Wedding Size and Family
Disagreements over the size of the wedding? Ultimately, the choice lies with the bride and groom, within the constraints of the budget. Now, that isn’t to say that the couple... Read More
Ask the Editor: What If I Don’t Like My Son’s Fiancee?
My son is getting married to a young woman who is a nightmare! She is demanding, selfish, and superficial. We didn’t have a chance to meet her until they were... Read More
William Fogler Talks Seating Arrangements with Divorced Parents
How to handle seating arrangements at the reception and ceremony when your parents are divorced? Our expert wedding planner offers tips for keeping everyone... Read More
Ask the Editor: How do I tell my parents weâ€™re engaged?
I just got engaged to my fiancÃ©e and because of how far I live from my parents (across the country, actually), theyâ€™ve only met her a couple of times.Â How... Read More
Ask the Editor: What Should I Call My In-Laws?
My fiancÃ© and I dated for several years before getting engaged, and both know each otherâ€™s families well.Â I have always called his parents by their first name.Â When do... Read More
Ask the Editor: Help! My parents donâ€™t like her!
My parents donâ€™t like my fiancÃ©e.Â They donâ€™t really have a legitimate reason, other than that they just â€œpictured me with somebody different.â€Â My family is really casual and very... Read More
Ask the Editor: How to Mention Bride’s Deceased Mother
My mother passed away a couple of years ago and I want to mention her on the wedding invitation because so many of her friends and relatives are invited. How... Read More
Ask the Editor: How to Mention Brideâ€™s Deceased Mother
My mother passed away a couple of years ago and I want to mention her on the wedding invitation because so many of her friends and relatives are invited.Â How... Read More
Groom as Family Spokesperson
One of the main duties a groom must do is communicate well with his family.Â Direct communication between all parties is best, but sometimes there are misunderstanding or delicate issues,... Read More
How to Ask if Your Parents can Contribute to Your Wedding
First, how this conversation goes varies greatly on your relationship with your parents. If, for example, you have always been close with them, and everyone is honest and direct, you... Read More
No Mother of the Bride?
No Mom? Due to many reasons, some brides may find themselves navigating the engagement and wedding process without a mother. The role of mother-of-the-bride is often seen as a critical... Read More
No Father to Walk You Down the Aisle?
No father-figure to walk you down the aisle?Â Whether due to divorce, death, or you simply donâ€™t have a relationship with your father, there are plenty of other options available.... Read More
Ask the Editor: Bridesmaids and Family
My fiance and I both have two siblings. My two brothers will be groomsmen. One of his sisters will be a bridesmaid, and the other one I chose not to... Read More
The Man Registry with Newlyweds and Finance
Photography by Viera Photographics Many newlyweds have financial questions…the guys at TheManRegistry.com have answers. Statistics say that finances are the number one topic that married couples argue about (think about... Read More
With Us In Spirit
A wedding is a joyful event that celebrates the union of two people who have found in each other a lifelong love. The ceremony symbolically affirms, and also legalizes the... Read More
Bridal Fashion Expert and Mother of the Groom Attire
Photography by f8studio Question: I am the mother of the groom and I’m unsure of what color to wear. The bride’s mother is wearing black, so am I supposed to... Read More