5 Ways to Keep Mom from Wedding Meddling


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Tell Her What She Can Do
Reception seating chart not a big deal to you? Delegate your mother (or stepmother or future mother-in-law) to working it out with the wedding planner.
Reception seating chart not a big deal to you? Delegate your mother (or stepmother or future mother-in-law) to working it out with the wedding planner.
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This might seem counterintuitive, but if you're worried that your mom will be a meddler, let her help. Ask her what parts of the wedding are really important to her, then hand her a list of tasks with very specific instructions and expectations. You'll give her a purpose, and maybe she won't have time to be a Nosy Nellie if she's knee-deep in flower arrangements and seating charts.