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Escorts for Moms in Ceremony

We have three Moms to seat before the ceremony, all are married. The order will be my step-mom, my fiance's mom, and then my mom. I figure my fiances mom can be escorted by his dad, and my mom can be escorted by her husband. Who would escort my step-mom since my dad will be walking me down the aisle? Could he do it and then not take his seat and circle back to escort me? I thought maybe my brother, who is a groomsmen, but that may upset my mom. Maybe the groom's brother, who is best man?

Maybe I should just ask my family, haha. Any input would be great!

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    Do you have an uncle or male family member from your Dad's side who could walk your step-mom?  My parents are divorced, Mom is not re-married.  She will be escorted by my uncle, her brother-in-law.  FI's Mom will be escorted by her husband.
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    It can really be anyone.  At my nephew's wedding, he (the groom) escorted in his step-mom first, then his own mom, and then the MOB.  It was really very sweet.  At the end of the aisle, he gave each mom a kiss and then walked back up the aisle for the next mom.

    I think that your step-mom would go first.  She could be escorted by your dad who would then return to the back of the church.  Then MOG escorted by FFIL.  Then your mom, either escorted by your dad (again), by someone else.

    In DD's wedding, my son who was also a GM escorted me and then went to back for his next entrance.  If you have someone else to escort your mom, that's fine.  Or, your mom can walk by herself.

    Have you asked your mom (and FMIL and step-mom) what they'd like?
    "Trix, it's what they/our parents wanted. Why so judgemental? And why is your wedding date over a year and a half ago? And why do you not have a groom's name? And why have you posted over 12,000 posts? And why do you always say mean things to brides?" palegirl146
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    Unfortunately (more like fortunately Wink ) my family is super small, and the only ones coming from my dad's side are him, my step mom and my grandma. That's a great suggestion though if it were available!
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    I would go with one of the GM.  We had the BM up at the front with DH, and the two GM (my BILs) escorted the mothers.  If you're having the grandparents seated for the ceremony, your brother could escort your grandma and your BIL could escort your step-mom.
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    I have found that when officiating a wedding ceremony, one man can escort more than one woman down the aisle if there is a side aisle he can come back up after escorting the first woman.  You do not want him to return back up the bridal aisle.

    Rev. Sherry
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    Typically an usher, a groomsman that doubles as an usher, a male family member, such as the bride's grandfather, uncle, brother, cousin, or friend of the family would do the honors of escorting the mom(s).
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_ceremony-ideas_escorts-moms-ceremony?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:10Discussion:9294ed4c-5c6f-46f4-9155-61f7b38c9889Post:dfe8c6e3-5965-4c83-a794-e26ac683ba3d">Re: Escorts for Moms in Ceremony</a>:
    [QUOTE]I have found that when officiating a wedding ceremony, one man can escort more than one woman down the aisle if there is a side aisle he can come back up after escorting the first woman.  <em><strong>You do not want him to return back up the bridal aisle</strong></em>. Rev. Sherry
    Posted by RevSherry 2009[/QUOTE]

    Sorry, but I feel that you're overthinking this.  My nephew brought each of the moms down the "bridal" aisle, and then walked back up that self-same aisle to bring the next mom down.  When all moms were seated, the WP came in, and then the beautiful bride.

    And the wedding police did not come and invalidate his marriage.
    "Trix, it's what they/our parents wanted. Why so judgemental? And why is your wedding date over a year and a half ago? And why do you not have a groom's name? And why have you posted over 12,000 posts? And why do you always say mean things to brides?" palegirl146
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    At our wedding, we have my mom, my fiance's mom, and his stepmom. My uncle (mom's brother) is going to be walking her down the aisle, my fiance is going to be walking his mom down the aisle, and I think that my fiance's dad is going to walk his stepmom down the aisle.
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    My 10 year old nephew is escorting my mom and my stepdad is following behind.

    My Future MIL will be escorted by her son, my fiance's brother

    And my future step-mom will probably also be escorted by my nephew.  He'll escort my step mom, swing back around while my fiance's mom is being seated and escort my mom.

    Anyone can escort anyone.  I don't understand though why your mom would be upset by her son escorting her. I think that is a very special escort to have.

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