A Guide to Mother-of-the-Bride Duties

Support the Shopping

Traditionally, mothers accompany their daughters in their search for a wedding dress, and they're there to share in the joy of finding the right fit.

Wrangle Bridesmaids

Your mother can be the one to suggest your guest refill their glass with some lovely non-alcoholic punch the next go-around. 
 

Research Traditions and Find Family Heirlooms

It typically falls on your mom to uncover religious or cultural traditions you—or your partner's family—might want to incorporate into the ceremony 

Perfect the Invitation Wording

If you're opting for a traditional wedding invitation, those technically come addressed from your parents. 

Help with the Guest List

If your budget or venue simply doesn't have the room, your mom is a great resource to help you trim down your list. 

Accept Designation as the Go-To Contact

Mom has been around the home goods sections of department stores, for just a little longer than you.

Tag Important Items for the Registry

Mom has been around the home goods sections of department stores, for just a little longer than you.

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