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The 150 Best Mother’s Day Captions for Instagram to Make it Special for Mom         


Mother’s Day is the one day of the year that is just for mom, which is why we have gathered all the best Mother’s Day captions for your next post. So if you’re looking for Mother’s Day captions for Instagram, we have you covered.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite.

Best Mother’s Day Captions for Instagram

  • ‍Mom-osa, mom-tini, mom-garita. Anything else I can get you this Mother’s Day?
  • To the world, you’re a mother, but to our family, you’re the world.
  • Happy Mother’s Day to the person who uses my voicemail like a podcast.
  • Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever.
  • As a teen, I knew I could always rely on your discretion. Mum’s the word!
  • I am who I am today because of you, Mom.
  • I think we can officially say that mom is always right.
  • Thank you for everything, mom! (Yes, even the long lectures.)
  • Thinking about the time you gave me that extra cookie. Love you, mom!
  • My mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.
  • The best medicine in the world is a mother’s hug.
  • I can feel my mother’s love from miles away.
  • Not always eye to eye, but forever heart to heart.
  • Sorry about the other children, but at least you have me!
  • I know I can do anything I put my mind to, because you taught me I can.
  • I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.
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  • If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way mom told you to in the beginning.
  • The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.
  • You helped me to be everything I am today.
  • Thanks for always sharing your food, clothes, and personal space.
  • To the world, you are a mother but to our family, you are the absolute world.
  • She’s not a regular mom, she’s a cool mom.
  • Out of all the moms in the world, I am so glad you are mine.
  • Thanks for being the mom everyone wishes they had. Lucky me!
  • Nothing is truly lost until your mom can’t find it.
  • Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while but their hearts forever.
  • No matter how old we may be, sometimes we just need our moms.
  • I know you were hoping for grandkids, but here’s this cute post instead!
  • When people tell me I’m turning into my mother, I take it as a compliment.
  • Mom: My greatest teacher, my best friend, and my cheapest therapist.
  • My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.
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  • Mom: (n.) The person who does the work of twenty, for free.
  • Thanks for not letting the others know I’m your favorite.
  • I’m not sure there’s a more kind-spirited person in the world. Love you mom.
  • If I type too much, I might cry. So, I’ll just leave it at “I love you.”
  • So glad you didn’t get it right the first time! Love, your second born.
  • There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.
  • We’re the perfect mother-daughter duo. She’s perfect, and I’m her daughter.
  • When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
  • Mom, thanks for teaching me to stop and sip the rosé.
  • There aren’t enough Hallmark cards in the world to show you how grateful I am.
  • Thanks for never saying “I told you so” all the times you were right.
  • Thanks for trying to teach me how to fold a fitted sheet. Emphasis on the word “trying.”
  • I’m not embarrassed to admit I call my mom on a regular basis.
  • I take it as a compliment when people say I’m turning into my mom.
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  • Unconditional love: Always letting me blame you when I want to get out of something.
  • M.O.M: Master of Multitasking. Maker of Memories. Manager of Money. Maker of Meals. Made of Magic.
  • If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
  • Raising boys is an extreme sport, and you’re the #1 player.
  • Your loving spirit helped me find my own.
  • Behind every great woman is an even better mother.
  • No matter what age you are, sometimes you just need your mom.
  • My Mother’s Day resolution: To call when I don’t need something.
  • Being your daughter/son is my favorite thing in the world.
  • You are the most sustaining force in our family.
  • My favorite arms to fold into since day one.
  • Dad proves that you’re a woman who can really do it all.
  • I love how we don’t have to say out loud that I’m your favorite.
  • Here’s my Mother’s Day gift to you: You were right about everything.
  • To my first friend, my best friend, and my forever friend.
Flowers with Mother's Day messages
  • Mom, I’m sorry for all the times I didn’t take the chicken out of the freezer. I get it now.
  • Abundant love, constant encouragement—what more could I ask for?
  • A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.
  • For Mother’s Day this year, I’m finally accepting your follow request.
  • Moms are like buttons—they hold everything together!
  • Mom, I can’t see your heart, but I know it’s made of gold.
  • No matter how difficult I was, you never left me at the grocery store!
  • Sometimes when I talk, my mom comes out.
  • Thank you for choosing to love and support me and being there when I need you the most.
  • A mother’s unconditional love: Cleaning up messes she didn’t make.
  • Thanks for all the shenanigans you let me get away with as a teen!
  • Mothers are the only ones who carry you nine months in her belly, three years in her arms, and forever in her heart.
  • Life doesn’t come with a manual—it comes with a mother and I am so grateful.
  • Thanks for giving me the best things in life: Your love, your care, and your cooking.
  • Grateful I have someone to gossip with at all times.
  • There are trillions of stars in the universe. That’s how many reasons I have to celebrate you.
  • Thanks for being my built in best friend.
  • Here’s to the woman who gave up caffeine for nine months just for me.
  • Love at first sight must be real, because I’ve loved my mom since my very first sight.
  • Moms are the only ones who know the true meaning of 24/7.
  • I hope I have your energy and stamina one day.
  • To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
  • Without you in my life, I don’t know where I would be!
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  • I love you more than I love your homemade desserts. And that’s a lot.
  • Let this be a formal apology for ages 13 to 19.
  • You taught me about the glass ceiling—and then showed me how to swing a hammer.
  • I’m posting this because you said I was your fav.
  • Who needs superheroes when we have Moms?
  • Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.
  • Mothers don’t sleep. They just worry with their eyes closed.
  • No matter how old I am, I will always need you, mom.
  • Every time I need a mom, you’re right there for me.
  • You’ve given me everything a girl needs to step forward with confidence.
  • Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mom.
  • A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.
  • Hardworking, smart, and beautiful—I think I’ll keep her around.
  • A mom is the only person in life who’s smelled your butt without complaint.
  • You raised me well so that I could raise my dogs.
  • Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young… grateful you haven’t eaten me yet!
  • Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.
  • Mother’s Day just gives me an excuse to post all the funny pics I have of you! But you’re lucky, because I won’t.
  • If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
  • I appreciate you today, and everyday.
  • My mom is always right (I think that covers my Mother’s Day present).
  • My mom is a genius, and not just because she thinks I’m one!
  • I don’t need anything as long as I have my mom.
Kids with family captions for Instagram
  • Moms are like buttons – they hold everything together.
  • My rock, my role model, my style icon.
  • Just a pic of a mom and her proud daughter!
  • You’re the best manual life has to offer.
  • You’re the best mom ever—I turned out awesome!
  • Thanks for always loving me, even through all my awkward phases.
  • Mom, our relationship is like a fine bottle of wine—it just gets better with age.
  • Here’s the annual reminder that indeed have a mother!
  • My favorite moments in life are really just mom-ents, because everything is better with you.
  • To the woman who wore mom jeans before they were cool.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Mother’s Day Quotes, Mom and Daughter Captions, Mom and Son Captions, Family Captions, May Captions, Father’s Day Captions, Father’s Day Quotes, Father’s Day Messages for Husband and Breakfast Captions.

Short Mother’s Day Captions

  • You watched me post this.
  • A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.
  • Always fangirling over my mom.
  • Thank you for teaching me my worth.
  • Everything I am, you helped me to be.
  • I got it from my mama!
  • The strongest person I know.
  • Ain’t no hood like motherhood.
  • A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.
  • I love you more, Mom!
  • Don’t forget to call your mamas today!
Roses with short captions for Mother's Day
  • Nacho average mama.
  • Home is wherever my mom is.
  • This woman ran so I could walk!
  • This is my mom. She’s my biggest fan.
  • Dear Mom, okay I get it now.
  • No words, just hearts.
  • You’re one of my favorite parents!
  • You’re my happy place.
  • Who needs a superhero when I have her?
  • Mom, you are the queen of my heart.
  • I love my mom to the moon and back.
  • Two peas in a pod!
  • Couldn’t do this without you!
  • The world needs our mothers.
  • The world would fall apart without you.
  • There ain’t no one else like her.
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  • Home is wherever you are, mom.
  • Keep calm and call Mom.
  • Mom: A title right above queen.
  • Thanks for keeping me alive!
  • I’d take your genes any day!
  • My mother is a walking miracle.
  • The best mom award goes to you!
  • At least life with us is never mum-dane!
  • She’s Lorelai to my Rory.
  • I love you Mom to the moon and back.
  • You made me who I am… literally.
  • I’d choose you as my mom every time.
  • Not a regular mom, a cool mom.

Short Mother’s Day Quotes for Instagram

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” —Robert Browning

“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force.” —Gilda Radner

“Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.” —Mabel Hale

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

“If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” —Stevie Wonder

“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” —Henry Ward Beecher

“My mother is a walking miracle.” —Leonardo DiCaprio

Flowers with short Mother's Day quotes

“There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale

“The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede

“A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln

“There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma

“Mother is the heartbeat in the home.” —Leroy Brownlow

“The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” —Elaine Heffner

“In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.” —Randy Susan Meyers

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

“There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile.” —Archibald Thompson

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“We are born of love; love is our mother.” —Rumi

“Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage

“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” —Lady Gaga

“A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being.” —Jamie McGuire

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

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“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” —Erma Bombeck

“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom

So that is it for our list of Mother’s Day Captions for Instagram. We hope you found the perfect one!

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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