How to keep the parents happy during wedding planning

When you are so busy with all the wedding planning process, don't be surprised if you notice a sudden change of behaviour in your parents. Some will show a more overprotective and controlling side, while others might just stay away and let you do your own thing. 

How to keep the parents happy during wedding planning
How to keep the parents happy during wedding planning
13 Nov 2015

How to keep the parents happy during wedding planning

Though it can evoke a bittersweet feeling of being separated with their child as they embark on a new journey of their own, every parent will see their children’s wedding as a wonderful moment they’ve been waiting for.

Here are some simple ways you can help your parents cope with anticipating the changes and ensure their happiness during the planning process.

Spend quality time with them
Spend quality time with them
13 Nov 2015

Spend quality time with them

Keeping in constant touch is the easiest way to let them know that your marriage won’t affect your love for them. Take a break from the wedding planning and spend some quality time with them in the last few weeks before you become someone’s spouse, it will be a great way to prevent them from feeling forgotten.

Involve them
Involve them
13 Nov 2015

Involve them

Seek their opinion, keep your parents updated on the wedding planning and find ways they can contribute ─ not only financially ─ to your big day. They will feel appreciated and needed, even though you’re all grown up and about to have your own separate life. 

Give thank-you gifts
Give thank-you gifts
13 Nov 2015

Give thank-you gifts

It doesn’t have to be something fancy or expensive, a simple thank-you gift for your parents will warm their hearts and let them know that they will always play an important role in your life. 

Bring the spark back in their life
Bring the spark back in their life
13 Nov 2015

Bring the spark back in their life

Since the topic of love and romance will be in the air, try to encourage your parents to rekindle their own relationship by spending more time together. Their child is no longer their primary focus now that you're getting married, and they can improve the quality of their relationship by taking up new hobbies or going on a trip together.

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