These eleven tunes may help keep everyone from crying.
The father-daughter dance may be considered the more classic custom for including parents in the reception; however, the mother-son dance is a lovely tradition as well. Plus, there are plenty of brides who choose to share a turn on the dance floor with their mom, for a variety of reasons. The mother-son (or mother-daughter) dance is not only a touching moment, but it is also a great way to honor your mom for how she raised you.
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Choosing the right song for this dance can be tough. You want something that’s meaningful, but you also don’t want it to make you or your mom so emotional that you’re sobbing on the dance floor. Instead, an upbeat number will keep the vibe light and positive. You may even choose to choreograph a routine together, which will also create more bonding moments leading up to the wedding. Here are our suggested songs to help make that moment extra special: