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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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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's Day Gift Ideas 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's Day gift ideas, perfect to give during your wedding planning season.

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7 Easy Ways to Let Your Mother-in-Law Help with Wedding Planning

If your mother-in-law wants to help out with wedding planning, there are lots of great ways she can pitch in!

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6 Wedding-Planning Activities You Can Do With Your Mom

If you're able to have Mom close by, there are lots of ways to incorporate her in your wedding planning experience. Here are a few.

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How to Negotiate with Your Parents & In-Laws on the Guest List

Struggling to manage wedding guest list etiquette and pushy parents or in-laws? We’re here to help.

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These Are the 6 Things Your Parents Will Not Understand About Your Wedding

Times have certainly changed since our parents' and grandparents' nuptials. Here are some of the modern-day elements that you might need to explain to your elders.

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Father & Mother of the Groom Duties Every Parent Must Know

The father and mother of the groom have lots of duties they'll need to be ready to tackle. Here's a parent of the bride checklist to help 'em out!

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Father & Mother of the Bride Duties Every Parent Must Know

Here is an extensive list of father of the bride and mother of the bride duties to help the couple plan and enjoy the big day:

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6 Things NOT to Say to Your Mother-In-Law

To keep the peace between you and your soon-to-be mother-in-law, make sure you keep these specific comments to yourself.