It's that time of year again. The tables have turned, and now it's your turn to take care of your mother on her special day. We know moms can be some of the most difficult people to shop for -- they've either got everything, or don't need anything. This year, why not spice things up by giving your mom the gift of song?
St. Augustine once said, "When you sing, you pray twice." Mother's Day is the day to treat our wonderful moms like gods. You can double your appreciation by playing these songs for her. These special mommy melodies will surely make for a great day with Mom.
(Screencap courtesy of emimusic on YouTube)
For more Mother's Day treats and tributes, check out these links:
- What Sam Milby Wants to Tell His Mom on Mother's Day
- What's your message for your mom on Mother's Day?
- Read-y for Mother's Day: 25 Books for, by, and about Moms
- What are you doing for your mom on Mother’s Day?
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1. BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME (1996)
Performed by Celine Dion
Mommy-Loving Lines: "I'm everything I am / Because you loved me"
2. MAMA (2005)
Performed by Il Divo
Mommy-Loving Lines: "And I know you believed in all of my dreams / And I owe it all to you, Mama"
3. YOUR SONG (1970)
Performed by Elton John
Mommy-Loving Lines: "I know it's not much but it's the best I can do / My gift is my song and this one's for you"
4. LIKE A ROSE (2000)
Performed by A1
Mommy-Loving Lines: "You treat me like a rose / You give me room to grow"
5. MAMA (1997)
Performed by the Spice Girls
Mommy-Loving Lines: "So now I see through your eyes / All that you did was love / Mama, I love you"
6. THE BEST DAY (2008)
Performed by Taylor Swift
Mommy-Loving Lines: "And I didn't know if you knew, so I'm takin' this chance to say / That I had the best day with you today"
7. THE PERFECT FAN (1999)
Performed by the Backstreet Boys
Mommy-Loving Lines: "'Cause mom you always were / The perfect fan"
8. A SONG FOR MAMA (1997)
Performed by Boys II Men
Mommy-Loving Lines: "Mama, Mama you know I love you / Mama, Mama you're the queen of my heart"
9. A MOTHER'S PRAYER (2010)
Performed by Jim Brickman and Carnie Wilson
Mommy-Loving Lines: "I pray that all the dreams you dream come true / And every star you wish upon / Grants every wish times two"
10. YOU RAISE ME UP (2002)
Performed by Josh Groban
Mommy-Loving Lines: "I am strong, when I am on your shoulders / You raise me up to more than I can be."