75 Happy Retirement Wishes For Mom & Mother In Law


You’ve come to the right place when you’re looking for great retirement wishes or wondering what to write on a retirement card for your mom or mother-in-law. I’ve listed 75 funny, heartfelt, and best retirement wishes and poems below. Plus, matching retirement gifts. So continue reading.

Just a heads up, this post contains some affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Purchases you make through these links may earn us a small commission, at no extra cost to you.

Short Retirement Wishes For Mom & Mother In Law

1) Happy Retirement! I’m proud of you. You deserve the best in retirement.

2) Congratulations. Have a magical time in retirement.

3) And so the adventure begins… Have fun!

4) May your retirement be blessed with a lot of health and happiness.

5) Happy Retirement. May your wildest dreams come true.

6) Wishing you a fun-filled retirement!

7) Have the best time in retirement. You deserve it!

8) Life begins at retirement. Enjoy!

9) Congrats. Enjoy the longest holiday of your life!

10) Congrats. Make this chapter the best one of your life!

Funny Retirement Wishes For Mom & Mother In Law

11) No more boss to boss you around. Just your grandkids 😉

12) Good luck with your new boss: your grandson/ granddaughter!

13) Happy retirement. Think of it as a six-month holiday, but twice a year.

14) Congratulations on quitting your job without being escorted out of the building.

15) Retired: Goodbye Crap, Hello Nap

16) Retired! Under new management. See grandkids for details! (check matching mug>>)

17) Don’t worry. Retirement is not the end of the road; it’s the beginning of the open highway! Let’s hit the road, mom/mother-in-law!

18) Bye Bye Tension, Hello Pension.

19) The One, The Only, The Legendary (Name) Has Retired! Congrats!

20) Congratulations on working for NAME (dad/father-in-law) now!

21) Congrats. You’ve worked your whole life for this mug.

22) Retired! Under new management. See spouse for details.

23) A wise woman once said. I’m out of here, and she lived happily ever after. (matching wine tumbler>>)

24) Retired, Free, And Fabulous!

25) Your only job is to have fun, and I know you’ll nail that!

26) You can’t retire from being awesome! (check matching wine tumbler>>)

27) Congrats! You survived all the meetings that should have been emails. (check matching coffee mug>>)

28) You can wine all you want because you’re retired. Cheers to your retirement.

29) You’re not retired. You’re a professional grandma!

30) Congratulations on your new job: living life to the fullest! I know you’ll be great at it!

31) Retirement doesn’t make you an old fart. It means mean you no longer give a shit.

32) Congrats. Get ready to be showered with many chores.

33) Enjoy ticking off everything on your bucket list.

34) You’ve got this! (check Funny Retirement Gift Basket >>)

35) Mom/ mother-in-law, you’re a rockstar. Now it’s time to live like one!

36) Happy Retirement. Life has officially given you permission to relax, sit back and enjoy.

37)  Congratulations on your retirement, now the fun really begins! (check matching wine glass>>)

38) In retirement you realize that getting showered and dressed in the morning is now optional. Congratulations on your stinky retirement!

39) Congratulations on extending your weekends by 5 days! (check funny wine rack>>)

40) Thank god it’s friday everyday now. Go party and have fun.

41) Time to wine down. (Check matching Time To Wine Down Wine Rack >>)

42) You’ve made your mark and paid your dues. Now put on your dancing shoes!

43) The Queen Has Retired! (check matching insulated tumbler>>)

44) Happy retirement! Time to stop lying about your age and start lying around the house!

45) Retired not my problem anymore (check matching wine glass>>)

Heartfelt Retirement Wishes For Mom & Mother In Law

46) Dear Mom/ Mother-in-law, After climbing the mountain, you finally can enjoy the view. Congratulations on your retirement! Enjoy the amazing scenery and view life has to offer!

47) Retirement is a time to look back with satisfaction; it’s a time, to look ahead with anticipation; and it’s time to fill each day with enjoyment. Congratulations on this special time in your life! Have a happy retirement!

48) Congratulations on your retirement! Start listening to your heart; it’s the best gift you can give yourself when you retire. (check inspiring and matching F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote Wall Art >>)

49) Now you finally get to be your own boss. You’re going to rock! (Boss Lady Mug on Amazon >>)

50) Dear mom/ mother-in-law, you’re an inspiration. Cheers to you!

51) Congratulations! May your retirement be filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and a lot of happiness.

52) Never underestimate the difference you made and the lives you touched. Enjoy the next chapter. Happy retirement! (check matching blanket>>)

53) Cheers to making all your retirement dreams come true!

54) The end of an era. But the beginning of spending more time with us. Yay, we can’t wait! Happy retirement!

55) Dear mom/ mother-in-law, May you be proud of the work you have done, the person you are, and the difference you have made. I wish you a happy retirement! (check matching Jewelry Dish>>)

56) Yes, now it’s time to focus on us grandkids. We can’t wait to spend more time with you!

57) May your retirement days be as sweet as your delicious pie.

58) Go get ’em, mom, it’s time to do all the things you’ve always wanted to do!

58) Follow your dreams. Have no regrets. It’s time do you, mom/ mother-in-law! (check 1001 Fun Things To Do in Retirement book>>)

59) Congrats on this huge accomplishment in life. I’m proud of you and looking up to you.

60) Happy retirement! May your future include more of the things you enjoy and none of the things you don’t!

61) All your hard work has finally paid off! Enjoy having the time to do all the things you’ve always wanted to do. Happy Retirement!

62) Wishing you a new journey of success and happiness in this new phase of your life. May you be showered with abundant opportunities. And your heart be filled with joy, love, and happiness.

63) As a chapter closes in your life, and a new one starts for you, may your years be filled with all the things you’re looking forward to. Congratulations on your retirement!

64) Stay young at heart, kind in spirit, and enjoy retirement living!

65) For the dedication and hard work you deserve the best retirement ever. Enjoy this journey of your life. Cherish every moment and have fun!

66) As you reach this time in your life, may you find joy in remembering past success and happiness in pursuing new hopes and plans.

67) May your retirement be filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and much happiness. Happy retirement!

68) As you go into the next phase of your life, may you enjoy the very best that life has to offer!

69) You’ve worked so hard. You deserve a relaxing, enjoyable and stressfree retirement. (check matching spa gift set>>)

70) We are proud of you. And we can’t wait to spend more time together. Have a happy retirement.

71) You are an inspiration and a true rolemodel. You deserve nothing but the best.

72) It is party time! Enjoy retired life to the fullest!

Retirement Poems For Mom & Mother In Law

73) Retirement is a time, for feeling glad to be alive,
a time when friendships blossom and enthusiasm thrive.
A chance to do the special things you wished you could.
Retirement is a special time for knowing… life is good!
Congratulations on your retirement!

74) The days of nine to five are passed,
happy days are here at last.
You’ve worked all your life and paid your dues.
Now you do what you choose.
Enjoy your retirement!

75) Hope your retirement is perfectly grand,
with lots of good luck in the things you’ve planned.
And hope that the years will bring you happiness, too,
and all that is best, especially for you.

#1 Best Retirement Gift For Your Mom & Mother-In-Law

If you want your mom or mother-in-law to never get bored in retirement. And have the best time by learning new skills and exploring new hobbies, Masterclass is the retirement gift.

Masterclass is an online video education platform, works just like Netflix, where your mom or mother-in-law can follow online masterclasses from the best in the world. Cooking classes from the greatest chefs in the world like Gordon Ramsay, Aaron Franklin, Thomas Keller, Alice Waters. Music classes from Alicia Keys, Carlos Santana and so many other great classes in art, business, science, sports, writing, lifestyle, and more. Interested?

Helpful Articles

Kirsten Veldman

I'm Kirsten. In 2017, my husband Léon, and I decided to retire from the rat race to travel the world and work and live location independently. In the last couple of years, I wrote over 200+ articles about retirement and did extensive research to help people prepare, enjoy and celebrate retirement in the best way possible.

Recent Posts