A book to help Mum make her daughter's wedding day dreams come true. The Knot Guide for the Mother of the Bride explains the bridal planning process from start to finish, with special attention to the responsibilities of the mother of the bride, such as engagement announcements and parties, interacting with the groom's family and managing finances. Every aspect of the wedding tradition is covered from Mum's point of view, whether the etiquette of gift registries or how to organize a receiving line. Chapters on creating a wedding look and managing all the parties associated with the nuptials will make sure the mother of the bride has as much fun as her guests. Throughout, The Knot Guide for the Mother of the Bride gives tried-and-true advice for working in harmony with the bride, creating good relationships with the new son-in-law and his parents and keeping the rest of the family happy along the way. Written with warmth by wedding expert Carley Roney, this sweetly-illustrated hardcover gift book is a great self-purchase for Mums or a cherished gift from the bride to her mother.