Mother Child Poems

Mother Child Poems

Mother to Child Poems

Did you ever wonder how a child ended up with a specific mother? According to Sufi mysticism, the soul of the child looks down at the world and sees every soul that resides in every woman. When he finds the one that will be able to help him fulfill his life's purpose, he makes his choice. The relationship between the mother and child is no accident. At times the child may reject his mother and wish he had a different one. Remember your soul made the choice for a reason. This woman can help you live your purpose.

48 Poems from Mothers to Children

  1. 1. I Will Be

    A promise of unconditional love from a mother to always be there for her child. Forever, no matter what is needed.

    Unconditional Love

    I will always be there for you.
    You will never be alone.
    I will be that candle in the window,
    So you can always find your way back home.

    I will be the sun in the sky
    To brighten up your day,
    I will be the moon shining above,
    So in the dark you can find your way.

    I will be the blanket when you're cold.
    You will feel my warmth around you,
    I will be the shoulder for you to cry on
    When you're upset or feeling blue.

    I will be the listening ears
    When you need someone to talk to.
    I will be the advice that you need
    When you don't know what to do.

    I will be the voice inside your head,
    Telling you not to give up, to fight,
    I will be the hand patting your back
    When you stand up for what is right.

    I will be those stars you wish upon
    To help you realize your dreams.
    I will be the needle and the thread
    If it all falls apart at the seams.

    I will be the map to anywhere,
    To help you when you are lost.
    I will be that number you can call for anything,
    No matter what the cost.

    I will be that feeling in your heart
    That let's you know I'll love you like no other.
    I will be anything you need at anytime.
    I will always be...your mother.

    Unconditional Love, I Will Be

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  3. 2. Mother, A Cradle To Hold Me

    When we are small, our mothers are everything to us. Her arms were made to cradle us and provide for all our needs. At first, we don’t want to be separated from her. As time passes, a mother helps us become more independent. Even in our teenage years, we still love our mother even though we don’t show it well, and we finally come to realize the wisdom she has. This is a great Mother’s Day poem that thanks her for her guidance and unconditional love. No matter our stage of life, whether an infant, young child, teenager, or adult, our mother’s love for us is unconditional.

    It is true
    I was created in you.
    It is also true
    That you were created for me.
    I owned your voice.
    It was shaped and tuned to soothe me.
    Your arms were molded
    Into a cradle to hold me, to rock me.
    The scent of your body was the air
    Perfumed for me to breathe.

    During those early, dearest days
    I did not dream that you had
    A large life which included me,
    For I had a life
    Which was only you.

    Time passed steadily and drew us apart.
    I was unwilling.
    I feared if I let you go
    You would leave me eternally.
    You smiled at my fears, saying
    I could not stay in your lap forever.

    That one day you would have to stand
    And where would I be?
    You smiled again.
    I did not.
    Without warning you left me,
    But you returned immediately.
    You left again and returned,
    I admit, quickly,
    But relief did not rest with me easily.
    You left again, but again returned.
    You left again, but again returned.
    Each time you reentered my world
    You brought assurance.
    Slowly I gained confidence.

    You thought you know me,
    But I did know you,
    You thought you were watching me,
    But I did hold you securely in my sight,
    Recording every moment,
    Memorizing your smiles, tracing your frowns.
    In your absence
    I rehearsed you,
    The way you had of singing
    On a breeze,
    While a sob lay
    At the root of your song.

    The way you posed your head
    So that the light could caress your face
    When you put your fingers on my hand
    And your hand on my arm,
    I was blessed with a sense of health,
    Of strength and very good fortune.

    You were always
    the heart of happiness to me,
    Bringing nougats of glee,
    Sweets of open laughter.

    During the years when you knew nothing
    And I knew everything, I loved you still.
    Condescendingly of course,
    From my high perch
    Of teenage wisdom.
    I grew older and
    Was stunned to find
    How much knowledge you had gleaned.
    And so quickly.

    Mother, I have learned enough now
    To know I have learned nearly nothing.
    On this day
    When mothers are being honored,
    Let me thank you
    That my selfishness, ignorance, and mockery
    Did not bring you to
    Discard me like a broken doll
    Which had lost its favor.
    I thank you that
    You still find something in me
    To cherish, to admire and to love.

    I thank you, Mother.
    I love you.

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  5. 3. A True Angel

    • By George W. Zellars
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A son writes a poem to his mother in praise of her many virtues. This poem is cute and right on.

    Poem From Son About All A Mother Does

    A mother is special; she's more than a friend.
    Whenever you need her, she'll give you a hand.
    She'll lead you and guide you in all that you do,
    Try all that she can just to see you get through.
    Good times and bad times, she's there for it all.
    Say head up, be proud, and always stand tall.
    She'll love you through quarrels and even big fights,
    or heart-to-heart chats on cold lonely nights.
    My mother's the greatest that I've ever known.
    I think God made my mother like He'd make his own.
    A praiser, a helper, an encourager too,
    nothing in this world that she wouldn't do.
    To help us succeed, she does all that she can,
    raised a young boy now into a man.
    I want to say thank you for all that you do.
    Please always know, Mom, that I love you.

    Poem From Son About All A Mother Does, A True Angel

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  6. 4. A Mother's Love

    I wrote this for my 88 year old mother for Mother's Day!

    Poem About A Mother's Love For Her Children

    A mother gives her children
    Stepping stones to the stars.
    Her love is unconditional;
    Her heart has no bars.

    A mother teaches her children
    To be confident and bold.
    Her special love for her children ,
    More valuable than silver or gold.

    A mother picks up her children
    And wipes away life's tears.
    She scares away monsters in the night
    And silences life's fears.

    A mother celebrates
    Her children's accomplishments in life.
    She hurts and cries with them
    When life brings times of strife.

    A mother shares her love freely
    With her tender loving way.
    She grows more beautiful
    To her children with each passing day.

    Mother, I'm grateful
    for all these things that you do,
    And on this special Mother's Day,
    I want you to know how much I love you.

    Poem About A Mother's Love For Her Children, A Mother's Love

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  7. 5. I Love You, Mum

    • By Jessica Ashton
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2009

    I just wanted a poem from my heart to hers about how much I am grateful for everything she does for me. I hope you enjoy this poem because no matter what, mums are great to have! Enjoy!

    The way I feel, I can't explain
    The gratitude inside
    For all the days and all the nights
    You spent right by my side.

    For every hug and every kiss
    To send me on my way,
    For always putting me to bed
    To prepare me for another day.

    For loving me through the hurt
    And pain that's come my way.
    For holding on to me so tight
    That I can barely breathe.

    For never letting go
    Of the hope you hold for my life.
    For keeping it so close to you heart
    All this time.

    For yelling at me when I'm out of place,
    For telling me the truth,
    For forgiving me for what I say
    'Cause I know it hurts.

    So now I say what I feel
    At this time and day
    That Mum, I LOVE YOU all the time,
    So Happy Mother's Day.

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  8. 6. A Mother's Love Is Forever

    • By Alan Royer
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A poem about a mother's deep and abiding love.

    Poem About A Mother's Love Being A Gift

    I've been with you
    since before your birth.
    I'll stand by your side
    as long as I'm on this earth.

    A mother's love is special,
    a never-ending gift.
    A love that's always there
    if you ever need a lift.

    I think of you often,
    never missing a day.
    My love is forever
    and always sent your way.

    You're never far from the caring
    thoughts in my heart,
    no matter how many miles
    ever try to keep us apart.

    A mother's love, your gift,
    the gift I'll always give to you,
    as we watch our lives go by,
    no matter what you say or do.

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  9. 7. Mom

    • By Victoria A. Ledet
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A girl writes a tribute to her Mom in honor of Mother's Day.

    The Centerpiece Of My Life

    Mom, you are the centerpiece of my life.
    The light in my sun.
    I can't thank you enough for all you have done.
    You make me smile when I am sad.
    You are the best mother a child could ever have.
    You console me deeply when something's wrong.
    You know when something's happened or something's going on.
    I appreciate the love you bring in.
    You cheer me up when I lose.
    You make me laugh when I win.
    You turn my moon into a sun.
    You've done too much though my life has just begun.
    You give me a shelter and food to eat.
    You are the soles in my shoes,
    The bones in my feet.
    You support me and hold me tall.
    You stand me high and don't let me fall.
    You make my life easier in every way.
    That's why I want to say Happy Mother's Day!

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  10. 8. Mom

    • By Jennifer R. Courcy
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    The bond between mother and child can never be broken.

    Unbreakable Bond Of Mother And Child Poem

    The tears, the years, the hurt, the fears,
    The lies, the ties, the days, and goodbyes
    And then the light shines through,
    It's you.
    All the fears I hold inside and
    All the tears that leave my eyes
    Evaporate because of you.
    You hold the nature of pure and true.
    When I need strength, I picture you
    And all the times that you've been through.
    You are my sanity, inspiration, and song,
    But you're more than that, you are my mom.
    They say that child and mother are bonded from birth,
    But you were the first one I loved when I saw this Earth.
    Your heart breeds love, and your spirit seeps strength,
    Because I will love you past eternity's length.
    After all I've said, I don't think you understand
    That I will always be there to hold your hand!

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  11. 9. My Best Friend, My Mother

    • By Linda S. Cooper-Freeman
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    Poem to a mother who is also a best friend.

    This woman as beautiful as can be.
    She's always been there for me.
    Yeah, she's my mother, my best friend too.
    Without her in my life,
    I wouldn't know what to do.
    Her heart made of gold, giving love
    so freely; can't be bought or sold.
    No matter who you are or what you do,
    She's there to listen and help you through.
    Can't express how great she is to me.
    Without her, know not where I'd be.
    No one like her, my best friend, my mother.

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  12. 10. My Mother

    • By Shameka Martin
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A daughter shares the love she has in her heart for her mother that she is afraid to tell her.

    Wanting To Tell Mom How Much I Love Her

    I love her so much, my mother.
    She's always in my heart.
    Even though we argue,
    we'll never be apart.

    She can tell when I have problems.
    She knows when I am down.
    She's always there to cheer me up
    and take away my frowns.

    At times when I get mad at her,
    it's hard to stay that way.
    Only because she makes me laugh
    every passing day.

    I love my mother with all my heart,
    but this she does not know.
    Sometimes I want to tell her,
    but I'm afraid to let it show.

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  13. 11. I'm Here

    I'm 17 years old, and my mom passed away last year on Mother's Day. I wrote a poem about her that I read to my 3-year-old little sister. I just want her to know how amazing her mom was.

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    Sleep now, my angel, and rest your eyes.
    Mommy must say her last goodbyes.
    Please don't be sad, and please don't cry.
    Mommy will give you the wings to fly.

    If you don't want to say goodbye,
    Mommy will watch you and stand by your side.
    Life is not fair, but please understand
    Mommy's not far, I'm holding your hand.

    I'll kiss you goodnight, chase monsters away,
    Warm up your heart on a cold winter day,
    Be the sun on your skin, the wind in your hair.
    I'm never too far, I'm standing right there.

    My time spent with you will long be a treasure
    Of infinite leagues no ruler could measure.
    Mommy must go, it's time to fly.
    Take a deep breath and let out a sigh.

    Live out your life and bid me farewell.
    Find in your heart the strength to excel.
    Your future is bright, you'll go far, my dear.
    Don't get too sad, don't worry.
    I'm here.

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  14. 12. Thank You Mom

    • By Kim Horner
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2008

    This poem is for my mum, who went through a really hard time. She lost her mum and brother and then split with her husband. She is my rock and my world. I wanted her to know how much I love her. She's everything to me, and I'm blessed that she's my mum.

    If I took a little minute to write a poem for you,
    It would turn into a lifetime for all the things you do....
    So I'll try and keep it simple.
    There's some things I wish to say,
    And what better day to say them than
    Today on Mother's Day?

    Things haven't been easy for you.
    We know you've had it tough
    With one thing or another
    God knows enough's enough.

    At times you're so frustrated
    And you're feeling rather low,
    But you're cherished by your family
    More than you will ever know.

    We know you want your life back
    And how things used to be,
    But things will soon get better mum.
    Just you wait and see.

    In all my life you guided me
    And showed me right from wrong.
    You are my inspiration, Mum.
    You're the music in my song.

    You were there for me when times were hard.
    You're always close at hand.
    You guided me to happiness.
    You're the best mum in the land.

    I never could repay you.
    You're worth your weight in gold.
    If ever I would need you, Mum,
    Your hand is there to hold.

    Your advice is always listened to,
    But you always have to say,
    "It's your decision, Sweetheart."
    You'll make it, come what may.

    So thank you, Mum, for making me
    The person I've become,
    And through your loving guidance
    I'm a clone of you, my mum.

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  15. 13. My Angel

    • By Thomas G. Huckaby, Jr.
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    The love between mother and child is a bond that can't be broken.

    Poem About The Bond Of A Mother And Child

    From the moment I came into this world and opened my big brown eyes,
    I knew that I was looking at an Angel, because the heart, it never lies.

    Through all of life's hard struggles, this Angel has always been there.
    Always hanging on when the ride got rough, always showing how much she cares.

    For life is a constant struggle, more now than ever before.
    Much too hard for an Angel, oh how I wish I could give her more.

    The days, they pass so quickly, each one faster than the last.
    But we know that we must go forward and not dwell on mistakes of the past.

    And so we venture on through this hateful world, though my Angel she is always calm.
    So I'll follow on always together with this Angel that I call mom.

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  16. 14. Mother

    • By Candice M. Stebbins
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A girl thanks her mother for sacrificing her own hopes and dreams to help fulfill her children's.

    Poem For All You Have Done

    For all the things you have done
    Every morning rose the sun.
    Off to work you would go.
    At home, love to us you show.

    For all the sacrifices you have made
    Keeping us warm when you were in the shade.
    So many things I have put you through
    So many things I wish I could undo.

    To you I owe my life
    For you have sacrificed
    All your dreams and hopes
    To help me fly and be my support rope.

    Without you I wouldn't know what to do
    But this I know is absolutely true
    Mother, Mom, Ma, I love you

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  17. 15. To My Mummy

    • By Nick
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2011

    I wrote this poem on behalf of my 2-month-old son for my wife on Mother's Day. My wife is Irish (hence the name Eóin) and has done such a wonderful job of being a first-time Mummy that she deserves every bit of thanks and praise. I just know that if my baby could formulate some sentences, that's exactly what he'd write.

    For My Wife From Our Baby On Mother's Day

    To my Mummy,

    From the moment we met
    And you held me so tight,
    I knew I was safe
    As you kissed me goodnight.

    I woke up so often
    And stumbled with feeds.
    You never gave up on me,
    Met all my needs.

    Now that I'm almost
    A three-month0old boy,
    I want you to know that
    You're my greatest joy.

    They say that we look alike,
    Same eyes and nose,
    Better than looking
    Like Dad, I suppose.

    I love when we cuddle.
    I love when we play.
    I love that you sing to me
    Every day.

    Whenever I cry or
    I poop or I pee,
    Thank you for taking
    Such good care of me.

    Thank you for loving me,
    No matter what.
    Everything you do
    To me means a lot.

    Next time you hear me say,
    "Ga ga goo goo,"
    What I'm really saying is,
    "Mummy, I love you."

    Happy Mother's Day


    Eóin xx

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  18. 16. To Mom

    A letter of love and caring from a child to a mother.

    Mother And Best Friend

    I've always counted on you to be there for me, and you always were.
    I've counted on you to tell me right from wrong when I wasn't sure.

    I would come to you when I thought I didn't have a friend in this world.
    I guess if I were an oyster, you would be my shining pearl.

    Whenever I was hurting, I could always count on you to ease my pain.
    I've came to you with so many problems, yet you've never complained.

    I know times have changed and we talk less and less each day.
    But though our mouths don't speak, our hearts have much to say.

    I've come to you with broken heart, bad dreams and all,
    And you made realize that you will always be there to catch me if I fall.

    I'm so glad to have you in my life when things go wrong
    Because I know when I talk to you that my problem will not last long.

    You've been a mother to me as well as my best friend throughout the years.
    When I had nightmares, you were there beside me to chase away my fears.

    When I was sick, you were always there next to my bedside.
    You gave me strength to hold on when I thought I was going to die.

    I guess I never realized how much having you in my life really meant.
    Out of all the moms I could have had, I'm glad it was you whom God sent.


    Mother And Best Friend, To Mom

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  19. 17. My Mother

    • By Sinitta Washington
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A child writes of the qualities that make her mother great.

    Poem About What Makes A Great Mother

    I know of a woman whose strength is of a bear.
    And even when she's not that happy, she always takes time out to care.
    I know of a woman whose beauty is that of a queen.
    But she continues to teach us that beauty doesn't mean a thing.
    You see, this woman I know is surely like no other.
    Because the woman I mention here is truly my great mother.

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  20. 18. Mommy Don't Go

    • By Lauren M. Duncan
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A child talking to his mother as she lays sick, begging her not to die, to pull through. "I need you Mom, don't go".

    Watching Beloved Mother Dying

    Fields of love,
    rain drops of joy.
    You hear friends saying,
    you're mommy's little boy.
    Mommy can you play,
    mommy will you stay.
    Walk a little straighter mommy,
    because you're leading me this way.
    Mommy please don't leave,
    it's not your turn to go.
    I'm sitting in this waiting chair,
    praying your blood will flow.
    Please don't leave,
    I need you here.
    So my life,
    can be perfectly clear.
    Pull through this,
    I know that you can.
    Come on mommy,
    it's mommy's little man.
    Mommy can you hear me?
    please say you do.
    Come on mommy,
    I know you'll pull through.
    I love you mommy,
    nothing is going to change.
    Mommy please try,
    so my life can stay the same.
    Please try, please try!
    It's not your turn,
    you can not die.
    Mommy I love you,
    I know you love me too.
    That is why you've got to make it,
    please make it through.
    I've said enough,
    I know that you can do it.
    Please stay with me,
    I know you'll pull through it.

    I Love You Mommy!

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  21. 19. I Love You My, Wonderful Mom

    • By Dana Wheeler
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems April 2011

    I just turned 18 today. I wrote this to my mom several months ago to tell her how much I love her. My mom and dad have been divorced since I was little, and I live with my dad. That has never stopped my mom from being there for me, no matter how small or big my problems may be, and I wanted to let her know how much I love her.

    You are the sunlight in my day
    You are the moon I see far away
    You are the one I lean upon
    You are the one who makes my troubles gone
    You are the one who taught me life
    how not to fight and the difference between right and wrong
    You are the words within my song
    You are my wonderful MOM

    You are the one who cares for me
    You are the eyes that help me see
    You are the one who knows me best
    You are my favorite from east to west
    You are the one who helped me dream
    You hear my heart
    You hear me scream
    I'm afraid of life but looking for love
    I'm blessed that God sent me you from above
    You are my friend, my heart, and soul
    You are the greatest MOM I know

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  22. 20. Mother's Day

    • By Kody Welch
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems August 2011

    My family has been through a lot. My parents just recently divorced and both have been going through a lot. I recently moved in with my fiancee and that has been a struggle. I wrote this poem to show my mother that I still remember what all she has done for me and the times she was there when I needed her. It's just showing that I will still love her no matter what.

    Mom, I know we've been through a lot,
    But to this day I have not forgot
    All the things you have done for me.
    Opening my eyes and letting me see
    All the rights and wrongs in life
    And help me battle my every day strife.
    To know your love is a great feeling.
    Thinking of it helps me with dealing,
    And on this special day,
    I will always say
    That I love you in each and every way.
    You are the perfect mother for me,
    And no matter what I want to be,
    I know you will always be there
    To show me that you care.
    I hope this touches a special place in your heart,
    Because no matter what, I shall never part.
    I love you, Mom, in so many ways,
    And today is for you, Mom, your special day.

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