If you’ve got an active family, there’s nothing to say that you can’t have an active Mother’s Day, too.
Some moms really love breakfast in bed and brunch as a family. If that’s not you, then do something you love instead this Mother’s Day. Below are some great options for the active family celebrating their woman-of-the-house!
Play Softball—A really fun idea for a larger active family on Mother’s Day is to play a game of Softball. Mothers, call you brothers, sisters, in-laws, and friends and get everyone together for a big game. You could even go as far as to make it a Mother’s Day BBQ if you wanted. Mother’s Day is about spending time with the people you love, and this is a great way to do that and get a little exercise.
Take a Family Bike Ride—Here’s another way the active family can celebrate Mom. A bike ride combines exercise with the outdoors, making it a two-in-one way to spend Mother’s Day with your family. Go for a long ride and pack a picnic. And after you’ve enjoyed your lunch, burn off those calories on the ride back!
—Like bike riding, hiking is a great way to get outside and get some exercise, but it’s a different way to enjoy nature. You can take your time and stop as often as you like, so that can really take in all that’s around you. It doesn’t matter if you hike 2 miles of 10 miles, as long as you spend a wonderful day with your family. Hiking
, too, has the option to include a picnic, which is highly suggested as your need to keep your body energized and because you should enjoy yourself on your special day!
Run as a Family
—This one works whether you’re a running family or not. If you look hard enough, you can probably find at least a 5K near you nearly every weekend. Register your family for a local charity race and spend the day running, jogging, and spending time together. Nothing beats celebrating mom and giving back
. And when you’re all done, head home, get showered, and enjoyed a nice dinner together—just make sure you’re not the one making it since this is your special day!
Go Camping—This is probably the most exciting item on this list. If you plan far enough in advance, you and your active family get have a wonderful camping trip in honor of the mother of your tribe. Where you go shouldn’t matter, as long as you’re all spending time together. Since you’ll be doing that any way, you might as well pick a really great place to camp. Just about every state in the U.S. has its own distinct camping experience—from the wilds of Wyoming to the beaches of Hawaii. Pick your state, look up information on airports, and book your trip! You can probably hike and bike ride while you’re camping, too!
Never settle for a less-than-exciting Mother’s Day again. Try and of these tips this Mother’s Day and you’re guaranteed to have a blast as a family and to show mom just how much you care!