There may be many reasons why you might choose to do a dance with your mother at your wedding. Perhaps your Dad has passed or isn’t part of your life. Or perhaps you simply have a special relationship with your mom and would like to honor that. Whatever the reason, picking a song can be an emotional time for you, so be sure to grab some tissues for you and your mom before hitting the dance floor! Here are ten songs that you might consider when choosing a song to dance with your mom!
1.) Never Grow Up by Taylor Swift
2.) My Wish by Rascal Flats
3.) Momma’s Song by Carrie Underwood
4.) What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
5.) Mom by Meghan Trainor
6.) Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
7.) You’re My Best Friend by Queen
8.) Mama by the Spice Girls
9.) In my Daughter’s Eyes by Martina McBride
10.) Thank You, Mom by Good Charlotte
Songs For Your Mother/Daughter Dance
Now that you have the basic steps down, it’s time to put them to music. There are many great songs that you can do the Electric Slide to, but let me share some of our favorites with you.
Never Grow Up by Taylor Swift
Never Grow Up is such a beautiful song from a mother to her daughter. It’s a sweet song that you’ll be able to slow dance with your mom to. It speaks about the mother’s desire to have her daughter stay little forever. Especially if you or your mom is a fan of Taylor Swift, this song is bound to draw out emotions and be a special time to share with your mom.
My Wish by Rascal Flats
My Wish is a classic song choice for any parent dance at a wedding. It speaks of the parent’s wish for their child to live big, dream higher, and have a great life. It is sure to light up the dance floor with love and emotion while you share your special moment together with your mom.
Momma's Song by Carrie Underwoom
Momma’s Song is sung from the point of the daughter and is a beautiful way to express how much your mom means to you. It’s a touching song about how you have found the one that your mom has been praying for. It is the perfect song to help move both you and your mom into this new phase of life.
What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
What a Wonderful World is a classic song that speaks of how wonderful the world is. It’s a more generic song but still draws out emotion and can be a wonderful song to enjoy with your mother on the dance floor.
Mom by Megan Trainor
“Mom” is a more upbeat option for your Mother/Daughter dance. It’s song from the point of view of the daughter about how amazing her mother is. It is a good option if you want to have a more upbeat song as opposed to a slower dance.
Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
Because You Loved Me is a simple sweet song that may draw out a lot of emotions while you are dancing. It’s a sweet melody talking about what happened in your life because your mom loved you. It’s a sweet song to hold your mom close and enjoy a sweet dance together to celebrate all she’s done for you in your life.
You're My Best Friend by Queen
You’re My Best Friend is a more upbeat song that can highlight your relationship with your mom. If your mom and you share a close relationship, this song might be a great choice for you to celebrate the relationship that you have with each other.
Mama by the Spice Girls
Mama is a great tribute to your mother. It sings about how much you love your mom and can be a great way to express your feelings to your mom through a song while you are sharing your special dance together.
In My Daughter's Eyes by Martina McBride
In My Daughter’s Eyes is sung from the view point of the mother and is a touching song about the mother looking at life through her daughter’s eyes. It is a moving song that will make your dance truly special.
Thank You Mom by Good Charlotte
Thank You Mom is a tribute to your mom. It is a “Thank You” song to thank your mom for all that she’s done for you. It’s a great way to thank your mom as you enter into this new phase of your life as a bride. It’s sure to make your dance extra special.
Whatever song you pick, be sure to grab some tissues before heading out on the dance floor! This is an emotional and special time for both you and your mom to share together. The memories that you will make on the dance floor are sure to stick with you for the rest of your lives.