They Did It — They Got Married (And the Bride Was Beautiful)

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They did it. They got married. And the bride was beautiful. No post last week because Jon and I were too busy running … [Read more...]

Mother-of-the-Bride Dress: What, Oh, What Do I Wear to My Daughter’s Wedding?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Here they are, the final four candidates for my mother-of-the-bride dress. None of the four fully obscures the … [Read more...]

Six Ways to Look Dreadful at Your Daughter’s Wedding — A Mother-of-the-Bride Moment

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They used to be known as figure flaws. I'm sure there's a brand-new, trendy euphemism for them -- "body features" maybe. I'm … [Read more...]

Gray Hairs. Wrinkles. And Kids Who Won’t Stop Growing Up

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Dec. 23, 1990 When I look in the mirror, I see wrinkles. I see gray hairs. This is good. This very … [Read more...]

No to Bride Barbie — Yes to a Real-Life Wedding

MY DAUGHTER CHRISTINA will be marrying in May. She's a grown-up woman now, making plans to spend her days with a truly good man. People who knew … [Read more...]