Quotes for National Parents’ Day

Phrases & Wording


While we celebrate our moms in May and honor our dads in June, we can give them both the kudos they deserve on National Parents’ Day in July. Celebrated on the fourth Sunday in July, National Parents’ Day may not be as well-known as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but it’s just as important. It’s a day to pay tribute to our parents as a team, and the double love they provided, that helped shape us into who we are today.

And there’s no better way to show your love than sending a heartfelt greeting card with an equally heartfelt quote. We gathered up six of our favorites you can share to make your parents’ day complete.

Adorable Acronym

The meaning of FAMILY:







Tender Tear-Jerker

I believe in

Love at first sight –

Because I’ve been

Loving my Parents

Since I first opened my eyes.

Sweetest Sentiment


must be really small –

because I can see it in

my parents’ eyes.

Generational Greeting

The only thing better than

having you as parents is

my children having you as


Graceful Gratitude

All that I am, or hope to be,

I owe to my parents.

Personalized Passage

Card front:

A parent’s unconditional love is the foundation on which children build their lives.

The stronger the foundation, the higher and sturdier the children can build. (Randi G. Fine, author)

Card interior:

Dear Mom and Dad,

Thanks to you, I can build mountains!

Feel free to mix, match, edit and add to any of the quotes to make them as uniquely special as your parents are. And don’t forget to include a wish for a Happy National Parents’ Day!

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