of course)!

Here are some of the most gorgeous short, special words that any mother is sure to love hearing from her son or daughter:

  1. Thank you for being the most amazing mother a son / daughter could ever ask for.
  2. You are truly one-of-a-kind.
  3. I’m so lucky to have you as my mom.
  4. You are such an amazing mother.
  5. You are the best role model a child could ever ask for.
  6. You’re the rock of this family.
  7. I’d be lost without you.
  8. You have the heart of an angel.
  9. There’s a special place in heaven for a mom like you.
  10. You are the glue that binds this family together.
  11. You are my hero.
  12. I hope to be as good a mother as you when I’m older.
  13. Mom, you are a walking, talking miracle!
  14. I’m blessed to call you my mom.
  15. You’re an inspiration to us all.
  16. It’s impossible to put into words how much I love you mom.
  17. You’re the best mother a son / daughter could ever wish for.
  18. Mom, you are truly awesome.
  19. Thank you for always being there for me.
  20. Through the good times and bad, I know I can always count on my mom.
  21. I am so proud of you.
  22. When I grow up I want to be just like you.
  23. I love you to the moon and back.
  24. Your wisdom, strength and resilience are an inspiration to us all.
  25. You’re more than my mother, you’re my best friend too.
  26. You make parenting look easy, but I know it’s anything but!
  27. You make everything better.
  28. You are beautiful inside and outside.
  29. Thank you for always being there for me.
  30. Thank you for always believing in me.
  31. You make one of the hardest jobs in the world look easy. Thanks for being a truly amazing mother.
  32. When I hear your voice I know everything will be fine.
  33. You are the coolest mom in the world!
  34. I’m so proud to call you my mom.
  35. I appreciate everything you do for me, even if I don’t always show it!
  36. Thank you for having the patience to be my mother!
  37. You are the strongest person I know.
  38. You’re the best teacher I’ve ever had.
  39. I’m lucky to have the coolest mom in the world.
  40. If parenting was an Olympic sport you would win the gold medal!
  41. No matter how hard life gets, I know I can handle it with you as my mother standing beside me.
  42. If the world had more mothers like you it would be a better place.
  43. Everything I’ve achieved in life is because of you, mom.
  44. They don’t make them like you anymore, mom.
  45. You are a ray of sunshine.

One Word Compliments For Mom

Sometimes shorter is better, and in those instances you’ll want to say something that instantly shows how much you love, care for and appreciate your mamma.

Here are some one word complements for mom, which can be inserted after saying something like “mom, you are (an / a / the)….”

  1. Accepting
  2. Amazing
  3. Angel
  4. Awesome
  5. Beautiful
  6. Best
  7. Brave
  8. Dependable
  9. Devoted
  10. Extraordinary
  11. Fab
  12. Fabulous
  13. Gorgeous
  14. Graceful
  15. Hero
  16. Humble
  17. Incredible
  18. Inspirational
  19. Kind-Hearted
  20. Loving
  21. Nurturing
  22. One-In-A-Million (ok technically that might be 4 words!)
  23. Patient
  24. Protective
  25. Special
  26. Superhero
  27. Sweet
  28. Thoughtful
  29. Wise
  30. Wonderful

Final Word

So there you have it, 75 beautiful things to say to your mom to show her just how much you love and appreciate her.

A single sentence has the power to bring a tear to your mother’s eyes and change her day or even her week for the better.

Pick the options that you like the most from above, write them in a card of keep them firmly in your mind, and when the time is right surprise your mom with your gorgeous heartfelt words.

Tori is mama to 3 year old Isabella and co-founder of Rockinbaby. She has a BSc in Psychology, is a certified yoga teacher and is a working mom. In her free time Tori loves cooking delicious foods and baked treats, entertaining and working out. Learn more about Tori here.

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