(Closed) father-daughter dance

posted 9 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I like I hope you dance, that’s a good song.  Another that’s totally not close but a good father daughter song is the way you look tonight.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee

I think "I hope you dance" would be great too, it’s not too sappy but still really sweet.  Another suggestion also would be maybe to start the dance out with your father (keeping with tradition), and then half-way through have your mom cut in so you can finish the dance with her since she’s the parent that’s always been there for you.

Post # 5
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: August 2009

The Rascall Flatts song "My Wish" is a really good one. My FH and his mother aren’t particularly close or "lovey dovey" I should say, and this is the song we chose for them to dance to.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

One Wish! Yes! That is what that song was.

Thanks ladies – I’ve been trying to figure out what song that was!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

My dad likes "I Hope You Dance" but I’m not so crazy about it. So far our front runner is "What A Wonderful World."

I think either song would work in your situation. Good luck!

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I’m in the exact same situation, and I’m seriously thinkging about just dancing with my mom. We’ll just call it the mother’s dance and both dance with our mothers. Anyone think that would be jst TOO weird? I mean it’s mostly just family there anyway and everyone knows the situation. (sorry for posting a question to your question! lol)

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2007

What a Wonderful World is what my husband and his mom danced to. He didn’t want anything that would make her overly emotional, nor did we want our guests to have to watch us each dance for over 5 minutes with our parents either! It was perfect!

I danced to Lullaby (Goodnight my Angel) by Billy Joel with my dad. Billy Joel wrote it for his daughter…not sure if that’s too personal for you, but a sweet song!

@becca: I think that would be fine as long as you won’t offend your dad or embarrass him. If he’s indifferent as well, then that would be cute for you to dance with your mom!

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