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It’s Funny Because It’s True: The Evolution of Mom Dance With Obama and Fallon


Michelle Obama proves there are cool moms out there. Me? Not so much.

My lack of dance finesse has been noted multiple times over the years (mostly by myself, although I’m sure innocent bystanders have noticed too), so it’s not like when I became a mom I suddenly lost my dancing mojo. But as a mom, I know I am infinitely dorkier than I once was. Mostly it’s because I have no shame in what I do to get my kids and their friends to laugh. Some of it is simply that my daughter already thinks I’m a dork. It’s like a self-fulfilling prophecy. She’s two-and-a-half and already is like, “Mommy, NO DANCING.”

However, not every mom is a dancing dork. In doing all of the stereotypical mom moves with Jimmy Fallon, Michelle Obama proves that some moms can groove. I’ll never be one of them; I’ll always be more like Jimmy, I’m afraid.

Can’t see the video? Check out Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama’s Evolution of Mom Dance here.

Do your mom moves and grooves embarrass your kids? —Erin

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