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3 Fun Mother's Day Activities in Washington, DC #HappyMothersDay

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We love the mother's in our lives and if we could spoil them all the time, we totally would. For those who are fortunate enough to spend time in person with their mothers/grandmothers/wives/aunts/sisters/friends, we thought we share a few activities in Washington, DC that you could treat her/them to. Here are 3 Mother's Day activities during these beautiful spring days.

Friends of the National Arboretum: Mother's Day Forest Bathing (May 9th 9-11 a.m.)

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Flowers are a tradition on Mother's Day, but how about you go beyond flowers and take the mother in your life to a therapeautic event at DC's National Arboretum. Friends of the National Arboretum, a non-profit organization established to enhance and support the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington DC, is hosting a 2 hour forest bathing ceremony.

Forest bathing, or shinrin yoku, is the simple practice of taking in the woods through the senses for health benefits.- About Forest Bathing, Eventbrite

If the mother in your life values time to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the outside world and enjoy the beauty of nature this is the event! Click here to reserve your ticket. Please note, children under 16 are not allowed to attend.

Mother's Day Paint-Brunch (May 9th 11 a.m-2:30pm)

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A brunch and/or painting? Yep. Chef Trevon Clark is celebrating mothers with a brunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and an option to paint from 1-2:30 p.m. Feel free to do both activities or just choose one. Be sure to click here to sign up and purchase your tickets in advance. To learn more about Chef Trevon Clark click here.

The Argentta Spa in the Watergate Hotel (By Appointment Only)

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The Argentta Spa, located on level B3 of the Watergate hotel, offers wellness and spa services. The spa is open to hotel guests, spa guests and club members. For the expectant mothers who just want an opportunity to sit back and relax, Argentta offers "The Mother to Be Massage" for 50 minutes ($175) or 80 minutes ($260). This massage is geared towards mothers in their second or third trimester. Click here to book the appointment for the special expectant mother in your life or explore the other spa services if you aren't expecting.

What are your plans with your mom this Mother's Day? Do you plan to participate in any of these activities? Let us know in the comments below! #HappyMothersDay

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