17 Moms Share the Best Notes Their Kids Ever Wrote Them

17 Moms Share the Best Notes Their Kids Ever Wrote Them

From first letters ever to funny poems from grown kids, moms treasure them all.


By Lorraine Allen

Moms get love, cuddles, and appreciation from their kids on some days more than others. And once kids start learning to write, they adorably choose to show these bursts of kindness, love, or attention to their parents with words they string together.

As the mom of a kindergartner, I have only in the past year or two become privy to this awesome world of getting little handwritten notes from my hyper-independent kid. One recent note, that she scribbled and slipped to me by total surprise under the dinner table over the holidays while the rest of us were still eating, was so touching that I had to frame it. It reads: “Mama, I am SO SO SO SO THANKFUL.” This note filled my heart, it really did. I keep it by my bed, and I’m sure I’ll treasure it forever. Here, 17 moms share their favorite notes from their own kids.

1. “Mommy, I love you, love you, love you, love you, love you FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER AND EVER AND EVER!” -- Jennifer, New York

2. “Mom, you are the nicest girl in the universe.” -- Hilda, New York

3. “Thanks for always listening to me and cheering me on Mom. You rock!” -- Jacquie, Connecticut

4. “The Wild World’s Best Mom is MINE!” (That’s not a typo!) -- Zoe, New Jersey

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5. “I love you. I love me. I love you. I love me. I love us both!” -- Nora, Maine

6. “Roses is red, violets blue, my mom is a pretty flower too.” -- Ming, New York

7. “Mom, why do you always hug me? You embarrass me. Please stop. I love you, but I just hate your hugs.” -- Kirsten, South Carolina

8. “I’m mad only because I miss you ALL DAY LONG!” -- Alisa, Canada

9. “Mommy kisses are my favorite.” -- Maya, California

10. Written to a mom in the hospital after surgery: “Dear mommy, How are you? I am wandereng how your are felling? I am trying to bahav. Please com hom soon. I miss you and love you so so so mach.” -- Heather, New York

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11. First note ever from one son to his mom: “Ma. Kan you buy me kandee plees? I love kandees and I love you!” -- Amanda, New York

12. “Der Mama, I fixed my problem. I have a sulusion like you asked. Look in my room and let me know pleas if it is kleen enuf for you. I hop so.” -- Alexandra, Connecticut

13. From a grown child: “Mom, I hope we can spend more time together. It’s important for me that you and I be close. I wanted to tell you that, even though we argue a lot. I know things are not always easy for you and I know you try really hard. I still think you’re awesome.” -- Emily, Florida

14. Written to a dedicated hockey mom after her kid’s team won a local tournament: “Victory is mine! And yours too -- sort of Mom. Well, good job driving the team at least!” -- Erin, Vermont

15. “Mom, can you please stop folding my clothes so neat? It’s weird. I can fold them. I’m 12!” -- Belinda, New York

16. Written from one kid’s first summer sleep-away camp: “Thanks for the cool care package! It made me realize how much I sort of miss you Mom! Don’t tell dad, I don’t really miss him.” -- Melanie, New York

17. “You are so so so pritty mommy!” -- Trina, New York

What’s your favorite note from your kid?

Lorraine Allen is a writer, and mom and personal chef to one spunky 6-year-old girl with severe food allergies. You can enjoy their delicious recipes and follow their amusing family cooking adventures at Feeding Lina.

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