Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and I know you’ve all been out contemplating ways to celebrate the mothers in your life. Had you thought of an awesome mixtape? I have. The truth of the matter is that I’m always thinking about music and how we can use it to celebrate things so why not share with you 10 songs for mom this Mother’s day. Your mom deserves a heartfelt thank you for all that she’s done for you in your life, but she also deserves some awesome tunes. You can use these 10 songs for mom to create awesome memories.
- The Perfect Fan – The Backstreet Boys
Isn’t your mom always your biggest fan? This was an easy pick for 10 songs for mom because your mom is always your biggest fan and supporter. She’s always there for you even when you’re not sure about it yourself so you should thank her for all that support. The Perfect Fan is a song that celebrates all those little bumps in the road as well as the final success.
- Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood
This was an easy song for the adult in us trying to celebrate Mother’s Day. It was an easy choice for 10 songs for mom because it celebrates the fact she’s given you all the tools to survive this thing called life. She’s taught you everything she knows, and she’s helped you learn from your own mistakes learned along the way. Your mom is awesome, and you want to share with her that she can have confidence in the fact she’s done it all right.
- Thank You Mom – Good Charlotte
This was an easy choice for me when it comes to 10 songs for mom. It would remind us both of a certain time in my life, but most of all it celebrates that you appreciate all that she’s done for you and you still think she’s the most beautiful lady in the world. Your mom was awesome, and you want her to know it as you shout it from the rooftops.
- Oh Mother – Christina Aguilera
10 songs for mom wouldn’t be complete without this one. It’s a song that celebrates the fact you still need your mom. You may be all grown up, but you still look to her for advice about so many things in life. Plus, you realize there is still so much that she does for you behind the scenes.
- Coat of Many Colors – Dolly Parton
This one may not seem so obvious to most of you for 10 songs for mom this Mother’s Day, but it’s perfect. Dolly’s mom spent precious time making a coat for Dolly that might have been made from many different colors of fabric, but it was perfect. It was the amount of love put into that coat that really helped to seal the deal because it was a constant reminder of that love.
- In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride
This song discusses the mutual love between mother and daughter. It seems like a perfect pick for 10 songs about mom. It’s the kind of song that celebrates the relationship as mutually beneficial. You bring your mother joy, and she is your hero. What better way to celebrate mom?
- Mama, I’m Coming Home – Ozzy Osbourne
While this song was technically written about his wife, it seems perfect for celebrating mom in general. This song makes the list of 10 songs for mom because it celebrates the type of love your mother has for you, unconditional. Sure, she wants you to be your best and stay away from things that are bad for you, but you know she’ll love you even when you fail once or twice. Most importantly you know that you’ll always want to come home.
- A Song for Mama – Boyz II Men
This song is a lot like The Backstreet Boys song at the beginning of this list, but it has to make the 10 songs for mom list because well the era in which I grew up. Boyz II Men reigned supreme once my New Kids On The Block obsession had to be quelled by their nonexistence.
- Mama – The Spice Girls
What girls in the 90s didn’t love The Spice Girls? Okay, I’m sure there were some of you, but don’t tell me about it. I’ll just try to convert you to understanding why they were awesome. Mama makes the list of 10 songs for mom because it describes your relationship to a tee. You used to have a contentious relationship because you were trying to assert your independence. You grew up though and your relationship starts to flower again because you understood she did all that she did through love for you.
- Superwoman – Alicia Keys
You always thought your mom was Superwoman, right? This song makes the 10 songs for mom easily. Mom was always able to meet all of your needs, but she was also able to catch you doing things you shouldn’t with those eyes in the back of her head. It’s easy to celebrate all the things that made mom super with this song. She truly was Superwoman to you.
What songs remind you of your mom?