While planning a wedding is one of the most exciting and monumental periods in your life, it can also become one of the most stressful. Racked with major decisions, budget talk, and uncomfortable family dynamics—commemorating the start of your new family with a weekend of festivities can become contentious in a flash. Plus, with the rise of Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat splashing a couple’s big day all over social media, planning a wedding today is more stressful than it ever was before. But that doesn’t mean a bride (or groom!) should lose her sanity in the process.
Hire a planner.Regardless of how simple or elaborate you are envisioning your day, planning out the logistics of such a special event will take time. “My advice for a bride-to-be is to begin working with a planner as soon as you set the wedding date,”
“There is no worse feeling than that of being rushed—or told that you missed an opportunity because of time constraints. Planning your wedding should, and can be, such a fun process if you go about it properly with a professional.
When to book your wedding planner
Once you have decided that you want to use a wedding planner, selecting and booking one should be your main priority. Interviewing and selecting wedding planners is probably the first thing to do after you have announced your engagement. However there are a few things that you and your fiancé need to discuss and agree on before you start your search for a wedding planner: