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100 Happy Birthday Mom Quotes, Wishes and Captions


It’s your mom’s birthday and you’ve got some great birthday photos! Lucky for you, we have put together a list of all the best happy birthday mom quotes and happy birthday mom wishes for your post. We also included a few birthday Instagram captions for your mom.

Our Favorite Happy Birthday Mom Wishes

I hear today is my mom’s birthday. Another year older is another year wiser mom.

I hope you know how much joy my mom’s presence brings. Happy birthday mom.

Thank you for always being a mom I can count on. Happy birthday!

Wishing my bestie – my mom the absolute best on her b-day!

Cheers to another trip around the sun! Keep on shining and have an amazing birthday mom!

You’re the brightest star in the galaxy! Happy birthday to my mom!

Happy birthday to my best mom in the whole wide world.

Cheers to my mom’s own personal new year — let’s make it one for the books!

Cupcake with happy birthday mom wishes

Happy Birthday to my gorgeous mom. You’re the best! Cheers to a brilliant day.

Cheers to more fun, more memories, and more cake! Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday to such a fabulous mom! Wishing you many blessings for the year ahead.

Don’t worry, I already know my present is my mom’s favorite. Have a fabulous birthday!

Congrats on getting another candle on the cake, mom!

You make our world a better and brighter place — happy birthday mom!

Decorations wtih short birthday wishes for mothers

No ifs, ands or buts about it: You really are the best mom anyone could have. Happy birthday!

A great day to celebrate a great mom! Happy birthday, and cheers to many more.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Mother-In-Law Birthday Quotes, Daughter Birthday Wishes, Son Birthday Wishes, Dad Birthday Quotes and Short Birthday Wishes.

Short Mom Birthday Quotes for Instagram

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” —William Makepeace Thackeray

“The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.” — Robert Orben

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

“Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow

“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” — Billie Burke

Decorations with short mom birthday quotes for Instagram

“For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.” — John Glenn

“Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky

“My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” —Lisa Leslie

“All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.” — Kitty Collins

“When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto

“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

“You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” — Bob Hope

Balloons with happy birthday quotes for mom by Rapunzel

“The older you get the better you get, unless you are a banana.” — Betty White

“It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi

“From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye.” — William Butler Yeats

“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard

“You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” — Ogden Nash

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” — Mark Twain

“A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” —Unknown

“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust

“Youth is a gift of nature but age is a work of art.” — Stanislaw Lec

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” — Chili Davis

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” — Margaret Mead

“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown

“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —Susan Gale

“The old believe everything, the middle—aged suspect everything, the young know everything.” — Oscar Wilde

“Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” — Nicky Gumbel

“Inside every older person is a younger person – wondering what the hell happened.” — Cora Harvey Armstrong

Balloons with funny 18th birthday quotes by Nash

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” — Larry Lorenzoni

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” —Maya Angelou

“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner

Cake with candles with funny inspirational birthday quotes by Meredith

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” — Bobby Kelton

“Birthdays are a great time to stop and appreciate gravity. Sure, it makes things sag as you get older, but it also keeps my cake from flying all over the room so you don’t have to chase it.” — Greg Tamblyn

Best Happy Birthday Mom Captions

  • My mom’s birthday should be a holiday.
  • Work hard. Play hard. Eat cake. That’s now my mom’s life and birthday motto.
  • Here’s to the best birthday for the best mom!
  • Moms and daughters are joined heart to heart.
  • My mom’s birthday is tomorrow…just in case anyone was wondering.
  • Move over coffee, today is a day for champagne.
  • Life would be a bore without you as my mom.
  • Announcement: Today is my mom’s birthday!
Cupcakes with best happy birthday mom captions
  • Happy birthday to the funniest person I know — my mom.
  • Life is a journey and you’re enjoying every mile of it.
  • Telling everyone in sight that it’s my mom’s birthday!
  • Calories don’t count today because it’s my mom’s birthday!
  • Cheers to you! Happy Birthday to my mom!
  • Turning my mom’s birthday into a lifestyle.
Cake with funny birthday party captions
  • If I appear to be in a great mood today, don’t be alarmed. It’s my mom’s birthday!
  • Today, you’re going to party like it’s my mom’s birthday. Oh wait, it is!
  • Why so many candles for such a small cake? I guess you’re getting old.
  • It’s my mom’s birthday and she’s never looked better. Here’s to you!
  • It feels like I’ve only aged 1 year since my mom’s last birthday.
  • If you’re reading this, it’s my mom’s birthday.
  • Making my mom’s years count instead of counting the years.
  • You can’t help being cute, You’re the birthday girl.
  • Nice growing up with you!
  • I have no shopping budget today, it’s my mom’s birthday!
Decorations with funny mom birthday captions
  • My mom’s birthday week starts…now!
  • Warning: It’s my mom’s birthday today!
  • Gonna party like it’s my mom’s birthday…’cause it is.
  • Not wasting a single second of my mom’s birthday today.
  • Who knew another year could look this good? Aging looks good on you.
  • My mom is just the right mix of chaos and love.
Chocolake cake with funny birthday cake captions
  • Mom’s are awesome friends we didn’t have to find.
  • It’s my mom’s favorite holiday…my mom’s birthday!
  • Taking the day off. It’s my mom’s birthday.
  • Life’s too short to not eat cake.
  • It’s my mom’s birthday and I’ll eat cake if I want to.

Short Happy Birthday Captions for Your Mom

  • Keep calm…it’s my mom’s birthday!
  • Moms are forever!
  • My mom’s birthday, my mom’s rules.
  • A little birthday party for you!
  • Best. Age. Ever. Happy Birthday to my mom!
  • Thankful that I can call you my mom.
  • Found my mom’s birthday crown.
  • Epic mom moment
  • Pop the bubbly, it’s my mom’s birthday!
Sparklers with short happy birthday captions for friends
  • Peace, love and birthday fun!
  • Birthday vibes all around.
  • Lovin’ my mom’s birthday glow.
  • Today you’re just a whole year more incredibler.
  • Good news: Today is my mom’s birthday!
  • I can’t stop smiling. It’s my mom’s birthday.
Cake with short captions about birthday cakes
  • There’s a sort of birthday magic in the air.
  • Let my mom’s birthday shenanigans begin!
  • I think this will be my mom’s favorite age yet!
  • Hugs, kisses and birthday wishes.
  • Birthday wishes and butterfly kisses.
  • Did someone say it’s my mom’s birthday?!
  • It’s my mom’s birthday and that’s the tea.

So there you have it! Our lists of wishes, quotes and captions. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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