With Mother’s Day coming upon us, we have to remember that as much as we love our daughters, there are Moms who have sons or a son. Here are a few ideas for a Mother/Son outing that are fun for both of you.

Outing Idea #1: Have a Picnic


I know the article topic sounds lame but you both need to eat and what better time to enjoy each others company than an outdoor meal.

Outing Idea #2: Play Video Games


I know not all boys are into video games, but try it out. Go to an arcade so you are not limited to just a game or two.

Outing Idea#3: Build a Fort in the Living Room


This will apply more to younger boys. But I know a 40 year old who still loves to build them!

Outing Idea #4: Star Gaze


This doesn’t limit you to spending money at a planetarium. You just go outside and bring some snacks, a blanket, a flashlight and some star gazer books. You have the makings of a fun night.

Outing Idea #5: Go Swimming


Hey, why not? It not only will give you both some excersise and loads of fun,but it will wear your little man out by evening.

Outing Idea #6: Go See a Movie


Check out what your little mister likes when it comes to movies. You might be surprised.

Outing Idea#7: Go Karts


These are fun! Go karts are a great way to share excitement with your son/sons. it shows him that you are a great driver when you whoop his hide in a race!

Outing Idea #8: Laser Tag


I think I’ve only met one boy who didn’t like laser tag. You and your son/sons can have a “blast” playing!

Outing Idea #9: Go to the Library

Alma Villa, 18, read to her son Ulysses Villa, 3, at North Medford High School on Jan. 7, 2016. The school is working creating a children's library for its teen parent program. Teen parents are invited to join their children in the library for the story times, hosted by the schoolÂ’s media specialist, Kelly Larson, and check out books to take home to read to their children. (Jamie Lusch/The Medford Mail Tribune via AP)

This is great for when you’ve had an active Mother’s Day with him and you just want to relax before you both go home. Plus you get to snuggle and read.

Outing Idea #10: Go to a Monster Truck Rally


Which boy doesn’t enjoy a good monster truck rally? Its fun, its loud and did I say it is loud already? lol

Outing Idea #11: Go Camping for a Night


Camping is a great way to spend time together. You get to talk around the fire, bond and get closer as Mother and son/sons.

Outing Idea #12: Build a Model Rocket


Now this will take some time, but time well spent. It’s a lot of detailed work but you get to work with, and spend time with your child/children.

Written by Cleo Neufeld

Cleo Neufeld

Before meeting the love of her life, Cleo was a single mother to a beautiful little girl for many years. She shares her expertise in single parenting, building a relationship, living on a budget and more.