Top 10 Songs For Your Mom on Mother's Day

Being a mom is one of the hardest things a woman can do. Check out our top 10 songs and anthems for Mother's Day

Usually when you think of music and Mother's Day, mushy songs like Spice Girls' Mama come to mind. Instead of those lovey-dovey songs, we're giving you our own personal favorite Mother's Day anthems. These are the tracks that not only define the qualities that being a mother requires, but they also teach you how to become stronger and overcome the every day obstacles that life throws at you.

While this article was created with Mother's Day in mind, these songs can be lessons for any woman, mom or not. Check out our list and let us know in the comment section if we have overlooked a track that you think should've been on the list.


Alicia Keys - Superwoman

Considering all of things moms do on a daily basis, you'd expect them all to be running around wearing capes.

Choice Lyric:
Cause I am a Superwoman
Yes I am
Yes she is
Even when I'm a mess
I still put on a vest
With an S on my chest
Oh yes
I'm a Superwoman


Nancy Sinatra - These boots Are made for walking

Being a strong woman is just part of the job when it comes to being a mom. These boots were made for walking is a great anthem for the woman who doesn't take shit from anyone.

Choice Lyric:
These boots are made for walking, and that's just what they'll do
one of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you.


You Gotta Be - Des'ree

Maybe you know someone who is going to be a new mom, or maybe you are one yourself, either way this song is just for you. Think of it as your own checklist for things to do to become a more powerful woman.

Choice Lyric:
You gotta be, you gotta be bad
You gotta be bold, you gotta be wiser
You gotta be hard, you gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger
You gotta be cool, you gotta be calm, you gotta stay together


Helen Reddy - I am Woman

Definition of a strong woman = this song

Choice Lyric:
If I have to, I can do anything
I am strong (strong)
I am invincible (invincible)
I am woman


Christina Aguilera - Fighter

One of the things that helps with becoming a better woman is the ability to learn from your mistakes. Christina Aguilera's Fighter is all about taking those negatives and turning them into positives.

Choice Lyric:
'Cause it makes me that much stronger
Makes me work a little bit harder
Makes me that much wiser
So thanks for making me a fighter

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Destiny's Child - Survivor

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Much like Christina Aguilera's Fighter, Destiny's Child's Survivor is all about moving past the bad things in life and looking at the good without compromising your morals.

Choice Lyrics:
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on survivin'


Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman

When I'm Every Woman came out, it quickly became the anthem for women around the world. Give it a listen, you'll see why.

Choice Lyrics:
I'm every woman, it's all in me
Anything you want done, baby
I'll do it naturally


Cher - Strong Enough

Similar to Nancy Sinatra's These Boots Were Made For Walking, this is another great track for showing everyone who really is boss.

Choice Lyrics:
Cause I'm strong enough to live without you
Strong enough and I quit crying
Long enough, now I'm strong enough
To know you gotta go


Gloria Gaynor - I will survive

When you have your back against the wall and it seems like everything is going wrong, listen to Gloria, she knows what she's talking about.

Choice Lyrics:
Go on now go walk out the door
just turn around now 'cause you're not welcome anymore
weren't you the one who tried to hurt me with goodbye
you think I'd crumble, you think I'd lay down and die
Oh no, not I
I will survive


Aretha Franklin - Respect

You could buy your mom jewelry, you can buy her flowers, but at the end of the day, all your mom wants is a little r.e.s.p.e.c.t.

Choice Lyrics:
What you want, Baby, I got
What you need, Do you know I got it?
All I'm asking'
Is for a little respect when you come home

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