Moms tend to get so caught up taking care of everyone else that they seldom have time for themselves. Better still, by the time they do have a couple of free hours, they’re too exhausted to do anything but rest or sleep. If you’re a mom, you can probably relate to these sentiments. Nevertheless, it’s summertime and moms deserve to have some fun too. It’s a chance to focus on your hobbies or reconnect with friends that you haven’t had the time to see in some time. Here is how you can have some fun as a mom before fall comes around.

Go Out Alone
Instead of taking the kids everywhere you go, why not take a couple of days out for solo exploration? It may take a little planning, but it’s definitely worth doing. Here are a few places that you could venture off to.

MoviesIf you enjoy watching movies, consider taking yourself on a date to the cinema. It’s an opportunity for you to go and catch up with one of the latest films childfree. You can get cheap movie tickets by going on a particular day or looking for coupons.

HikingGoing hiking alone is another exciting way to have some you time this summer. This will especially be appealing to the fitness-loving moms who enjoy physical activity. Look for a nearby hiking trail that has great views, and you can conquer within one day. Some of the world’s best hiking trails are the Pennine Way in the United Kingdom and the Appalachian Trail in the United States.

Cycling: Enjoy the solitude and scenery as you ride to your favorite spot or somewhere you’ve always wanted to go. More importantly, you get to exercise and work your muscles. You can make cycling regular and part of your fitness routine. If you are keen on training and measuring your power, check out this guide dedicated to power meters. Don’t worry about the kids; you can take them to your cycling adventures next time.

ExploreWhy not try being spontaneous during your alone time? Think of somewhere you’ve always wanted to go whether a museum or park and plan your day out. It’s a chance to rediscover your interests and touch base with yourself. If you aren’t the one-man band type, invite a friend out with you so that you’ve got someone to socialize with.

Go to a Wedding
If you get any invites to a wedding this summer, don’t hesitate to go. Weddings can be a beautiful celebration of love, and they can also be a lot of fun. Sometimes, people get put off of attending weddings because they have nothing to wear or can’t seem to find anything they like in shops. You can find items including plus size wedding clothes online if you check the right websites.

Do a Brunch With the Girls
When you’re a mom, you can tend to fall asleep a lot earlier than you did pre-motherhood. For this reason, you may find that brunches are more convenient than late night dinners or club nights. If you can relate with this, try calling up a few friends and seeing if they’d be happy to meet up for brunch.

To take it a step further, one of you could decide to host the brunch at your home instead of going out to eat. All you’d need to do is plan your menu, which could include pancakes, waffles, crepes, and the likes. Don’t forget that you’re going to need to include some delicious daytime cocktails on your menu as well.