My feelings for my mother fall somewhere between "Thanks for everything you've done, I'm pretty sure I'd be dead without you," to "YOU'RE THE BEST, MOM FOR PRESIDENT! MOM FOR QUEEN! MOM FOR RULER OF THE UNIVERSE!"
While neither of those sentiments are as well-articulated as I'd like, I'm sure that she'd love to hear them both. And luckily, Mother's Day is coming up, so I'll have the chance to say them to her.
The big day falls on May 13th this year, which luckily means that you still have enough time to find the perfect way to express your gratitude.
If you're struggling with the best (and cutest!) way to say thanks, check out these excellent card options from some of our favorite stationery companies.
Don't forget to get it in the mail soon! Remember, this is, after all, the woman who changed your diapers.
For a sophisticated option, turn to Portland-based QuillandFox. With warm colors and homey designs, these cards are a surefire hit.
North Carolina-based Amanda Wright makes beautiful and quirky cards for the eccentric mom and daughter duo. The creations in her shop, Wit and Whistle, are perfect for the mom who likes to laugh.
Hello Lucky sells their cards to Anthropologie, Kate's Paperie and Liberty of London, but you can get their precious goods straight from the online shop.
This one's just too cute. Brooklyn-based Michelle specializes in fun, colorful illustrations of cute and cuddly animals and sells them in her web-shop My Zoetrope.
Rifle Paper Co.'s cards look like a sweet sixties dream. With this mom-daughter makeover and floral options, too, these cards are perfect for "the mom who taught me everything." She obviously taught you good taste, too.
Image sources Etsy, Rifle Paper Co, and Hello Lucky