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A wedding brings families together, which is both wonderful and a little stressful. From Momzilla to an opinionated aunt, there are so many personalities to manage. Don’t let family dynamics get the best of you! Use these tips to smooth ruffled feathers and ensure everyone has a really great time.

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How to Tell Your Parents You're Eloping

If you're planning to run away and get married, it's important to figure out how to tell your parents you're eloping to keep your family relationship strong.

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17 Cool Gift Ideas for Your Father-in-Law

Now that you're engaged, you've gained a whole new family. Looking for gift ideas for your father-in-law? Here are some of our favorite ideas.

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What Does the Father of the Bride Wear? The 8 Rules All Dads Should Follow

Whether you’re a bride helping her dad or gearing up to walk your daughter down the aisle, it time to answer that time-honored question: What does the father of the bride wear to the wedding?

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21 Truly Sweet Wedding Gift Ideas for Your Parents or Parents-in-Law

Giving a gift to your parents and in-laws on your wedding day is a lovely and thoughtful gesture. Here are a few of our favorite wedding gift ideas for your parents and parents-in-law.

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The 13 Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Your Mother-In-Law

Here are some Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mother-in-law that are sure to get you in the running for son- or daughter-in-law of the year.

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How to Make Amends With an In-Law Before the Wedding

If you're on the outs with an in-law, here's how to patch things up well in advance of your special day.

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Does My Brother Have to be My Best Man?

Yes, he’s your brother - but does he have to be your best man, too? Not necessarily. Here are some other ways to include him in your big day.

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5 Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer When Meeting Your Partner’s Family for the First Time

Meeting your partner's family for the first time is a big deal. Here are the questions you should be ready to answer to start things off on the right foot.

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How to Handle Going on Vacation with Your Future In-Laws Without Losing Your Mind

Taking a vacation with your in-laws can sound like a dream—or a nightmare, depending on your relationship. Here, experts share how to enjoy the trip.

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2019 Mother-of-the-Bride Trends for Cool Moms

Trying to figure out what to wear as a mother of the bride or groom? Check out these 2019 mother-of-the-bride trends so you can look beautiful on your kid's big day.

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The Sibling-In-Law Etiquette Guide

If your future spouse has brothers and/or sisters, you may find yourself facing a few etiquette dilemmas. Check out these scenarios and how you should handle.

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How to Honor Your Grandparents at Your Wedding

This groom found unique ways to honor his beloved late grandparents at his wedding and even afterwards.

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How to Help Mom Find the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride Dress

You want your mom or future mother-in-law to look and feel her best on your big day. Help her find the perfect dress with these shopping tips.

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9 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Future In-Laws

You're not just marrying the love of your life—you're joining his or her family as well! Here are some ways to bond with your future in-laws.

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The 6 Things a Mother of the Bride Should NEVER Do

The MOB plays an important role in a couple's wedding. Be sure to follow good mother of the bride etiquette with this helpful list of wedding don'ts.

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5 Sweet Mother-of-the-Bride Gifts for Mom During Wedding Planning

Your mom has supported you every step of the way—now it's time to celebrate her. Check out these mother-of-the-bride gift ideas, perfect to give during your wedding planning season.