How to Help Your Child Have the Best Wedding Possible
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- Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:59
- Last Updated on 19 September 2018
- Monica Costa
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As we grow older, our babies become adults and before we know they will get married and you will be involved in helping with their wedding. Weddings are the most significant days in most of our lives. It is where we go all out celebrating our love with our friends and family. Of course, expectations and outside influences often mar our expectations so that our weddings end up not being what we actually want, but what we have been trained to want. That is why when it comes to helping your child have the best wedding possible you need to focus on the touching, sentimental aspects over the materialistic ones. If you need help with inspiration, here are four great ways you can improve your child’s wedding experience for them.
Help Them Finance and Budget for Their Wedding
Parents are traditionally expected to pay for the wedding, but today that isn’t the case. More often than not it is the bride and groom who finance their wedding more than anyone else. If you have the funds to help your son or daughter out, go for it. If you don’t, help them instead by budgeting. The last thing you need is for them to go beyond their limit and end up in debt. By keeping them groundedyou can help them create the ultimate wedding without breaking the bank.
Surprise Them with a Live Band
A great wedding gift is an impressive live band. As most weddings involve either a playlist or DJ to minimize costs, looking for a great wedding band hire London can be the greatest gift you can give. Not only do they offer two 60 minute sessions, there is also the choice of how many members and singers you want, making it the perfect choice for small and large weddings alike. The better the entertainment, the better the wedding, and the better the wedding gift.
Create a Wedding Video for the Toast
Regarding what you can do that costs very little, try putting together a wedding video to be shown during the toasts. All you need to do is either ask the bride and groom’s closest friends to create a short clip congratulating them and then edit it all together. With the online tools you have at your disposal, you can create this video with little effort and in no time at all.
Put Together a Capsule for The Couple’s First Anniversary
A more old-school and traditional gift you can give is a wedding time capsule. Have everyone write a letter to the bride and groom and seal it away for an anniversary down the line. It’s a great sentimental gift that will allow your child and their spouse to relive their big day all over again. Add in some instant photos, some funny anecdotes, and a few small gifts to reallymake the capsule something special.
Your child’s wedding is a special one. It is emotional for them, and for you, and by helping them plan and throw the wedding of their dreams you can give them memories they will treasure for a lifetime.
Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums