What do I say to my son on his wedding day?
I am blessed to have a loving husband and a wonderful family. My son [groom] has blessed our family with so many happy memories and we are eternally proud of him. And now, [groom] is blessed to have [bride] as his wife. I have to say that our family is also just as blessed to be able to welcome [bride] into our family.
What do you write to your son and daughter in law on your wedding day?
“Best wishes to my son/daughter and son-in-law/daughter-in-law as you start your life together.” “We/I love you both. We/I couldn’t be happier!” “Lots of love and happiness to you both on this exciting and joyful day for our family.”
What can I write in my sons wedding card?
Wedding Card Messages from Parents
- “Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.”
- “Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow.”
- May your life together be as sweet as your love.
- I’m so happy to be a witness to your wedding.
- I wish for you great happiness together!
What does a mom give her son on his wedding day?
Depending on your relationship with your son, you could go for a fun present that he will really appreciate at a party, like our engraved hip flask, or you could go for something a little more poignant like our wedding day glass keepsake.
How much money do you give your son for his wedding?
Avoid giving less than $150 because that is the average amount spent on gifts by the “regular” guests. Close family, of course, should spend more than friends and distant relatives. There is no maximum amount but try not to be too generous if your son doesn’t feel comfortable with that.
Does the mother of the groom give a speech?
The groom’s parents (most often the father) should give a short speech after the guests are seated, but before dinner. The mother of the groom should inform her son of the need to get all the unsavory toasts out of the way during the rehearsal dinner.
How much money should the groom’s parents give as a wedding gift?
The bride’s parents give an average $12,000, and the groom’s, $7,000.
How do you congratulate your son on his engagement?
What to Write in an Engagement Card to a Son or Daughter
- We/I are so happy to welcome a new son/daughter into our family.
- Love and happiness to you two on this special day.
- Best wishes to my/our son/daughter and daughter-in-law/son-in-law on your engagement.
- Son/daughter, we/I feel many emotions on this occasion.
What does the mother of the groom give to the bride?
Heirloom. The mother of the groom’s gift to the bride could be a family possession such as your grandmother’s rosary or a handkerchief knitted by a great-aunt. This type of gift is a great way of showing her that you already consider her a part of the family.
What can I say instead of congratulations?
- felicitations. Congratulations! Well done! 116.
- kudos. Credit or praise for an achievement; glory; fame.
- congrats. (Informal) A short form of congratulations.
- good-for-you. An exclamation of encouragement.
- good work.
- way-to-go. (Idiomatic) an expression of congratulations approval. Advertisement.
- best wishes.
Who walks the groom’s mother down the aisle?
As the wedding begins, the groom’s mother will be escorted down the aisle, to the first pew, right-hand side, by the head usher or a groomsman who is a family member. A nice touch includes the groom escorting his mother down the aisle. As the groom’s mother is escorted to her seat, her husband will follow along behind.
What color should the mother of the groom dress be?
What Color Should the Mother of the Groom Wear? It’s encouraged to steer clear of wearing white, blush or neutral hues that can look white on camera unless specifically approved by the bride. These shades may look similar to the bride’s wedding dress, and it’s always best to avoid any color mishaps.
What does the mother son dance symbolize?
The mother–son dance is more than just a tradition. It’s a way for the groom to thank his mother—the first love of his life—for raising him.
Do parents of the groom give a wedding gift?
The parents of the groom have responsibilities of the wedding that include paying for the rehearsal dinner, boutonnieres, corsages and the groom’s cake. The groom’s parents may give a gift large or small, depending on their budget.
Does Mother of groom get ready with bride?
Traditionally, the groom’s mother stays with her son on the morning of the wedding, and there’s nothing wrong with maintaining the custom. That’s why you shouldn’t be offended if your future mother-in-law expresses interest in spending the day with her child rather than joining you in the bridal suite.