How to include children in your wedding or vow renewal ceremony

HOW TO INCLUDE CHILDREN IN YOUR WEDDING OR VOW RENEWAL CEREMONY You may have your own children as a couple or you may have children from earlier relationships. Or you may have grandchildren or other children who you are especially close to in your wider family or friendship group who...

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Help! Where are the bridesmaids in the walk down the aisle?

HELP! WHERE ARE THE BRIDESMAIDS IN THE WALK DOWN THE AISLE? In preparing for a ceremony I am often asked whether bridesmaids should walk down the aisle in front of or behind the Bride. In front of or behind the bride? Traditionally in the UK the bridesmaids have walked behind...

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How to hold a wedding ring warming that warms your hearts too

How to hold a wedding ring warming that warms your hearts too In a wedding ring warming or blessing your wedding rings are held by each of your guests who send you a wish, a prayer or a warm thought. By the time you exchange your wedding rings they come...

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Unity Sand Ceremony – A Visual Expression of Togetherness

UNITY SAND CEREMONY – A VISUAL EXPRESSION OF TOGETHERNESS   Last month in a naming ceremony I conducted we used a Unity Sand Ceremony. It demonstrated how mum, dad and baby were now blended together in family life. Unity Sand in a Naming Ceremony Three small bottle of sand, each a...

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