– Ask Cheryl – Should the Mother of the Bride Be Invited to the Bridal Shower?
July 28, 2020
As the Mother of the Bride, you should have a place of honor at most of the wedding and pre-wedding events, including the bridal shower. But what if you (the MOB) and your other daughters (the sisters of the bride) have not been invited to the bridal shower? Dear Cheryl, My daughter’s fiancé’s aunt is […]
Finding the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride (or Groom) Dress
April 26, 2018
Every mother dreams of the day her son or daughter will say, “I do.” We moms imagine every detail of our child’s wedding day, from the flowers to the wedding dress, but our imaginations don’t always include a vision of ourselves (moms are kind of used to putting ourselves last, aren’t we?) And while no […]
– AskCheryl – If Paying for the Wedding, Should Parents-of-the-Bride Have a Role in the Planning?
March 1, 2016
Dear Cheryl, My husband and I are paying for our daughter’s wedding. We are trying to help them find a venue, but they don’t want us to be involved. We want this to be a special day for her, but if we are paying for the wedding, we want to be involved and help pick […]