90+ Best Birthday Wishes for Mother-in-Law

If you want to be that awesome son-in-law or daughter-in-law, read my collection of sincere and heartfelt birthday wishes for mother-in-law to help you phrase the perfect message for the woman who gave birth to your other half.

A mother-in-law is the woman you have to convince that you will take care of her son or daughter. Forming a relationship with her can be a little bit hard. You have to show that you will do everything you can to make her son or daughter happy. Every mother-in-law is special because she gave birth to the woman/man of one’s dreams, but here is the question: Did you think before about your mother-in-law’s dreams? I think you didn’t, and that is why her birthday is a perfect opportunity for you to think of something special for her.

happy birthday wishes for mother-in-law

How to wish my mother-in-law a happy birthday? When it comes to your mother-in-law’s birthday, you have to concentrate more on telling her thank you than making her realize that she’s growing old. You can start her birthday with a little message to wish her a great one and ask God to make her dreams come true. Luckily, we have tons of ideas for you with many ways to say Happy Birthday, Mother-in-Law! Check out the list; it has over 100 sweet and funny messages.

Short | Heartfelt | Funny | From Son-in-law | From Daughter-in-law | Future Mother-in-law | Child’s mother-in-law | Quotes | Ex-mother-in-law | Stepmother-in-law | By Age

Short Birthday Wishes for Mother-in-Law

Even if women love sweet words and compliments, a few words in one sentence can make their day. That’s why sending a short birthday message to your mother-in-law will make her love you, and if she already loves you, she will love you more. Read the following short birthday wishes for mothers-in-law, we meticulously crafted each one.

  • Happy Birthday, Dear Mother-in-Law! You are admirable in every way.
  • Happy Birthday to a wonderful mother-in-law! Thanks for adding sweetness to my marriage.
  • Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law in the world!

birthday wishes for mother-in-law

  • Congratulations on another year of being a perfect mom as well as a mom-in-law.
  • Happy Birthday to a woman who gives birth to princesses!
  • Best wishes to one of the most fabulous women ever, my amazing mother-in-law.
  • Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law, from the best [son-in-law/daughter-in-law].
  • Heartiest birthday greetings to my second mom – my adorable mother-in-law.
  • My mother-in-law deserves the mother of birthdays.
  • It’s rare to find a considerate mother-in-law, but I’m lucky I have one. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy Birthday to a woman I love endlessly, my exceptional mother-in-law.
  • Happy Birthday, my mother-in-law! Many happy returns of the day!

Sweet & Heartfelt

Want to do something thoughtful for the mother of your soulmate? A sweet message on their birthday is what you really need to touch her heart. As it’s hard to please a mother-in-law, we took our time just thinking about the perfect Happy Birthday Wishes for mothers-in-law to find the words that will draw a smile on their face. The following sweet and heart-touching birthday wishes for mothers-in-law are what every son-in-law and daughter-in-law needs to protect themselves from their mother-in-law.

  • Happy Birthday, Mom-in-law! One more year of greatness and wisdom.
  • Although my mother gave me my life, you gave me your life. Happy Birthday,  my second mom!
  • You’re a wonderful mother, a great grandmother, and an even awesome mother-in-law. Happy Birthday!

You're a wonderful mother, a great grandmother and an even awesome mother-in-law. Happy Birthday!

  • Having a mother is a thing of great joy, but having two brings about an exceeding joy. Happy Birthday to the sweetest mother-in-law!
  • You know what!! I don’t even believe you are my mother-in-law, because you are simply incredible. Happy Birthday!
  • Have a wonderful birthday, dear mom. By the way, thank you for accepting me as your own [daughter/son].
  • A great woman like you should never grow old; you should remain like this forever!
  • Dear Mother-in-law, today is a good opportunity for me to thank you for the genes you passed on to your [daughter/son]. That was enough to make [her/him] the best life partner ever.
  • How hard it is to think of a gift for the lady who gave me the most precious gift ever, my [husband/wife]. Happy Birthday!
  • We celebrate you for the great and amazing character you have rubbed off on us. Enjoy your day, mom.
  • If you, as a mother-in-law, can transmit such love and kindness to me, I wonder what kind of joy that will always flow from the heart of your children for having such a mother. My best wishes!
  • Retaining your charm at this age is surprising. Only God knows how charming you were when you were young. Please retain your charm forever.
  • Happy Birthday, my mother-in-law! Every day you visit us, our kids fly like birds to see their grandma. That’s what we feel too, as you bring happiness wherever you go.

Happy Birthday, Dear Mother-in-Law! You are admirable in every way.

  • My friends frequently complain about how their mothers-in-law treat them, but I’m fortunate; I have the best mother-in-law in the world.
  • May today be as beautiful as you are. Thanks for being a wonderful mother-in-law.
  • Dear mom, you’re truly one of a kind; that’s why celebrating you today is something I enjoy doing. May you live longer than us all.
  • Being the mother of my spouse isn’t the only reason for being proud of you; you have the kindness and mercy that force all to respect and love you. Have a great birthday.
  • The word mother itself hides a lot of sweetness. I can always feel your love and gentleness. Happy Birthday to the world’s greatest mother-in-law!
  • Happy birthday to you! Thank you for everything you have done for me, my husband, and my children.
  • Happy Birthday to the lady whose open-mindedness is lovable and admirable – my amazing mother-in-law. Wishing you a day as amazing as you are.

Happy Birthday to the lady whose open-mindedness is lovable and admirable – my amazing mother-in-law. Wishing you a day as amazing as you are.

  • I was silly when I once thought that the hardest thing in marriage is the mother-in-law. I’m the luckiest [girl/man] in the world because I have the best mother-in-law ever. Happy birthday to you!
  • God blessed me with a wonderful mother-in-law, so I pray to God to grant her all the blessings she desires. Happy Birthday, Mrs. [Insert Last Name]
  • I don’t know how I would have lived if you weren’t my mother-in-law. Thank you for being you. Happy Birthday!
  • I know this day will be as beautiful as you are, mother–in-law. Enjoy the day and everything that comes with it.
  • Being with you is always a wonderful experience and one to never forget. Have a cool birthday, mom.
  • Maybe it’s hard to believe that, but with you, I have the same feelings of comfort and stability I feel with mom. You have never made me feel like you are a mother-in-law. Thank you so much for your care and support. Happy Birthday!

Also Read: Birthday Wishes for Father-in-Law

Funny Birthday Wishes for Mother-in-Law

Believe it or not, mothers-in-law can smile like all humans. Whatever your relationship with your mother-in-law is, it’s good to make her smile and send her a joke on her birthday. The following funny birthday wishes and messages for mothers-in-law can inspire you to find something that will make the finicky lady smile. Even if nothing is guaranteed with mothers-in-law, test your luck with one of these messages.

  • Happy Birthday to the lady whose daughter didn’t inherit any cooking skills from her.

Happy Birthday to the lady whose daughter didn’t inherit any cooking skills from her.

  • Best wishes to the lady who could fight the world for her daughter, me included.
  • Happy Birthday, mother-in-law! By the way, how old are you?
  • Your birthday reminds me of you telling us about your youthful lifestyle; no wonder every man wanted to have you then. You’re such a beautiful lady.
  • Happy Birthday, dear mom-in-law! By the way, thank you for giving birth to such a naughty boy.
  • Special women like you deserve the best on their birthdays, and guess what!! Maybe the best is just a denture.
  • Happy Birthday to the lady who is getting younger every day. That makes you a perfect playmate for my children.

Read More: Funny Birthday Messages

From Son-in-Law

It’s easy for any man to say sweet words to his life partner, but when it comes to his mother-in-law, he gets silent. Mothers-in-law are not these terrible creatures we think they are, and one kind word can make their day. Anyway, don’t worry; we have got you covered. The following birthday wishes for mothers-in-law from sons-in-law will inspire you to celebrate your mother-in-law in style. Read them to find the perfect message.

  • Happy Birthday, Mother-in-law, from your dear son-in-law.
  • Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law any man could ask for.

Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law any man could ask for.

  • Sending birthday wishes to my sweet mother-in-law. Do you know that I can’t imagine the possibility of my marriage to your daughter without your unprecedented support?
  • Sometimes, I wonder what you see in me that makes you take me as your own son, but not long ago, I realized it’s not about me, but about you and your wise nature. Happy Birthday to a very wise woman!
  • Happy Birthday to the woman whose daughter never stops talking about her and the core human values she taught her. You’re a great lady.
  • Having you as a mother-in-law makes me want to re-marry your daughter over and over again. Happy Birthday!

birthday wishes for mother-in-law from son-in-law

  • Best birthday wishes to my mother-in-law, whose glowing and attracting charm is what she passed down to my wife.
  • Happy Birthday, mother-in-law! I hoped to have you in my life since the first day of it, but it’s enough for me to have you and your daughter for one half of my life.

From Daughter-in-Law

Women understand each other, and you, as a daughter-in-law, know how to please your mother-in-law. However, we are trying to help you do it without overthinking and without asking your husband about the suitable words you have to say. These next birthday wishes for mothers-in-law from daughters-in-law can help any girl phrase a message to finish the greeting card for her mother-in-law’s birthday.

  • Happy Birthday, Mother-in-law, from your spoiled daughter-in-law.
  • Even if I know how to be a mother, I still learn a lot about motherhood from you. Happy Birthday, my second mom!

birthday messages for mother-in-law from daughter-in-law

  • No girl is as lucky in her marriage as I am because I don’t just have the best husband in the world; I also have the best mother-in-law ever.
  • Happy Birthday, Dear mom! Do you know that every good trait I found in my husband is actually from you? You’re awesome.
  • I wonder what your experience was when you gave birth to my stubborn husband. You’re a strong woman, so enjoy today as much as you can.
  • Thanks for being an exceptional mother-in-law who is willing to do so much for her daughter-in-law. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law any girl could ask for.

Happy Birthday to the best mother-in-law any girl could ask for.

  • Happy Birthday, my sweet mother-in-law! By the way, I know that you told your son to stick with me. I love you.
  • Your son gave me many gifts, but you’re the most precious gift he gave to me. My dear mom, please be with me like a rock. I’m with you forever. Happy Birthday!

Future Mother-in-Law

Will you get married soon? If you are the future bride or groom, then you are looking forward to a happy married life. One of the greatest things newlyweds should care about is leaving their mother-in-law happy and satisfied. On your future mother-in-law’s birthday, you should tell her something about the good job she did by giving birth to your future husband or wife. Say how great she is and how you believe she will be like a second mom to you. The following messages include beautiful birthday wishes for future mothers-in-law.

  • Happy Birthday to a great woman who I’m proud to call my future mother-in-law.

Happy Birthday my future mother-in-law!

  • One of the greatest joys of every marriage is having a loving and understanding mother-in-law. I’m waiting to be your daughter-in-law soon.
  • I wish you a cool birthday, my future mother-in-law. Thank you for everything you give me: your love, care, respect, and, most importantly, your son; without him, my existence is incomplete. I love you.
  • A child’s most precious gift from God is their mother, and you’re my second mom. Happy Birthday, my future mother-in-law!
  • For me, it’s an honor to be your future daughter-in-law as well as friend. Happy Birthday!

Your Child’s Mother-in-Law

Now your child has a new life with their partner. Let’s talk about your child’s mother-in-law. She is an important person in your child’s life, so on her birthday, you have to be ready with a nice message for her. The following birthday wishes for son’s mother-in-law and daughter’s mother-in-law will inspire you to find the perfect words to send to this lady who needs to feel special on her special day.

  • Happy Birthday to the second best mother-in-law!

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  • Happy Birthday to the woman whose grandchildren never stop talking about the next time they will see her. I didn’t have the chance to tell you that we are lucky to have you in the family.
  • Best birthday wishes to the grandma of my grandkids. Yes, I’m a grandma too.
  • Happy Birthday to a sweet grandmother, from a very sweet grandmother.

Birthday Quotes for Mother-in-Law

Do you want a quote about mothers-in-law? If you want some positive words about the greatness of mothers-in-law, we have got you covered. The following birthday quotes were said or written by famous people who talked about their mothers-in-law. They will be good if you need a note for a greeting card, or an Instagram caption, or just for a social media post.

  • “Let’s celebrate one of the most wonderful women ever, who gave me a great gift as a life partner. Millions of kisses to you, mom.” — Unknown
  • “Lucky are the ones who are blessed with a wonderful mother; I am twice blessed with my mother-in-law.” — Unknown
  • “Happy Birthday to my cute mother-in-law! Without you, I wouldn’t have this wonderful partner to complete me.” — Unknown
  • “Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a supportive mother-in-law.” — Hubert H. Humphrey
  • “My lovely mother-in-law deserves a lovely birthday. I wish you would remain with us forever.” — Unknown
  • “The only thing more cheerful than an accomplishment is having a beautiful and a smart mother-in-law.” — Unknown
  • “You’re a wonderful woman, and wonderful women deserve a special day where they can celebrate their awesomeness. So enjoy this day, mother-in-law; you deserve it.” — Unknown
  • “A mother-in-law’s appreciation for her daughter-in-law is no less than a reward.” — Unknown
  • “My children are so lucky to have a great grandma like you. Happy Birthday to the world’s best mother-in-law.” — Unknown
  • “You are a shining example of what a perfect mother-in-law should be, and that shows in the man I married. You raised him to be the wonderful person he is today. I am so grateful to have you as my mother-in-law.” — Unknown

Happy Birthday, Mother-in-law!


She is not your mother-in-law anymore, but you still love her and won’t forget everything she did for you. That’s why sending her a message on her birthday reveals some humanity. The following messages can help any lady wish her ex-mother-in-law a happy birthday.

  • Happy Birthday, my ex-mother-in-law! Still sweet and charming.
  • You were such an example for everyone who wants a good home. You always made moves to make things better, but luck wasn’t good for all of us. Have a superb birthday, ma’am.
  • Even if things didn’t work perfectly, you made me a better person. I hope you enjoy this day and everything that comes with it. Happy Birthday, ex-mother-in-law!!
  • Wishing a happy birthday to the most graceful lady in the world. You have been more than a mother to me. Enjoy your day, mom.


If she is the stepmother of your spouse, then she deserves your care. The following birthday wishes for stepmothers-in-law will inspire any girl or guy to write a very sweet message to their stepmother-in-law.

  • Happy Birthday to a sweet lady who I’m proud to call my stepmother-in-law!
  • Happy Birthday, my amazing stepmother-in-law! Whatever our relationship is, I will always love you and respect you.
  • You may be my stepmother-in-law, but I always see a friend in you who supports me, helps me, and cares for me. Have a great birthday, dear mom.
  • Best wishes to a cool lady. If all mothers-in-law could emulate your love for others, life would be awesome.

By Age

Finally, wish your mother-in-law a happy birthday according to her age. We have many separate lists for different ages, so go to the search area to find a particular year or just click on one of the following links:

40th | 45th | 50th| 60th | 70th

Related: 200+ Birthday Wishes and Messages

This type of relationship is sensitive, so wishing your mother-in-law a happy birthday is mandatory. If you just appreciate that she’s the mother of your life partner, you will know that she deserves every good word on her birthday. Sweet and heart-touching birthday wishes and quotes for mothers-in-law can do the job and make the lady proud of you. Finally, you have to know that women love gifts, so consider buying a special gift for your mother-in-law, and I’m sure this will put a big smile on her face.

Last Updated on May 6, 2024

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