Further Reading for Parents of the Bride

 

Your daughter is engaged—congratulations!! She is on the verge of beginning a new chapter in her life, and you as her parent are on the verge of a whirlwind of planning and wedding details. You are also about to experience some powerful emotions as you watch the girl you raised not only walk down the aisle, but walk into the arms of another who vows to cherish and love her as you have always done.

 
 a parent will have lots of mixed emotions in addition to happiness when their daughter gets engaged to be married
 

“The beauty and challenge of motherhood is that as tightly as you would like to hold on to your precious one, you continually need to let go,” counselor Sheryl Paul has said.

We’ve gathered resources for you to help you focus on what matters during this special time in your family’s life, and to hopefully help keep the meaning in the wedding planning process.

 

For the Parents of the Bride-to-Be

10 Questions to Ask a Bride Besides “So What Does Your Dress Look Like?”
Happiness Turns to Nervousness for One Mother of the Bride
For the Mother-of-the-Bride: Letting Go Gracefully
Recent Mother-of-the-Bride Reveals Important Lessons She Learned Through the Journey
 

For the Bride

When Being a Bride Gets Lonely
Turn Wedding Planning into Relationship Building
What to Do if Wedding Planning Is Sucking the Joy Out of Your Life

 


Dear Daughter, on Your Wedding Day

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