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Mothers are the first strong women influences in our life to show us care, guidance and endless love. Mother’s Day is just right around the corner and we want you to share your love for your mother on Instagram using our top quotes from our ten favorite inspired country songs.
1. Taylor Swift – “The Best Day”
“Now I know why, all the trees change in the fall / I know you were on my side / Even when I was wrong / And I love you for giving me your eyes / Staying back and watching me shine.”
Swift walks through the joy of her childhood painting in the kitchen, playing dress-up, taking hayrides with her mother, and showing her endless gratitude.
2. Carrie Underwood – “Mama’s Song”
“You’ve given me everything that I will need, make it through this crazy thing called life.”
Written by Kara DioGuardi, Marti Frederiksen, Luke Laird, and Carrie, the song has Carrie singing to her mother telling her not to worry about her moving out and getting married.
3. Lauren Alaina – “Like My Mother Does”
“When I love, I give it all I got, like my mother does.”
Written by Nathan Chapman, Liz Rose and Nikki Williams, Alaina’s idol song complements all of the features that she got from her mother.
4. Garth Brooks – “Mom”
“You’ll never have a better friend or a warmer touch to tuck you in // She’ll kiss your bruises, your bumps and scrapes”
Brooks pays tribute to mothers in “Mom” and told GMA, “It’s a beautiful song. I wish I’d written it, but I didn’t, and I’ve gotta tell you, ‘The Dance’ is my favorite Garth Brooks thing, you know, ever, just love that song,” Brooks told Roberts. “If there was ever a song that could ever rival it, this is (it), just because of the context of it. … You know I’m a mama’s boy.”
5. Kacey Musgraves – “Mother”
“Bursting with empathy, I’m feeling everything // The weight of the world on my shoulders // Hope my tears don’t freak you out // They’re just kinda coming out // It’s the music in me and all of the colors // Wish we didn’t live, wish we didn’t live so far from each other // I’m just sitting here thinking ’bout the time that’s slipping // And missing my mother, mother”
Musgraves touches up on the feelings when you love and miss your mother, and can’t be around her.
6. The Band Perry – “Mother Like Mine”
“All our cares would all be freer // If the world had a mother like mine”
The trio wrote this song about what the world would look like if everybody was raised by their mother.
7. Martina McBride – “In My Daughter’s Eyes”
“This miracle God gave to me // Gives me strength when I am weak” //In my daughter’s eyes”
Martina McBride’s ballad tells the story of everything a mother should be through the eyes of her daughter.
8. Florida Georgia Line – “God Your Mama and Me”
“No one’s ever gonna love you more than God, your mama, and me”
There’s nobody in the world you need more than God, your mama, and your significant other holding you tight in this world.
9. Luke Bryan – “Most People Are Good”
“And most mamas oughta qualify for sainthood”
This song is nothing short of the truth.
10. Carrie Underwood – “What I Never Knew I Always Wanted”
“Never pictured myself singing lullabies // Sitting in a rocking chair in the middle of the night // In the quiet, in the dark // You’re stealing every bit of my heart with your daddy’s eyes // What a sweet surprise”
This song is coming from the perspective of a mother telling the story of the precious moments of being a mother even if you thought you weren’t sure about becoming one.
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