The mother of the bride is expected to give a wedding toast since this is the most important event in her daughter’s life. So, if you find yourself in this situation too, then maybe we will be able to assist you through this article. We believe you already have an idea about what should this toast include, but you cannot let it all to the wedding day and then come up with a few random nice words to say while holding the champagne glass. No. You will have to be organized, write your short speech on a piece of paper and try your best to memorize it.
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Your words ought to be sincere and they have to express your feelings precisely. A toast given from the bottom of your heart will undoubtedly be appreciated by the bride and everyone present.
You could begin your wording with childhood stories and your daughter’s vision upon men and marriage at the time. Making a joke or two will set the mood for the rest of the evening, so do not hesitate to do so especially if you have always been a funny mother. However, you will have to find some nice words to say about the groom too. He will now be your son-in-law and your daughter’s love for him is important for you. You could say that you are very proud of him and that you are happy that your daughter met him.
Saying how happy you are to see that they finally made this big step and expressing joy that you have accomplished your mother duties successfully will not be inappropriate. On the contrary, you could also add that you are proud to see the outcome of your raising and that your mission can now be considered complete while your daughter’s has just begun.
Remember that this moment has to be a relatively short one; it cannot last more than 5 minutes, otherwise you risk boring the guests and this will not do the couple any favor. Try to keep a balance between the jokes and the emotional words. It is not appropriate to have either too much laughter or too many tears during a wedding toast.
You could end with a short advice on marriage and a whole heartily welcome to your son-in-law in the family. Raise your glass and cheer for the newlyweds along with the rest of the attendees.