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My son sent me a birthday card๐Ÿ™„

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Illte Tue 14-Jul-20 09:32:53

It says Happy Birthday World's Greatest Mum.

Inside he's written "Sorry about the card. The local shop didn't have much choice.

It's a good thing I love him๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Luckygirl Tue 14-Jul-20 09:34:26

Brilliant! - just brilliant! grin

timetogo2016 Tue 14-Jul-20 09:39:47

Well a Happy Birthday from me too,and i know exactly how your son must have felt.
The card shops are still closed in my area.

Smileless2012 Tue 14-Jul-20 09:41:47

Son's are great aren't they.

DS lives in Aus. and mother's day there is in May so I don't get a mother's day card in March, or May for that matterhmm. My birthday is in May and about a week after my birthday I received a beautiful bouquet of flowers with a card 'For a wonderful mum from a forgetful son'.

We spoke to him on face time a couple of days later and he said his choice of card was 'playing safe'. He knew he'd missed mother's day, thought he'd forgotten my birthday so was hedging his betsgrin.

25Avalon Tue 14-Jul-20 09:44:37

Your son has a gsh as does his mum. We made our own cards during lockdown with a programme dh has on his computer - called them lockdown specials.
A very happy birthday to you. flowers

BlueSky Tue 14-Jul-20 09:45:06

Same here Smileless! Bless them!

DanniRae Tue 14-Jul-20 09:46:11

I love my son's sense of humour - a few years ago he sent me a Mother's Day card saying "You've been like a Mother to me!"
Luckily I thought it was hilarious!! grin

Illte Tue 14-Jul-20 09:46:29

Makes a change from "It must have got lost in the post" Smileless. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

DanniRae Tue 14-Jul-20 09:47:16

BTW "Happy Birthday!"

GagaJo Tue 14-Jul-20 09:49:30

Illte, I think you and he share a sense of humour! Great smile

Dibbydod Tue 14-Jul-20 10:11:47

Happy Birthday ๐Ÿฅณ . What a lovely sense of humour your son has ๐Ÿ˜€.

Squiffy Tue 14-Jul-20 10:19:36

Happy Birthday Illte! My son must be your son's twin! wink flowers

eazybee Tue 14-Jul-20 10:39:39

Oh Happy Birthday! Best laugh all day! (and yesterday)

SueDonim Tue 14-Jul-20 13:21:47


A friend bought an anniversary card for her uncle and his wife. She was so focused on finding a nice sentiment inside that she didnโ€™t notice until she got home that on the front it said To My Son & Daughter-in-Law. grin

sodapop Tue 14-Jul-20 13:23:05

Happy Birthday Illte that made me chuckle smilethanks

Alishka Tue 14-Jul-20 13:31:01

"You've been like a mother to me" Absolutely Glorious! grin

and Happy Birthday Illteflowers

GrannyGravy13 Tue 14-Jul-20 13:37:42

One of my sons sent me a personalised Moonpig card for my birthday last year.......he had forgotten to change the name on the front to his apparently I have a daughter called Debbie his siblings will not let him forget this anytime soon.

It did make us laugh thou ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

GrannyGravy13 Tue 14-Jul-20 13:38:10

Happy Birthday Illte- ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’

MawB Tue 14-Jul-20 13:42:27

Still not quite sure how I was meant to take this.... hmm

Illte Tue 14-Jul-20 13:45:41

Have I done something wrong Maw? I was just sharing something I thought was funny.

Illte Tue 14-Jul-20 14:01:45

Oh sorry I didn't get the card picture the first time. I thought you meant me. Oh I think I'd better go back to bed.

Maggiemaybe Tue 14-Jul-20 14:18:42

I may have been touched to the point of becoming dewy eyed when my then teenage DS handed over a Super Mum mug one Motherโ€™s Day (still in a Hallmark paper bag, but what the hey). He panicked a bit and said heโ€™d just bought it because it had a bashed box and was in the half price bin. He has improved since then. smile

Still my go-to mug though.

ladymuck Tue 14-Jul-20 14:24:37

My daughter had a habit of saying 'this is all I could get', when giving me something. Rather spoiled the pleasure of receiving a gift.

AGAA4 Tue 14-Jul-20 16:37:59

My husband once received a card from his dad which read "Happy Birthday to a Dear Nephew"

Apparently it was all they had in the local shop!

Juliet27 Tue 14-Jul-20 16:46:11

๐Ÿ˜‚ DanniRae. I like your sonโ€™s sense of humour too.