Without any doubts, your son’s wedding is one of the most important moments in his life and a very happy moment for you too. You remember how about 20 something years ago he was born and grabbed your finger with his tiny hands, and now he’s a grown man, starting his own family.
I remember clearly my older son’s wedding, that was 3 years ago, when he insisted that I gave the father of the groom speech, although I didn’t really want to. It wasn’t a very easy job. I initially thought it will be easy: you stand up in front of a bunch of people and say a few words about the newlyweds and that’s all. How hard can it be?
Well, it turned out it was way more difficult than I thought. Now, when sitting in bed or in front of a mirror and thinking about your speech, might seem simple, but when you have to give a speech in front of 100+ people, whom most of them you don’t know…that’s not the same thing anymore.
But that’s not the difficult part. The hardest thing is to prepare your wedding speech as the father of the groom, because, if it’s your first wedding toast, you’ll need to learn a few things about the structure of a wedding speech, what you should and what you shouldn’t talk about at the wedding and so on. Continue reading >>
Having a lot of kids is a blessing and although at first it’s quite overwhelming, there are some benefits over time. Well, having to give a speech at my daughter’s wedding, I also had to prepare my speech as the bride’s father also. It’s a little different than the speech gave as the groom’s father, but they have some things in common.
A lot of fathers of brides try to make their individual version of the father of the bride speech very fascinating and attractive. They try to express a very challenging speech on the event. Some claim that it is like a pressure of being the father of the most beautiful and special lady in the wedding hall. This is a fact but it does not explain all the feelings and emotions in one word. There are just a few things one can cover in a magnificent way to make the bride feel as she is the best daughter of her father.
A fantastic wedding speech of a bride’s father gives pleasure to hear from the guest when it comes in an organized and more appealing way. You can open your speech with a humorous ice breaker as it is a very conservative opinion. If you are nervous about going this situation then follow the given best tips in speech:
Comment on your role as a father.
It is understood that you go speechless when you stand in front of many people to express a few words of father of the bride speech. Start the speech by recognizing your wife and giving honor to her for giving life to your child. It is good to honor the most important woman in your life who is your better half. Appreciate her for such a lovely moment in life and move to the next lines. Continue reading >>
Have you ever gone to a wedding and were asked to give a wedding speech but then was lost for words? Well, lots of people have experienced this problem with giving a wedding speech. It is hard to get up at the last minute in front of a crowd of people, and give a mind boggling wedding speech. Everyone does not have the gift to gab. This is an acquired nature skill that many people are born with. Like some people are born to dance, well, so people are born to talk, it is just that simple. No one has a problem doing what they are good at.
Wedding are grand occasions that involves a lot of people. Not only do the parents have to give a speech and a toast, but everyone who is associated with the wedding party might have to. No one wants to give a redundant or unrehearsed speech. Instead a person wants the speech they give to be intelligent and profound. Of course, once again some people are better at writing than they are at talking. That still should not hinder anyone from learning how to give excellent wedding or all occasion speeches. After all, practice does make perfect in more ways than one.
The problem with a wedding speech is not many people know what to say. Especially the father of the bride or father of the groom. They have the perfect wedding speech picked out and then when they stand before a crowd their mind goes blank. This is embarrassing for some people and for others it can be devastating. Many people have a fear of public speaking only because they are afraid they may say the wrong thing. Lots of people feel that same way, but that is still no reason to at least try. Wedding speeches are like anything else we say. They are nothing more than words, but all words are important at occations like this. Continue reading >>