15 Funny Mother's Day Cards: Bring Her Love Through Laughter

Updated April 5, 2022
Mother and daughter laughing

The life of a mom is full of funny moments; and if your mom is the type who enjoys a bit of humor, a funny Mother's Day card is just the thing to make her smile and laugh on her special day. Let mom know she's appreciated, while also adding giggles to her celebration, with these printable Mother's Day cards.

Funny Mother's Day Cards From Adult Children

If you're an adult (and maybe even have kids of your own!), it's easier to appreciate all the large and small things your mother has done for you. While many tasks were undoubtedly exhausting for your mother at the time, it's fun to be able to look back and laugh. Click on the card you find hilarious to download and print it. Check out the troubleshooting guide if you need help getting the free printable Mother's Day cards.

The Best Gift Ever

Those three little words every mom longs to hear: "You were right." Show mom some appreciation for all those times she tried to guide you in the right direction by giving her this meaningful card. In hindsight, maybe listening to mom's wisdom all along would have made life much easier!

Appreciation for All the Gifts of Childhood

What adult doesn't look forward to a nice, warm bath or a soothing nap? Additionally, the concept of having someone else cook and serve every meal seems like a dream. As with so many things, we don't quite appreciate what we have until it's gone... and those baths and naps many kids fought so hard against become the stuff of dreams once they reach adulthood. Thanks, Mom.

Moms Are So Strong

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger!" Who hasn't heard this well-intentioned affirmation? But think about what your average mom goes through: days (weeks? months?) without a solid night of sleep, the stress of trying to navigate that toddler need for independence while still keeping them safe, and all the dozens of moments in a mom's life that would make the average person want to curl up and cry. But moms just keep going, thanks to the superior training their kids gave them!

Funny Mother's Day Cards From Kids and Teens

These cute Mother's Day cards are perfect for kids or teens to give to their mom, but they're really ideal for any age.

The Reason for the Holiday

Would there be a Mother's Day without a kid to make the person a mom? Absolutely not. Kids make it all possible, and this silly card reminds mom of the "true" reason for the holiday.

Playing Favorites

This cheeky card is about "playing favorites." Mom is one of the kids' "two favorite parents," and the card itself is from mom's favorite child, obviously.

More Fun Mother's Day Printable Cards

Borrowing Money Mother's Day Card

Kids always seem to need to borrow money from Mom, no matter how old they get. This humorous card features the classic joke about the child needing to borrow money to get Mom a great gift for Mother's Day.

Food Sharing Mother's Day Card

Little kids always want whatever Mom is eating. This card is great for younger kids to give, because it plays off the Mom hack of saying everything is spicy just so they don't have to share with their kids.

Mom Joke Card

Show off your standup comedy skills with a fun mom joke card. The card features the idea that moms lose their identity once they become moms.

Super Mom Card

Moms might be superheroes, but they have some really strange powers, like wiping butts and functioning without sleep. Show Mom she's your personal superhero with this silly card.

Cheapskate Mother's Day Card

If your mom is frugal, she'll love this card with a cheapskate joke about it being so bad because it's from the clearance section.

Kids Are Payback Card

A play on the old adage that kids are payback for your own childhood and what you put your mother through, this card is great for moms and grandmas on Mother's Day.

All About Me Mother's Day Card

She's only a mother because she had you and don't let her forget it! This "all about me" Mother's Day card highlights the true stars of Mother's Day, the kids.

Dragon Queen Mother's Day Card From Daughter

This card from a daughter to a mother features a fun joke about dragon queens and how they're usually overthrown in legends by their daughters. Geeks and fantasy fans will love this mythological and funny Mother's Day message from a daughter.

Sun Mother's Day Card From Son

The solar system revolves around the sun, and this card is a reminder to a mother from a son that he's the center of her universe. Anyone looking for a funny Mother's Day quote from a son will love this Mother's Day pun card.

Funny Mother's Day Card for Your Wife

If you need a printable funny Mother's Day card for your wife, consider this simple, yet true joke card. The joke is that the kids aren't great at celebrating Mom, so the dad attempts to fulfill that duty.

Funny Things to Write in a Mother's Day Card

While printable funny Mother's Day cards are already bursting with humor, adding a funny Mother's Day poem or mother quote can make it more personal and hilarious. If you know your mom's sense of humor well, you'll know exactly what to write in her Mother's Day card.

  • Point out a memory of a funny moment you shared at any point in your life.
  • Take the biggest mom complaint your mom has, and find a way to make it into a joke or pun.
  • Use light humor to ensure it's taken as a joke and not misinterpreted as an insult.
  • If you're artistic, draw a funny cartoon for your mom instead of writing a message.
  • Alter the best one liner jokes or cheesy jokes for kids to fit the Mother's Day theme.

Give Mom the Gift of Laughter

One of the gifts moms really want for Mother's Day is a heartfelt message from their kids. Whether you make a Mother's Day card and add a sweet sentiment inside, or you select a printable Mother's Day card for kids to color, add a sweet and funny message to make it even more personal. Moms often have to be very serious and organized, so giving her a chance to let loose and laugh will mean a lot.

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