Laura Knopp

Memories with Mom: Wedding Day

Mother's DayLaura Knopp

This article is Part 3 of 3 of my "Memories with Mom" series - don't miss the two other post from! Find them here and here.

Wedding days are an unforgettable occasion when moms nervously smooth stray hairs, carefully walk down the aisle, and attentively listen when vows are exchanged. As wedding photos are taken, a series of sweet memories will most likely play on loop in a mom’s mind from holding a tiny bundle of newborn joy to kissing scraped knees to offering steady guidance on how to drive a car...

I’m not crying, you’re crying.

There’s something particularly heartwarming to me about the moment a mother places the veil on her daughter’s head. That sheer, delicate fabric is the finishing touch that transforms the daughter from woman-in-a-fancy-gown into real-life-bride-who’s-getting-married in her mother’s eyes. It’s what inspired my illustration below...


Do you have special wedding day memories and/or photos with your momma or as the momma of your own kids? I would love to hear them! Share in the comments below.

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