“I Hope You Dance” — Lee Ann Womack
With lyrics like, “I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean / Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens,” its easy to see why Lee Ann Womack’s sweeping inspirational ballad makes mothers everywhere teary-eyed. The track, released in 2000, touches upon nearly every wish a parent has for their child’s future. Womack’s heartfelt lyrics paid off in more ways than simply being one of the most beloved Mother’s Day songs, they earned her a Best Female Country Vocal Performance nomination at the 43rd Grammy Awards. These 11 quotes about moms will make you want to call yours ASAP.