It seems like just yesterday I sat in my wife’s hospital room holding my baby girl for the first time. I looked into her eyes and thought she was the most beautiful thing I has ever seen. I felt overwhelmed when the realization hit me that I was totally responsible for this tiny little human being. I looked at my wife and we each knew we were thinking the same thing. As I look back on the years I think how wonderful it was watching her grow up. Memories are such treasures, her first smile, her first gurgle, her first tooth, her first step, all so very amazing. You remember teaching her how to ride her first bicycle. You reluctantly let her to go her first sleepover. You taught her how to drive. You watched her go on her first date. You lived through her first heartbreak. You watched her go to her first prom . You proudly watched her walk across the stage and receive her high school diploma. Now she is getting married.
Now, you must come up with a father of the bride speech. What do you say? You must go down memory lane and sort out what you want to say without saying too much. The first step in preparing your father of the bride speech is to introduce yourself. Let everyone know you are the proud father of the bride just like you were the proud father of that tiny little baby girl in the hospital. You‘ve stood back and supported your wife and daughter for months now as they frantically prepared for this day. You feel like you have been on a roller coaster ride. Females are so emotional. One minute they can be laughing and the next minute they are in tears. One thing goes wrong and your daughter falls apart, but you are there to pick her up. She wants her wedding to be perfect. More