33 Best Birthday Poems For Mom

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A mother’s love for her child is eternal. When you let her know how much you admire and respect her, she would feel out of the world. So on her special day, you may write birthday poems for mom to express your gratitude. Making your mother feel special will melt her heart, and she will cherish the memory forever. We have curated a bunch of sweet birthday poems that can help you define your love and gratitude towards her. So read on to these beautiful poems written for all the special, hardworking, loving, and beautiful moms out there and pick the best one for your mother.

33 Birthday Poems For Mom

1. Great Mom

Great Mom birthday poem

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Happy birthday, Mom!
I hope everyone can see,
What a great mom you’ve always been,
And how much you mean to me.

I always think about you,
In times both good and bad,
For the things you taught are with me,
In happy times and sad.

On your birthday I wish you joy,
Just like you pass around.
May all your good times multiply,
And happiness abound.

—Karl Fuchs

2. Special Mom

My mother I love,
She came from above.
Gentle and kind,
A beautiful mind.

Today is her day,
With a birthday bouquet.
Her smile so warm,
Our hearts will transform.

I wish her the most,
With this little toast.
Happiness and health,
Internal wealth.

—Martin Dejnicki

3. Greatest Mom

Thoughtful lady, that works so hard,
Always been there, my dear lifeguard.
Places others before herself,
Proud of pictures on her shelf.

When in pain, maintains here smile,
Multi-tasking, she’s versatile.
With all of this; time she finds,
Her love for us, constantly reminds.

On her birthday, just want to say,
I don’t know how, I will repay?
Eternally grateful, I hope she will see,
The greatest mother, she will always be.

—Martin Dejnicki

4. I Celebrate Your Life

Mom, your birthday means so much to me;
To have you in my life another year,
The time I spent enfolded in your love,
Each day, each moment with you is so dear.

I cherish the very special bond we have.
You lift my spirit in so many ways.
I celebrate your life; I honor you,
And send to you my love and care and praise.

—Joanna Fuchs

5. I Love You Mom

You brighten up my life
With tender love and care.
When I reach out,
You’re always there.
You’re someone I can count on
When I need a helping hand.
You’re warm and loving;
You always understand.

I’m so thankful to have
A mom like you.
There is no other
Who could fill your shoes.
I always took for granted
That you were there for me
And all the things you did,
But now I see.

You’re such a good example
Of what a mom should be.
We always get along so well,
Even when we disagree.

You’re so patient
And understanding.
You don’t ask for anything.
You’re outstanding.

You’re so quick to give
And such a joy to be around.
You’re such a good person.
You deserve a special crown.

You have a good heart.
You’re honest and true.
You’re the best mother,
And I really love you.

—Anonymous

6. A Prayer For A Mother’s Birthday

A Prayer For A Mother’s Birthday: poems for mom

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Lord Jesus, Thou hast known
A mother’s love and tender care:
And Thou wilt hear, while for my own
Mother most dear I make this birthday prayer.

Protect her life, I pray,
Who gave the gift of life to me;
And may she know, from day to day,
The deepening glow of Life that comes from Thee.

As once upon her breast
Fearless and well content I lay,
So let her heart, on Thee at rest,
Feel fears depart and troubles fade away.

Her every wish fulfill;
And even if Thou must refuse
In anything, let Thy wise will
A comfort bring such as kind mothers use.

Ah, hold her by the hand,
As once her hand held mine;
And though she may not understand
Life’s winding way, lead her in peace divine.

I cannot pay my debt
For all the love that she has given;
But Thou, love’s Lord, wilt not forget
Her due reward,–bless her in earth and heaven.

—Henry Van Dyke

7. Flowers For Mum

The plants are glad to see the Sun.
They turn their faces
to enjoy the fun!
When clouds bring down
a refreshing shower,
their leaves turn green
to embellish the flowers.
Sun or showers,
Whatever may come,
those gorgeous flowers
sing ‘Happy Birthday, Mum’!

—Shelagh E Osborn Wright

8. A Birthday Wish For Mother

You are a mother who is very dear
With a heart full of love and so sincere
With special wishes on the way
Just for you on your special day
You are so thoughtful kind and sharing
Always warm and oh so caring
Happy Birthday Mother

—Diane Hannah

9. Spring Is In The Air

Spring is in the air
The sun is breaking through
The rays are shinning down
For a wonderful day for you.

This birthday wish is special
With all that will come true
It’s sent with love and wishes
For a birthday just for you.

Happy Birthday Mum

—Sandra Carlse

10. Happy Birthday To You

Happy Birthday to you
there is so much to do,
lots of surprises to come
lots of hours of fun.
May this day bring you treats,
may your day be so sweet
happy birthday to you
there is so much to do.

—Wenona Elie

11. Happy Birthday Mom

I really love my mother,
And it surely makes me proud,
To know I’m one of her kids,
And to sing her praises loud.

My mother has a birthday,
once every year.
And on that day she’ll ponder life,
And even shed a tear.

See, Mom doesn’t like her birthdays;
She says they make her old,
But she’s as sharp as she ever was,
If the truth be told.

My mother showed me lots of things,
About the world, you see,
So then I could teach my kids,
The things my mom taught me.

My Mother has a Pure heart
That’s made of gold
I love my mother very much
In my book she will never be old.

My mom is a sweetie
She is beautiful, which is true
I Thank god for you, mom
Where would I be without you?

Happy Birthday Mom!

—Kristen M Saccardi

12. A Mother Is So Many Things

First, she lets you grow within
when the miracle takes place –
That is where all life begins
In a warm and loving space.

Then she is you nurturer
your life is in her hands –
24 hours a day, she gives
that’s what, this job demands.

Then she is your nurse
cleaner and your cook –
She takes care of everything
without a guide book.

A Mother means so much more
than words could ever say –
She is everything we love
and means the world each day.

Thank You, Mom
Happy Birthday

—Toni Norton Kane

13. Don’t Forget

Don't Forget: birthday poems for moms

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Your birthday is the day I remember
all the wonderful things you do.
Time will fly; each day goes by,
and I’ve forgotten to say, “Thank you.”

Thank you for teaching me strength,
to have confidence while I grow,
for helping me through my biggest challenges,
and for teaching me what I know.

Although our paths may be distant,
and we spend so much time apart,
remember you are the one
who made the essence of my heart.

I will love you until my last breath,
this I know for sure,
as you are the first love I ever had,
and so I will love you forever more.

—Vicki Fearnley

14. Happy Birthday, Mom!

Happy birthday, Mom!
May every second, minute
hour, day and year of your life
be filled with the kind of
comfort, security, and happiness
you give unfailingly to me.
Happy Birthday, Mom!
Without you, there would be
a gaping hole in my life, an emptiness
that only your love can fill.
Thank you, Mom, for all that you do,
for the extraordinary person you are.
Happy Birthday, Mom!

—Joanna Fuchs

15. Thank you Mom

For nine months, I was just a part of you,
Little by little, I grew inside of you.
The morning sickness you didn’t really mind,
Cause from day one you are already kind.

When my life is dark, you serve as my light,
When I am sad, you always hug me tight.
When I was inside of you, in me, you already believe,
You sacrifice a lot just to let me live.

I hope when it’s my turn to become a mom,
I can achieve at least half of what you’ve done,
Cause you did not just give me a life,
You also taught me to fight my own strife.

Today’s my birthday, but it should be your day,
Cause you’re the reason why I am here today,
So in this very special day of mine,
I wanna say Thank You to you, my Mom.

—Mayie Cachero

16. I Must Be Lucky

How lucky am I
To have you by my side
Your love shines through
In all that you do
So much you have said
So much I have heard
So much you have taught
So much I have learned
I know that we have had ups and downs
And sometimes even a little frown
You have always been there, so I will say
I love you, and have a wonderful special day

—Valerie Radcliffe

17. To My Mother

on this day as you celebrate your birthday,
my best wishes to you mother I dedicate,
greetings filled with all the praise only you deserve,
my dear mother, my dear friend.

from as long as I remember so loving and so kind,
so patient and so tender you make my pains feel mild.
your hands are always present to walk me through the way,
you spell the words I long to hear that always make my day.

“thank you mum”, for all you give,
“thank you mum”, for all your time,
“thank you mum”, for all your kindness,
“thank you mum”, for all your love that is endless.

you are to me and you will always be,
the loving mother with an open heart,
the caring friend with a lending hand,
you are my one and only latest trend.

from the bottom of my heart I send you my message with love,
only the very best that a mother like only you can claim,
for I have the best in life through you, I thank God,
for I am blessed and privileged because you are my mum!

thank you mum, best wishes mum, I love you Mum

—Caroline Falzon

18. The Most Special Day

The Most Special Day: birthday poems for mom

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Mom, your birthday is
the most special day of the year,
because without you I wouldn’t have
the all encompassing comfort
of a mother’s unconditional love
your love, for me.
You are always there for me, Mom.
Whenever I need you,
to cheer me up, make me smile,
bolster my confidence,
or sympathize with me and ease my worries,
you fill up my empty, hurting places
with your boundless affection.
Your loving presence in my life
gives me a reassuring feeling
of security and peace.
Thank you, Mom,
and Happy Birthday!

—Joanna Fuchs

19. A Birthday Prayer For Mom

Mom, I’m talking to the Lord today,
Asking Him to bless you in every way.
Your birthday is a heartfelt day for me,
Because you’ll own my heart eternally.
Lord, please care for my sweet, loving mother,
Who gives so much; she’s unlike any other.
Give her peace and happiness and more;
Love her, Lord; my mom, whom I adore.

—Joanna Fuchs

20. Happy Birthday Mom

Happy Birthday Mom
You mean so much to me
I’ll cook you a delicious meal
And serve it with sweet tea

I’ll pick you a bouquet of flowers
I’ll clean your house so you can rest
We’ll visit the entire day
Because you truly are the best

I’ll bake your very favorite cake
Chocolate tops your list
I’ll sing Happy Birthday to you
And I’ll end it with a kiss

So happy birthday mom
My wish for you all year
Is smiles and laughter every day
And shed only happy tears!

—Marilyn Lott

21. Another Year

Another year has passed
A birthday for you is in store
May you find this coming year
Be one with lots of open doors.

Follow your dreams
Remember you can achieve
All that you dream
Whatever your mind can conceive

So this poems brings
wishes for you
in hopes that the coming year
is filled with things you love to do.

—Catherine Pulsifer

22. A Heartfelt Wish

This heartfelt wish is just for you
Today is your special day
May all the dreams you do pursue
Be realized in every way.

A special person you are to me
You deserve the best of everything
So may this birthday and the coming year be
One that offers you the best that life may bring.

—Kate Summers

23. Wishing You

Wishing you much happiness, dear
On this special day
And for the coming year
May blessings come your way.

Be thankful for each day you have
Thank God in heaven above
Fill your life with happy not sad
Remember you are loved.

—Kate Summers

24. We Want You To Know

We Want You To Know: birthday poems for mothers

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Happiness you do bring
To those who love you so

If we could give you anything
We want you to know:

We wish much happiness for you
In everything you do.

And always remember we love you
No matter what you do

May all your wishes come true this year
Because to us you are very dear.

—Catherine Pulsifer

25. The Passing Years

Age is a quality of mind:
If you have left your dreams behind,
If hope is lost,
If you no longer look ahead,
If your ambition’s fires are dead,
Then you are old.

But if from life you take the best
And if in life you keep the jest,
If love you hold,
No matter how the years go by,
No matter how the birthdays fly,
You are not old.

—Edward Tuck

26. This Bouquet Is For You

Mum i know that you like flowers
and you like your gardening to
so i bought this bouquet special
so i can give to you
as this is your special day
to celebrate your birthday

Have a wonderful day
mum!

—Nick Bowley

27. Hard To Believe

It’s hard to believe you are celebrating another birthday
It was only yesterday your life was full of play
Now here you are with accomplishments in life
And your attitude is one without strife
We are so proud of you
We wish you success in all you do.
So on this day we wish you well
We think you are special and oh, how swell!

—Kate Summers

28. Another Year

Another birthday, another year
May you have problems that disappear
May you have health
And a bit of wealth
May you share
With those who care
May the coming year
Be one of good cheer.

—Theodore W. Higginsworth

29. Age Is Not To Be Feared

Another birthday, another year
Remember though that age is not to be feared
You are just achieving your prime
Here’s to your health and living a long time

As they say, be happy, don’t worry
Enjoy your life and don’t be in a hurry
We take this opportunity to wish you
Happiness in all you do.

We appreciate your caring
Your always willingness for sharing
Thank you, for being you
We love you and all you do.

—Catherine Pulsifer

30. Happy Birthday Mother

Mother, you have always been there for me,
A shoulder to cry on, someone to laugh with,
Someone to ask advice from,
Help to become a Mother like you are
Always ready to assist
No one derserves to have a nicer Birthday than you.
Happy Birthday Mother

—Diane Vermeer

31. The Best Of Birthdays

Wishing you the best of birthdays
May the coming year be special in all ways
Your age makes us realize how time has flew
It was just like yesterday that you were two.

We wish you happiness and health
And never forget that the important things are not wealth
Be happy don’t be blue
Happy Birthday, we love you.

—Catherine Pulsifer

32. Happy Birthday

My wish for you on this special day,
Is that the coming year goes well
And may life treat you great in all the ways
That my wishes and words can’t tell.

Behind you now is yesterday
Let your experience and knowledge pave the way
Here’s to you and to your success
We know you will give it your best.

So happy, happy birthday
We wish you many more
and on this day to you, we say
We know life has good things in store

—Theodore W. Higginsworth

33. Thank You Mum

I may not often say it,
But believe me when I do,
I could not be without you Mum,
I thank you for being you,
Without your help and guiding hand showing me the way,
I would not be the person that I am today.
I Love you so much and just want to say

Thanks for being my mum, today and every day xxx

Happy Birthday Mum

—Roseanna Miles

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I praise my mom on her birthday?

There are no specific rules when it comes to praising mothers on their birthdays. You could try to thank her for her support and mention the traits that make her your best friend. Let her know that you seek inspiration from her. You could express your thoughts through poetry or simple messages.

2. What should I say to my mom on her birthday?

Start with a heartfelt birthday wish. You may say it in the form of a quote or a poem. Proceed with sharing your plans for the day with her or that you have a surprise planned for her. You could also try placing the message in an envelope hidden in her purse or a bouquet.

3. What is the sweetest thing to say to my mom?

The sweetest thing to say to your mom is to appreciate her efforts to improve your life. Tell her that her guidance in every aspect of your life is appreciated. Planning a fun day with her, apologizing for the unintentional things you might have said in the past, and promising to help her are also some more sweet things.

4. What are some good words to describe my mom?

Words explaining her love for you like caring, protective, loving, supporting, or tolerant would be some good adjectives to describe your mother. You could also try including adjectives that describe her characteristics in the greetings. These adjectives could include honest, inspirational, selfless, wise, and beautiful, to name a few.

5. How do I say happy birthday to my mom on social media?

Post your favorite picture with your mom on social media. Add a quote to describe her and emphasize how blessed you feel with her in your life. If your mother is on social media, ensure to tag her. Finally, limit who gets to see and comment on the post if possible and necessary.

This year, surprise your mother by penning down these “birthday poems for moms.” These poems are a beautiful way to express your love for your mother. Add a personal touch by including a few additional verses to make them even more special. You may also try to write one by yourself – keep it simple and pour out your heart to her. Through these poems, you may also show your gratitude, love, and affection for her.

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