When people around you start to talk about son appreciation, you may wonder to yourself, is today national son day? National son day is only during the last three decades that people begin to celebrate it, but the national son day has been gaining more and more popularity with every passing year.
So, when is national son day is celebrated, exactly? This is still a debatable question, as some say the date falls on September 28th, while others say that it is on March 4th. Regardless, it is not an easy thing to raise a son, so it is important to make sure that your sons know that they are important for their parents. Each family has different way of appreciating their sons, such as:
- Acknowledge acts of kindness – When your child is being thoughtful, generous, and kind, try to tell them that you are pleased to see their actions.
- Provide reward for positive behavior – As appreciation doesn’t always need to be shown verbally, you may want to give your children small meaningful treat when they make effort to do and maintain good behavior.
- Give hug more often – The power and magic of parent’s touch will not end only until the child grows past the baby stage. You may make wonders by hugging your child to make him feel secured and comforted.
No matter how you choose to show appreciation, the sons and daughters will learn how to show appreciation to other persons, additionally, the relationship between parents and their children in how they form relationship with the friends.
This actually makes a lot of sense, researches have shown that children who are appreciated and recognized by their parents, for example for preparing dinner or for studying hard will more likely to increase these repeated behaviors. So, if they are given more appreciation, they turn out to be more appreciative. There are also researches that found that parents, who show more gratitude towards their children, are more likely to have their kids develop better sense of gratitude for themselves and other people.
So, if you want to celebrate the national sons day by showing some appreciation and gratitude for your son, these quotes might be able to help you to do so.
Best Son’s Day Sayings and Greetings
Happy National Sons Day Quotes
National Sons Day Quotes to Send to Your Boys
Spread your prayers and wishes, and inform to people who are yet to know what day is national son day, that this is indeed the day to appreciate their sons! It is a practical but great way to show some love on this day. Below, you will find a curated list of inspirational quotes to send to your son and some messages to share to other parents as well.
**_Be brave. Be silly. Be your own magic. Be present. Be full of surprises. Be adventurous. Be kind. Be free. Be you.
**_The years will rush by, and one day you will be watching your son as a man, and feeling incredibly proud that he is caring, safe, making a contribution, and hopefully going far beyond you in the scope of his life.
**_You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.
**_My wild, wild son, run free. Ooh, you’ll know it when you’re where you’re supposed to be.
**_When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.
**_Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.
**_The only man who has stolen my heart is my son.
**_If a man has been his mother’s undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
**_Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.
**_A mother of a boy often lives her life through her son`s eyes.
**_Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.
**_I pray for the health of my son and also for his wisdom every single day. May he develop into a sensible and wise man.
**_I thank Lord for giving me many beautiful gifts and the most amazing one happens to be my beloved son.
**_My son happens to be awesome and I happen to be the lucky father because I am his father.
**_In case you hurt my son, I will not leave you alone. It does not matter whether he is one year or even 50 years old, I will protect him with the best of my abilities.
**_Although a son might become big enough to attend college he is still a child in front of his parents.
**_I would have loved you to see through my eyes so that you would have observed how much I do care for you.
**_When the pages of my own life will come to the conclusion, I will come to know that you have become one of the most attractive chapters.
**_The love for my son is going to last a lifetime.
**_Allow you son to be afraid of you o Lord and let him listen to all your commandments. Let him serve you to the best of his abilities.
**_Let my son set an example to others regarding how to love mankind.
**_You happen to be my son and so I smile about it. There is nothing that can be done about it, and therefore, I laugh.
**_A woman never loses her feelings for only one more boy, and that is her son.
**_My son, be strong and search for kindness and love in others. While making mistakes, try to forgive yourself and savor the journey to the fullest.
**_My son is going to be my son till he gets marries. But my daughter will remain my daughter through and through.
**_It is your son who is going to open your eyes, enrich your knowledge and also make you more humorous.
**_Every mother hopes that her son will not find a better girl as his wife than what she had been to her husband, and her daughter will come across a better man as compared to her hubby.
**_A father should never doubt his son, for if he does he will also be paid by the same coin.
**_I have no intention of becoming a hero in front of my son. I would prefer to become a real and genuine human being. And that’s the motto of my life.
**_Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
**_Yet now in my arms I was holding a helpless baby boy who would grow into a man… I cannot imagine that soft little face one-day having whiskers.
**_It is heartening to see my son growing up with the passage of time. This is an experience of a lifetime.
**_While teaching your own son, you are actually teaching the son of your son.
**_When I look at you, I feel so satisfied because I realize that I have not failed as a parent but I have done really well because you have grown up to become a responsible, sensible, and sensitive person…. A very Happy National Son and Daughter Day.
**_My life totally changed after the birth of my son. Now I am more organized, systematic and regular in my life.
**_Seeing my son within my arms I wonder that one day his face is going to bear whiskers.
**_A good son should listen to the instructions of his father and he must not likewise forsake the teachings of his mother.
**_Allow your kids to test their wings, they might not be eagles and this does not imply that they must not fly high.
**_It is the duty of a responsible father to provide his son with the best opportunity.
**_The love between a father and a son is greater than any other love on earth.
**_The best sound to listen is to hear a son crying his mother’s name while waking up.
**_My son, my heart will become happy in case your heart is sensible.
**_It is your son who is going to open your eyes, enrich your knowledge and also make you more humorous.
**_Never challenge the love of your mother, in case you want to remain happy.
**_A son is happy who does not challenge his love of his mom.
**_Sons may grow into men and grow out of their toys, but in the hearts of their mothers they are still their little boys.
**_”Boys are beyond the range of anyone’s sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.” — James Thurber
**_He who can be a good son will be a good father.
**_”Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.” — Plato
**_I love my son more than anything else on the planet and he provides me with immense joy as well. In more than just a single way, I am immensely grateful to him.
**_One thing I can say for sure that I will love my son more than anyone else on earth to the last day of my life.
**_May Lord protect my son from all evils and adversities in life and may he lead a healthy life as and always.
**_My son helps to motivate me in my daily activities and happens to be the beat of my heart.
**_Whenever I go my son always remains in my heart. He’s a wonderful young man, loving and daring and kind at heart.
**_”Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son was born and thanks to God for this gift.” — Lionel Messi
**_By the time a woman realizes her mother is right, she has a Son who thinks she is wrong.
**_Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes, and enjoy the journey. Kirsten Wreggitt, Before I Let You Go
**_The love of a mother makes him more independent and strong in the long run.
**_I am the happiest man at present since my son arrived on this earth, and I thank God for this!
**_To the prettiest and most adorable daughter in this world, wishing you a very Happy National Son and Daughter Day…. I am a proud parent because I have such a caring and understanding daughter like you.
**_”To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.” — Shannon L. Alder
**_”There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” — Washington Irving
Best National Son Day Messages
**_A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.
**_A son will surely outgrow his mother`s lap. But he will never outgrow his place in her heart.
**_You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes. – Wally Schirra
**_Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process. – John F. Kennedy
**_It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. – Friedrich von Schiller
**_Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.
**_Every day I thank God for blessing me with such an affectionate and caring son…. I have no words to express how happy I feel when I see you because I see my reflection in you…. Warm wishes on National Son Day.
**_Happy is the son whose faith in his father/mother remains unchallenged.
**_Happy National Son Day to the person who made me an official mom/dad.
Amusing Puns to Celebrate National Sons Day
Want to share some laugh on this blessed and happy national son day? Then you may use these funny messages and jokes below. Appreciation and gratitude for your sons shouldn’t be shown only in serious way, you may sprinkle some spark of humor on this day.
**_A family of three tomatoes were walking downtown one day when the little baby tomato started lagging behind. The big father tomato walks back to the baby tomato, stomps on her, squashing her into a red paste, and says, “Ketchup!”
**_I tried to warn my son about the dangers of Russian roulette… It went in one ear and out the other.
Against my wishes my son has gone and had a tattoo of a heart, a spade, a club, and a diamond. I’ll deal with him later.
**_What happened to the blind man’s son? He thought he was hitting a pinata.
**_I tried to explain to my 4-year-old son that it’s perfectly normal to accidentally poop your pants, but he’s still making fun of me.
**_What did the daddy buﬀalo say to his son before it left for school? “Bison”!
There are plenty of ways to celebrate national son day. Whichever way that you choose to celebrate it, these messages above can be a quick and simple way to show appreciation to your son.