What to Write in a Birthday Card for Your Daughter

Birthdays are awesome, right?

Especially for your daughter, because she’s basically the coolest person you know.

It’s also a great chance to tell her how much she means to you. Finding the perfect words can be tough, but no worries!

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Best Birthday Messages for Your Daughter

  1. Never forget how much you mean to us, sweetheart. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!

  2. Today, we celebrate the joy and love you’ve brought into our lives since the day you were born. Happy Birthday!

  3. Your birthday is the most special day for us because it marks the day an angel came into our lives. Have a fantastic birthday, dear!

  4. We are proud of the woman you’ve become. Enjoy your special day, sweetheart. Happy Birthday!

  5. May your birthday be filled with laughter, love, and all the things that make you happy.

  6. On your birthday, we wish that your dreams may soar as high as the stars you reach for. Happy Birthday!

  7. We hope that each passing year brings you closer to your dreams. Happy Birthday, darling!

  8. You are not just our daughter, but an inspiration and role model for us. Happy Birthday!

  9. The day you were born was the most magical day of our lives. Wishing you a beautiful birthday.

  10. Today we celebrate you and your beautiful life. May your day be filled with joy. Happy Birthday!

  11. You’ve brought so much light into our lives. We hope your birthday is as brilliant as you are.

  12. You are the sparkle that illuminates our lives. Wishing you a birthday as dazzling as you.

  13. Seeing you grow has been our greatest joy. Keep shining, our star. Happy Birthday!

  14. Your journey is just beginning, dear. Have a wonderful birthday and a year full of discovery!

  15. We’ve watched you grow and blossom into an amazing woman. Have a fabulous birthday, dear.

  16. Wishing our sweet girl the most special birthday. We love you more than words can say.

  17. You are the heartbeat of our lives. Here’s to another year of you being you! Happy Birthday.

  18. Wishing our precious daughter a birthday that is as beautiful and wonderful as you are.

  19. Celebrating your special day with you fills our hearts with joy. Happy Birthday, darling!

  20. Wishing our beloved daughter a birthday filled with sweet moments and wonderful memories.

  21. Your happiness is our biggest reward. May your birthday bring endless joy and smiles!

  22. Wishing our lovely daughter a birthday as bright as your smile and as sweet as you.

  23. May your journey through life be smooth and filled with adventures. Happy Birthday, sweetheart!

  24. Your birthday is a celebration of you being a gift to the world. We love you, darling!

  25. You are our pride, our joy, our strength, and our future. Wishing you a blessed birthday!

  26. You’ve enriched our lives in countless ways. May your life be equally blessed. Happy Birthday!

  27. On your birthday, we celebrate the amazing person you are. Happy Birthday, dear!

  28. To the world, you may be one person, but to us, you are the world. Happy Birthday!

  29. Your growth, grace, and grit inspire us every day. You make us proud. Happy Birthday!

  30. We cherish every moment we’ve shared with you. May your life be a wonderful journey. Happy Birthday!

  31. From a little girl to a beautiful woman, we’ve loved every moment with you. Happy Birthday!

  32. The world is your oyster, dear. Dream big, aim high. Wishing you a wonderful birthday!

  33. To our sweet angel, who has brought us nothing but joy, we wish a wonderful birthday.

  34. Happy Birthday to our little girl who grew up to be an inspiring woman!

  35. With each year, you’ve only grown more beautiful and kinder. Happy Birthday, our treasure!

  36. Your birthday reminds us how blessed we are to have you. May all your dreams come true.

  37. You are proof that dreams really do come true. For us, you were that dream. Happy Birthday!

  38. Our little princess has grown into a queen. We are so proud of you. Happy Birthday!

  39. Your birthday is a reminder of the happiness you’ve brought us. You are our sunshine. Happy Birthday!

  40. Remember always that our love for you is endless. Wishing you a beautiful and joyous birthday!

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Funny Messages

  1. You’re the reason we smile every day. Our pockets are empty but our hearts are so full. Happy Birthday!

  2. Happy Birthday to the girl who has made me broke, but made my life rich. I wouldn’t trade it for anything.

  3. If I had to choose again, I’d still choose you to drive completely insane. Happy Birthday, darling!

  4. Happy Birthday! I wanted to bake you a cake, but there was a restraining order from the fire department.

  5. From diapers to dating, your journey as my daughter has been one interesting ride. Happy Birthday!

  6. Remember, age is just a number. In your case, a very, very, very, very big number! Happy Birthday!

  7. Happy Birthday! For today, I won’t tell anyone how old you really are!

  8. I wanted to get you a gift as special as you are, but I couldn’t find anything that rare. Happy Birthday!

  9. Your birth was my second favorite day. The first one was when I realized you finally looked more like me than your dad. Happy Birthday!

  10. Daughter, you are like a tiny little flower: small, beautiful, and with the ability to ruin my lawn. Happy Birthday!

  11. You’ve brought so much joy to my life, and so many wrinkles to my face. Happy Birthday!

  12. It’s your birthday! I suggest you enjoy it now, before all that youthful energy disappears.

  13. I can’t believe how much you’ve grown. Mostly your sense of humor, but still. Happy Birthday!

  14. The more birthdays you have, the closer you are to being as old as your mother. That should cheer you up!

  15. Happy Birthday! May your day be more pleasant than listening to me sing “Happy Birthday.”

  16. Wishing you a day full of smiles. Not as many as your age in candles, but still quite a few!

  17. Happy Birthday! It took you this long to become this awesome. I guess good things do take time.

  18. You used to hate when I’d tease you. Now, it’s payback time. Happy Birthday!

  19. It’s your special day! Just remember, the more candles on your cake, the closer you are to retirement.

  20. Happy Birthday! You might be growing up but to us, you’ll always be our little girl, just a taller version.

  21. Remember when you used to try to help me bake your birthday cake, but you just ended up making a mess? Oh, the memories! Happy Birthday.

  22. They say that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. But you, my dear, have been rolling farther away each year. Happy Birthday!

  23. When you were a kid, you dreamt of this age. Now that you’re here, bet you’re wondering why. Happy Birthday!

  24. Now that you’re grown up, it’s time to start learning important life lessons, like how many glasses of wine equals a hangover. Happy Birthday!

  25. You’ll always be my baby girl, just a baby girl who can legally drink now. Happy Birthday!

  26. Like a fine wine, we get better with age. Or maybe we just feel better about our age with lots of wine. Happy Birthday!

  27. Happy Birthday! Now that you’re an adult, you can legally do everything I tried to stop you from doing as a kid.

  28. Happy Birthday! We made you a chocolate cake. But we’re going to need it back… we’re chocolate lovers, you know.

  29. Your birthday only comes once a year, so make sure this is the most memorable one ever and have a colorful day!

  30. My sweet girl, it’s your birthday! I think this slow transition into adulthood suits you.

  31. The stork that brought you wasn’t really a stork. It was a really tired, really sweaty me. Happy Birthday!

  32. Happy Birthday, sweetheart! You’ve made my “pull out my hair” moments totally worth it.

  33. Happy Birthday! I can’t believe it’s been so long since I could fit you in one arm. But you’ll always be my baby.

  34. If anyone calls you old, hit them with your cane and throw your teeth at them! Happy Birthday!

  35. You’re not just a year older, but a year better! Have a great birthday, my little troublemaker!

  36. Happy Birthday, princess! You might be getting older, but to me, you’ll always be my little giggly girl.

  37. Happy Birthday to the one who first taught me the true meaning of exhaustion. Love you endlessly!

  38. Happy Birthday to you! Now that you’re older, you’re also wiser… just remember, don’t share that wisdom with your younger siblings.

  39. Happy Birthday! Just remember: be nice to your kids. They’ll choose your nursing home one day.

  40. Because of you, I’ve learned what true love means. Also, what sleep deprivation feels like. Happy Birthday!

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Birthday Messages for your Friend’s Daughter

  1. May your birthday sparkle just as much as you do. Happy Birthday!

  2. On this special day, we celebrate a life filled with joy and promise. Happy Birthday!

  3. May your dreams and wishes come true on this special day. Happy Birthday!

  4. Wishing a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy to a charming young lady. Happy Birthday!

  5. Wishing the most delightful birthday to a wonderful girl. May your day be as sweet as you are!

  6. Keep spreading your wings and soaring through life, young lady. Happy Birthday!

  7. Today we celebrate your unique journey. Happy Birthday to a one-of-a-kind girl!

  8. May your path always lead to happiness and success. Happy Birthday, sweet girl!

  9. Celebrating the birthday of a future superstar. Make a wish and follow it wherever it leads you!

  10. You have a heart full of love and kindness. Happy Birthday to the sweetest girl I know!

  11. Sending joyful birthday wishes to a special girl. May all your dreams come true!

  12. You are a friend’s pride and joy. May your birthday be as wonderful as the happiness you bring to others!

  13. On your special day, may you receive the gift of love and happiness. Happy Birthday!

  14. Here’s to a future filled with bright opportunities and unforgettable moments. Happy Birthday!

  15. Happy Birthday to a girl who is growing up to be an incredible person. Keep shining!

  16. Sending you a birthday wish wrapped with all our love. Have a very happy birthday!

  17. As you blow out your candles today, may all your dreams and wishes come true. Happy Birthday!

  18. Your special day is as bright and joyful as your smile. Have an amazing birthday!

  19. Wishing the happiest of birthdays to a beautiful young lady. May your day be as special as you are!

  20. Here’s to another year of achieving dreams and celebrating life. Happy Birthday, young lady!

  21. May you have the sweetest of birthdays, filled with cake, laughter, and love!

  22. On this special day, remember how much joy you bring to everyone around you. Happy Birthday, dear!

  23. Wishing you a day as sunny as your smile, as warm as your heart, and as special as you are!

  24. Your birthday is a celebration of the incredible person you’re becoming. Enjoy your day!

  25. Sending you a sky full of wishes on your birthday. May all your dreams take flight!

  26. Your birthday is a new beginning and a fresh start. May it be filled with promise and joy!

  27. A bright and promising future awaits you. Keep dreaming, dear. Happy Birthday!

  28. You’re one of the coolest kids I know. May your birthday be as awesome as you are!

  29. May this day be the start of a year filled with good luck, good health, and much happiness. Happy Birthday!

  30. May this birthday be the beginning of the happiest journey of your life. Have a great day!

  31. Wishing you a day filled with all things wonderful on your birthday. Happy Birthday!

  32. You are a bundle of energy and joy. May your birthday be as lively and fun as you are!

  33. Celebrating the special day of a special girl. May your birthday be as delightful as you are!

  34. Here’s to another year of creating fun memories together. Have an extraordinary birthday!

  35. Wishing a wonderful birthday to a wonderful girl. May all your dreams become a reality!

  36. The world is full of surprises waiting for you. Enjoy your special journey. Happy Birthday!

  37. May every gift multiply and double your happiness on this special day. Happy Birthday!

  38. Wishing a delightful birthday to a delightful girl. May your day be full of fun and laughter!

  39. As you blow out your birthday candles, remember that there’s a whole world waiting to celebrate with you. Have a blast!

  40. Here’s to another year of adventures, laughter, and dreams come true. Happy Birthday, dear!