Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as…Continue
"P.S. Road blocks are usually well-intentioned. "Read this; I heard it's helpful." "Buy this; your guests might like it." Very few people getting married need more stuff to do. That was the point of my parade of horribles…"
"You don't need to assume, and you don't need to ask strangers these questions. Whoever's in charge of organizing the wedding (your mom, your future step-father, a professional planner) can give you instructions. Just ask. These…"
Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as an equivalent to the father of the bride speech and have been struggling with deciding what type of speech it should be and what to say. Should the speech be long with anecdotes, jokes and tear-jerking moments or more just a short few words thanking guests for attending etc.? Also, are there any…See More
Hello All!I am writing to ask for advice. I recently submitted a manuscript for a childrens book to Tate Publishing. They accepted and offered a contract. I was very excited to say the least; then they started asking for money. It felt very fishy from that point forward. They look like a real publisher on their website, but everything over the phone just screamed "run!". I decided not to go with them after doing a bit of research and seeing that they had horrible reviews.Now, I'm left…See More
"This is a great list. I just wanted to second the exercise part. I'd shoot for whatever amount you can sustainably do each day. I don't think 10 minutes is enough but could be a good start. If you can have a daily routine that includes 30…"
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