Wedding Planner for Moms
How to Help Your Daughter or Son Prepare for the Big Day
Countless mothers of brides and grooms have asked Peggy Post for a wedding planner just for them. Here it is! Whether you're helping a little or a lot, or—like most moms—are serving as combination coach, diplomat, and troubleshooter, this planner is packed with useful ideas, including:
Planning lists especially for moms
Questions to ask before hiring wedding professionals
Times when a mother's tactful advice is most helpful
A Resources section with worksheets for keeping track of guests, gifts, budget, and more
An Address Book you'll refer to again and again
Peggy Post will help you navigate finances, guest list, ceremony, and reception details; interact with your daughter's or son's future in-laws; and plan your role (including your outfit!) while making memories to last a lifetime.
Find our book on Amazon.com: Emily Post's Wedding Planner for Moms
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About the Author
Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen etiquette books. Peggy is co-author of the 18th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette. Her other books include the 16th and 17th editions of Emily Post’s Etiquette; Emily Post’s Wedding Planner; Emily’s Everyday Manners; and Emily Post's The Gift of Good Manners.
Since 1995, Peggy has written a popular monthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine. She also wrote a biweekly online column in The New York Times called “The Well-Mannered Wedding.” Additionally, Peggy conducts lectures and seminars for businesses, trade associations, and community organizations throughout the U.S.
Peggy Post’s media appearances include Oprah, Dr. Phil, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Good Morning America, Dateline, VH1, and CNN. Peggy has been interviewed by myriad media outlets including: NPR; USA Weekend; The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; The Washington Post; Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle; The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Baltimore Sun. She has conducted spokesperson campaigns for several businesses, including Master Card; Bed Bath & Beyond; SBC; Merci Chocolate; Yahoo; KFC; Vistaprint; and Florida Department of Citrus.
Peggy began her career as an international flight attendant for Pan American World Airways. She then taught seventh grade English and history in New York City before entering the business world, developing a 30-year career of management and consulting positions in the financial sector. Born in Washington, DC, she was raised in Maryland and New Orleans and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Louisiana State University. Peggy and her husband, Allen, live in southwest Florida, and she has two stepsons, Casey and Jeep, and a grandson Carter.