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Melania Trump shares candid rare photo of son Barron as she celebrates Mother's Day

Husband Donald Trump also sent a message to the First Lady on Twitter

by Gemma Strong

Melania Trump has celebrated her first Mother's Day as First Lady, and to mark the occasion, the 47-year-old shared a candid rare photo showing her with her son Barron Trump. The sweet image shows Melania and Barron sitting together on the sofa in their opulent sitting room, Melania smiling as her 11-year-old son takes a close-up photo of her on his camera. "Happy Mother's Day!" she simply captioned the snapshot. Husband Donald Trump, meanwhile, shared a message for Melania on his Twitter account, writing: "Wishing @FLOTUS Melania and all of the great mothers out there a wonderful day ahead with family and friends! Happy #MothersDay."

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First Lady Melania Trump shared a candid photo of son Barron in celebration of Mother's Day

They weren't the only members of the Trump family celebrating on Sunday. Ivanka Trump paid tribute to her mum, Ivana Trump, sharing a throwback photo and a sweet message. "Happy Mother's Day to my incredible mum Ivana," the mum-of-three wrote. "And to my children, thank you for giving me the gift of motherhood. You are my inspiration!" Ivanka's brother, Donald Trump Jr, also honoured Ivana, writing: "Happy Mother's Day mum. We love you. #mothersday."

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Ivanka Trump posted a touching tribute to her mother, Ivana Trump

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Barron is set to attend the prestigious St Andrew's Episcopal School this autumn, when he and his mother relocate to Washington to join the president in the White House. Mother and son currently reside in New York, while Barron completes his fifth grade at Columbia Grammar in Manhattan. And according to a new report by The Daily Caller, the couple have chosen to send their son to St Andrew's in Potomac, Maryland, where tuition costs over $38,000 a year.

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