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Entertaining the Littles at Your Wedding

By Lisa Beth Miller The decision of whether or not to include children in your wedding celebration is a very personal one. Many couples choose to exclude them altogether, while others invite children without actually considering their needs. This mistake can lead to situations where both parents and children become cranky, not exactly the ideal atmosphere for a day of celebrating! If you do decide to include children in the festivities, be sure to cater to their needs. Couples can hire an on-site nanny to keep the children occupied, or they can leave it to the parents to care for the children. In any event, the bride and groom can make the job a bit easier by considering a few fun ideas. Provide kid-friendly foods and drinks. While you may be super-excited about the mini-crab cakes at cocktail hour, a …

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Including Pets in Your Wedding

By Lisa Beth Miller People love their pets and often want their beloved animals to share their big day. Here is some helpful advice from pet experts for doing just this! How to prepare Get a snazzy outfit or accessory (maybe a bow tie) for your pooch. Arrange for someone to be in charge of pet so you don’t have to be. Make sure pet has an opportunity to go to the bathroom before walking down the aisle. Make plans for someone to hold or manage the dog during the ceremony. Don’t invite a dog to a wedding reception unless he is very small or very well behaved and completely supervised. Ideas for including your dog at your wedding Have someone walk him or her and sit with the dog and bring a chew toy to keep him or her …

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