Mother of the Bride

Tips for Getting Along With Your MIL (Mother-In-Law)

Start early to develop a relationship with your MIL.  Invite her to join you for lunch just to get acquainted and talk.   Meet at a comfortable restaurant and keep the conversation upbeat and explore neutral, non-controversial topics.  Start to be involved in family events and celebrations and make a point of offering to help and…

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Caution Ahead – Your New Mother-in-Law may be one these Four Types of MILs (Mother In Laws)

You have found love and are so excited to start planning your wedding.  This is the man you love and you would do anything for him – but this is also the beginning of a relationship with his mother!   In law problems are the basis for many, many movies and in the movies it can…

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Mother of the Bride – Survival Tips

Many of today’s mothers have daughters who are rapidly making their way up the corporate ladder.   But many of these brides-to-be still depend on the balanced advice from their mom’s when it comes time to picking a venue, finding a gown, or tasting the cake.  Today’s moms need to help provide the proper balance in…

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Mums the Word

Weddings are one of the most special occasions of a lifetime and when it comes time to share the excitement of the day, your mother will be right there.    Mothers many times play a big role in helping you plan your day, they are cheering you on and footing the bill, and many times just…

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Keeping harmony – your relationship with your Mother as you plan your wedding.

Now that you have announced your coming nuptials, one of the things you should decide is what role or part will your Mother play in planning this wedding.   Some Mothers are “the” wedding planner, others are simply a participant, and then there is that role somewhere between the two opposites.    This discussion with your Mother…

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