"And one day, when my daughter is assembling my high-tech-state-of-the-art-mobile-pimp-chair, as she adjusts my fashion-forward, wine-dispensing helmet ever so gently on my head, taking me with her on her daily excursions whether she has an errand to run or just so I can get out of the house, I want to remind her not of the vegetables she threw at the wall or how she broke her curfew, but of jelly shoes, and all those delicious little hugs she gave during the stages that passed too fast."
If you're planning a wedding you'll likely encounter some of the obstacles that are inevitable along the way. But at least now you can enter the race with some training under your belt. I'll be on the sidelines, cheering you on....
"There’s 'grammar police', and then there’s 'grammar police for immigrant parents'. While the former gets generic training, the latter is a rough-and-tumble street team where no rules apply. It’s like Ultimate Fighting for linguistics. They’ve SEEN things."
For some reason, weddings bring out the crazy in everyone. Here is a guide for today's bride on the top 11 crazy characters she may encounter while planning her big day - and how to deal with their antics.
Alessandra Macaluso is author of “The Real-Deal Bridal Bible”,
available on Amazon and Kindle. It's perfect for brides-to-be,
hilarious for brides-who-have-been, and ESSENTIAL for
brides-who-may-one-day-be. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Scary Mommy. A freelance writer and creator at heart,
Alessandra also writes screenplays, articles, and business/product
reviews. Her writing has appeared in Uptown Magazine, Charlotte Magazine, and many other media outlets, and was featured in the New York
Times “Life and Style” section. Her
original screenplay, “Polar Suburbia”, placed as a semi-finalist in the
2009 Moondance Film Festival.
Alessandra is currently working on two additional non-fiction books and is seeking agent representation. To learn more about Alessandra you can
visit her blog at punkwife.com or visit her Google Author Profile.