Mother of the Groom

So your son is getting married. Now what? Find out everything a mother of the groom should know in these articles.


Are brides programmed to dislike the MOG? Sometimes it seems that way. You've been pitted against each other in movies, and you've had a real face-off in the bridal salon. But it's not over for the two of you -- you're in this for life!

It's awfully hard to be the mother of the groom, especially if you've been blessed with a bunch of boys and no girls of your own. How can you contribute meaningfully to your son's wedding without getting in the way?

According to wedding lore, the mother of the groom just has to show up, wear beige and be silent. You can build a better relationship with your future mother-in-law by getting her involved with the wedding -- here's how!