Mother’s Day is an opportunity to express our love and gratitude to the incredible women who have shaped our lives. While there are countless ways to honor our mothers, we are partial to those of the musical kind. If you were born with a natural talent for song, you could always create a custom piece for your mom. For those who are less musically inclined, we recommend a Mother’s Day mixed tape filled with songs she’ll love!
The tracks you choose for your mixed tape should speak to the unique relationship you have with your mom. But we thought we’d share some of our favourites to help you get inspired.
So, without further ado, here are our top songs for Mother’s Day …
1. “A Song for Mama” by Boyz II Men
This R&B ballad is a timeless tribute to the unconditional love of a mother. “A Song for Mama” reminds us of the sacrifices mothers make and the support they provide. The lyrics speak directly to the heart, making it a popular choice for Mother’s Day celebrations.
2. “Mom” By Meghan Trainor
Meghan Trainor’s song “Mom” is a heartfelt ode to motherhood, expressing gratitude and admiration for the love of mothers. With its infectious melody, Trainor captures the essence of a mother’s love. All while reminiscing about childhood lessons and the friendship between a mother and her child.
3. “Mama Said” By The Shirelles
“Mama Said” by The Shirelles is a timeless classic. It reflects the universal wisdom and guidance imparted by mothers (and fathers). Released in 1961, the song carries a message of motherly advice and encouragement, reminding us of the invaluable lessons passed down from generation to generation.
4. “The Best Day” By Taylor Swift
“The Best Day” by Taylor Swift is a song that recounts cherished childhood memories and the special moments shared with a mother. Swift’s honest and personal lyrics remind us of the impact a mother’s love has on our lives, making it an ideal choice for Mother’s Day.
5. “Because You Loved Me” By Celine Dion
Next on our list of songs for Mother’s Day is “Because You Loved Me” written by Diane Warren about a mother’s love for her child. It’s lyrics beautifully express gratitude and appreciation, acknowledging the profound influence and inspiration our mothers have on us.
6. “You Raise Me Up” By Josh Groban
A song that touches the hearts of many, “You Raise Me Up” is a powerful anthem of love and gratitude. The lyrics beautifully describe how a mother’s unwavering support and belief in her child can inspire and empower them to overcome any obstacle.
7. “In My Daughter’s Eyes” By Martina McBride
Released in 2003, “In My Daughter’s Eyes” resonates with its emotionally charged lyrics and McBride’s powerful vocals. The lyrics beautifully capture the purity and innocence of a child’s perspective, reminding us of the beauty and unconditional love that exists in the bond between a mother and her daughter.
8. “I Hope You Dance” By Lee Ann Womack
“I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack is a perfect choice for Mother’s Day, as it encapsulates the essence of a mother’s love and the hopes she has for her children. The song’s lyrics beautifully convey the sentiment of a mother wishing her children to embrace life’s opportunities, take risks, and pursue their dreams.
9. “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” By John Lennon
This tender ballad by John Lennon is a heartfelt tribute to his son and a celebration of the bond between a parent and a child. While it may not explicitly mention mothers, the song’s message of unconditional love resonates deeply, making it a touching choice for Mother’s Day.
These songs are a reminder of the profound love and impact mothers have on their children, making them a great choice for Mother’s Day. Whether through soulful R&B, nostalgic pop, or heartfelt ballads, music has the power to convey our deepest emotions and make this Mother’s Day truly memorable.
So, what are you waiting for? Start mixing and express your love for your mom through song this Mother’s Day.