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
"I don't know. I think he sold it to get something bigger. Those of us that moved out of our parents' house a decade or two ago and have several vehicles of our own don't always keep such good track of…"
"What happened to his Lexus then Jack? Couldn't he afford to pay it off so it had to get taken away? My father paid for his Lexus upfront, all 61k. You could learn something from that when you decide to buy a luxury car. "
"You are missing the 70s. As a kid I witnessed it; moms who returned to the work force because of the recession and increased energy prices.
It drove the ones who didn't particularly want to rejoin the workforce to do so.