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For a wedding, parents of the bride or groom often give a significant household item, such as a bookshelf, coffee table or dining table. Dining room wares, including formal flatware, wine glasses and family heirloom chin...

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Some 50th anniversary gifts for parents may include a double picture frame to display the wedding picture beside the anniversary picture. Personalized gifts, such as wine glasses, wine bottles, throw pillows or a gold-tr...

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Pearl is the appropriate theme for a 30th anniversary present, so pearl earrings for mom and cufflinks for dad are perfect gifts for traditional parents. Another traditional option is a mirror with pearls in the frame an...

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Wedding speeches by parents include anecdotes about the bride or groom as they grew up and remarks about how proud the parents are now. Many reference the positive change the son or daughter went through as the relations...

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Traditional responsibilities for the groom's parents include hosting a dinner for the bride's family and hosting the rehearsal dinner. They provide names for the groom's side of the guest list. They may also share inform...

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According to an article in the New York Times by Peggy Post, director of the Emily Post Institute, guests at a second wedding who gave gifts at either the bride's or the groom's first wedding shouldn't be expected to bri...

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