January 19, 2022

As you have noticed weddings bring up a lot of things for a lot of people. You are probably going to find yourself having to have a lot of tricky conversations that you never saw coming. The most important thing you can do is have them. Giving people you care about the dignity of a […]

November 1, 2021

Wedding planning can be tough- the opinions, the pressure, the money. But we do it because it’s also magical- the ritual, the dancing, the dress. In many ways the journey from engagement to wedding day is rocky for good reason. It’s a great precursor to the types of challenges that lie ahead in our marriages. […]

October 27, 2021

One of the most intense things about planning a wedding is that after all the time and effort and money, how do you even make sure you are happy on the actual day? So many things could potentially happen. There is so much riding on this day- can those 8 hours live up to the […]

October 12, 2021

Nothing has gone wrong here. I think I first heard this statement from Abraham Hicks. It’s the perfect thought you can reach for when things really start to fall apart. And when you are planning a wedding, I promise you that will happen. Planning your big day is sweet and magical but also hard and […]

October 12, 2021

As a relationship coach, trust is a really big theme, it’s the underpinning of our relationships. Many therapists use the metaphor of currency in terms of trust- you accumulate it when you are trustworthy and keep your promises to people. And then when you breach that trust by lying or cheating you can diminish that […]

October 6, 2021

Let’s talk about rest. I’m a huge fan. And when you are planning your wedding, there are always so many things to juggle- rest seems to something we don’t get to have. It’s often something we feel guilty about since there is always something to do. I want to introduce you to the quickest most […]

September 30, 2021

One of my favorite parts about weddings is the vows- especially when the couple writes their own. The exchanging of vows truly is the highlight of the entire day because that is the moment the promise is made, the reason we are all gathered. But the moment you declare your love can be really overwhelming. […]

September 30, 2021

There is so much focus on wedding photos because we all know, once its said and done all we have of our wedding day are the memories. But here’s the thing- you don’t need to wait until it’s over to start remembering. You can actually ‘premember’ it. Premembering is simply remembering ahead of time. Think […]

September 29, 2021

So many people ask me why would anyone hire a life coach when they just got engaged. That is the short window in life where everything is magical, full with hope and possibility. Everything looks bright and happy and fresh and new. Right??? But ask most people who have been through this season in life […]

September 28, 2021

If you only do just one thing to prepare for your marriage, I would make that one thing Love Languages. Your love language is simply the way you prefer to give and receive love. Developed by couples therapist Gary Chapman, love languages are a super powerful tool to strengthen your bond. It’s a super simple […]


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BASED IN Bethesda, Maryland, 

Kara Maureen

Bridal Life Coach