Bernadette Coveney Smith, gay wedding expert, is the visionary owner of 14 Stories, the nation’s first firm specializing in creating legal gay and lesbian weddings. Bernadette recently celebrated her own gay wedding. Katie Martin has owned and operated Elegance & Simplicity, Inc, a wedding consulting and floral design firm since 1998. Her book The Everything Mother of the Bride Book is an insightful and practical guide that will help you help your daughter have the wedding of her dreams.
What makes gay and lesbian weddings different from straight weddings? What are the the roles of the parents and the extended family? What are some ways to involve parents and get them more excited? Should you invite non-approving guests? What financial support should a gay couple expect? Once married what are some good tips to maintain family closeness?
Bernadette and Katie offer valuable planning support and strategies to help you overcome challenges related to same sex wedding planning to have a loving, triumphant experience.
Bernadette’s Book Gay Wedding Confidential