ROAR! Music Video for Mother’s Day

Remember that time I was in an Alex Boye music video?

This might sound incredibly cliche, but this was one of the most fun days of my life.

Alex is amazing.  When we first got to the studio, he told us why he wanted to do this video for us.

Alex Boye Katy Perry ROAR video

He told us about how he sees womanhood.  He compared women and mothers to the most graceful and beautiful swan gliding across a smooth placid lake.  Graceful and “calm” looking.

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But under the surface, those feet are a machine!  And most of the time, people don’t see it.  But women work so hard to keep their families moving forward, take care of their neighbors, be a strong member of their communities, all while looking so graceful on the surface.

swan feet underwater

Alex said that this song, Roar, is all about the ‘under the surface’ side of womanhood.  He wanted us mommy bloggers to let loose and draw on our own experiences of being knocked down but getting up and showing the world our roar.

This might sound dumb, but it was a very therapeutic day for me!

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

 

How many creative bloggers can you fit in a bathroom for a mirror groupie?

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

 

The filming took place at Thanksgiving Point’s tulip festival.  It was heavenly!

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

Our leggings were supplied by Agnes & Dora.  Okay, get this.  They are one size fit all.  I had a really hard time wrapping my head around this.  Because, they weren’t baggy on the little ladies, and they weren’t tight on my thunder thighs.  Basically, they are magic pants.  SO comfortable and soft.  I would highly recommend them!

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

 

I’m obviously a new mom, and so I’m still learning and figuring things out.  I don’t think that ever stops.  It was so inspiring to be around other moms, and really soak in the message of the song.  YOU’RE GONNA HEAR ME ROAR!

Alex Boye ROAR Music Video with mom bloggers

 

 

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  • http://relativelyrealistic.blogspot.com/ Bethany Kline

    So cute! That looks like it was so much fun! <3 Grace loves that song, she was singing along with the video, lol!

    • Kenz

      How cute! You and grace are the sweetest!

  • http://www.decorandthedog.net/ Michelle {decorandthedog}

    How fun is that? And those leggings. Roar! Sounds like a fabulous day!!!

    • Kenz

      If I didn’t feel like roaring before, I do now after wearing the legs of a real life leopard.

  • http://www.sentimentaljourneyz.com/ Vickie Medley

    That looks like one cathartic gathering. I can hardly wait to hear the recording.

    • Kenz

      It really was quite cathartic! Have you watched the video yet? Alex did a really great job on the cover of the song.

  • http://www.nalleshouse.com/ Anu

    So exciting! It looks like it was so much fun.

  • http://www.nalleshouse.com/ Anu

    Happy Mother’s Day! :)

    • Kenz

      Thanks Anu!

  • http://newlywoodwards.com/ Kim@NewlyWoodwards

    This is seriously so rad. I love that you did this and it looks like a blast.

    Also, I need those leggings in my life.

    • Kenz

      You seriously do need these leggings. You should get some. They have really cute prints. And they are SOOO comfy. I have my eye on a cute floral pair. You won’t regret it ;)

  • kelly @ view along the way

    Whoa! How do you keep being the coolest person I know, and then topping your own self?! That looks SO FUN. Happy mothers day!

    • Kenz

      Oh please. I’m really boring. I swear. In real life I just hide from people.

  • Julia @cuckoo4design

    How fun is that!!! Seriously.

    I’m not allowed to listen to the Roar song LOL, I don’t know what it is but my seven year old daughter hates it and screams every time to turn the song off. Cracks me up!

    • Kenz

      Really???? I wonder why she hates it so much. Every 7 year old girl I know is obsessed with Katy Perry.

  • Katja @ Shift Ctrl ART

    That looks like SO much fun. You are so rockstar now :) Thanks for continuing to give us a glimpse into your glamorous life :) :) :)

    What a fun keepsake to have and show E when she is older :)

    • Kenz

      Oh it’s SO glamorous! haha, a bunch of moms dancing around in animal leggings. She will be so embarrassed when she realizes what is going on.

  • Stephanie, Sandpaper and Glue

    so fun! what an awesome experience… I watched the video like 3 times to scope out your cameos :)

    • Kenz

      haha, thanks for the support :) Did you see me?? I’m behind Alex’s feather for a lot of it. In the recording studio part I’m all the way to the right, in a bright pink shirt.

  • Amber @ Wills Casa

    You’re adorable and don’t forget the little guys when you hit it big! :)

    • Kenz

      You guessed it. I’m about to quit blogging and start a career in the back up dancing department.