Once upon a time, the Mother of the Bride planned the entire wedding. The bride's job was to do what her mother said. The groom's job was simply to show up. But times have changed! Brides and grooms have taken over the planning and creativity, and the Mother of the Bride might be unsure of exactly what she's supposed to do. Don't worry! There are still lots of important tasks that allow you to impart your taste and style. Here's a list of the Mother of the Bride Duties.