If there is one individual that is always underrated during the wedding planning process, it is the father of the bride. We always assume that he might not be interested in the whole process. However, fathers naturally love to see their daughters’ big day run successfully and would therefore offer any kind of support needed. If you are a bride to be here are some areas where your dad’s input could be instrumental.
Checking Things off Your To-Do List
You want someone to search for your preferred bridal vehicle or suitable grounds to host your wedding? You dad can surprise you on how he can pull everything together. He probably has more connections to hook you up with the best discounts from his old friends. If your dad has managed to spearhead family affairs, he will definitely keep up with the wedding planning process.
Helping around the House
Roles such as folding programs, organizing a spread sheet and double checking invitations can be overwhelming especially if you still have a lot to do pertaining to your wedding. This is where dad comes in handy to help you cover some vital tasks that you would have otherwise forgotten.
When it comes to selecting the best groomsmen gifts and other decisions, dads can really help with that. He can give his opinion based on something to help you in the final decision process.
Curbing Cold feet
Pre-marital jitters are a common phenomenon but your dad could be an awesome confidant. Instead of stressing out on how your upcoming marriage is going to be, take daddy out for coffee and chat to air out any concerns. Remember he has been in marriage and knows just about anything that pertains to it and will have something valuable to say.
Tying Loose Ends
No matter the kind of preparation you have going on, there are always the last minute activities such as confirming the number of guests with the caterer or calling your vendors to confirm the time and place. This where you enlist the services of daddy; rest assured that he will not disappoint.
In case you couldn’t hire a coordinator, dad could play one. Write up the event’s program before hand and trust him to run the show. You will amazed by how smoothly the reception speeches will flow especially if he is not a huge fan of small talk.