Advice for the Mother-of-the-Bride
Via Facebook and Twitter

Budget, Moms

Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Berry Photography

Throughout the wedding-planning process, your mom can be your biggest ally and, let's be honest, slightly difficult. We thought we would turn the question to our biggest fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter to give us the best advice for all you 'MOB's out there (yes, that's short for Mother-of-the-Bride). Let's face it, you guys know best!


Allison Giddens: "Get a wedding planner! They can help mediate touchy subjects so you, as the bride, aren't 'the bad guy!'"

@mariamacd: "@brides I just hope my mom doesn't drink too much and she makes a speech at my wedding.. It's not just for dads! #motherofthebride"


Bloomed to Last, Inc: "I always suggest to my clients that their Mothers dress in a color consistent with the wedding color palette, only to ensure they are unique choosing a slightly different hue or shade. I unflattering are the wedding photos if Mom's dress sticks out like a sour thumb?!"

@perfect_bound: "@brides just make sure you feed them enough! #motherofthebride"


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—Gray MacDonald

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