(Closed) What wedding plans to include in-laws on?

posted 7 years ago in Family
Post # 3
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I might ask her in input on decisions that are not terribly close to your heart, so if his mom has a distinct reaction/opinion that is different than yours, you don’t have to explain why you hurt her feelings and didnt ask her advice. if your Future Mother-In-Law lives 2+ hours away, perhaps you can email her and ask for inout, things like cake flavors, shoes, bridesmaid gifts, etc.

Post # 4
313 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I would go with how you feel. If you think/know you are going to feel awkward with her there for something so special as dress shopping then don’t invite her. Even though this is her last “baby” getting married, you are the bride and that is usually something that traditionally is a mother/daughter event. What about bringing her along for the cake or floral appointments or even picking out suits/tux for the men?

Post # 5
1252 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I don’t think you need to include them in anything other than the shower, possibly the bachelorette party since his sisters are your BMs, and the rehearsal dinner.  I would never have considered including his mom dress shopping or anything else really.  Honestly unless she was paying for something specifically I wouldn’t think twice about it.

Post # 6
30 posts
  • Wedding: July 2012

I think you are doing a great job of including his family. You could always invite her to one of your fittings.

Post # 7
3175 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Maybe invite her on a ‘date’ to pick out her dress? That’s what I’m doing.

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