Including Step-Children in Your Wedding Ceremony: Unique Ideas for Blending Families

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter¬† Blending families is becoming increasingly common, and many couples want to make sure that their step-children feel included and loved on their wedding day. Including step-children in the wedding ceremony can be a beautiful way to celebrate your new family, but it can also require some thought and planning. Here are some unique ways to include step-children in your wedding ceremony. Ask them to be part of the wedding party One way to include step-children in the ceremony is to ask them to be part of the wedding party. This can involve roles such as a junior bridesmaid, flower girl, ring bearer, or even a bridesman or groomswoman. By involving them in the wedding party, they will feel like they are an important part of the day …

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To Invite or Not to Invite: Deciding on Children at Your Wedding

Kid Care Anywhere

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter Deciding whether or not to invite children to your wedding can be a difficult and emotional decision. While some couples love the idea of having children present, others prefer an adult-only affair. Here are some factors to consider when making the decision: Your Relationship with Children If you have a close relationship with children in your life, such as nieces, nephews, or godchildren, you may want to include them in your wedding celebration. It can be a special and memorable experience for both you and the children. The Size and Location of Your Wedding The size and location of your wedding can also play a role in your decision. If you are having a small, intimate wedding, it may be more manageable to have children present. However, …

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