Question: My fiance has two children, 9 and 7. We were recently engaged. We have lived together for about a year, and dated for another year prior. I have a wonderful relationship with both children, and very thankfully with my fiance’s ex-wife. We are so lucky in fact, that people often comment on how civil …

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Special Dances For Step-Kids At A Second Wedding

The inclusion of step-children at a wedding creates an entirely new level of intimacy and importance to the celebration. The ceremony becomes more than the joining of two hearts, instead, it symbolizes the joining of two families. One way to shine a light on the kiddos throughout the event is to create a moment – …

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Stepkids Wedding Jewelry Question: I have an 8 yr old son and he has 2 daughters (11 and 15). We purchased engravable gifts from Things Remembered but haven’t had them engraved yet. There isn’t a ton of space and I want it to be truly meaningful. What do you think of ‘Dream – Believe – Achieve’ …

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Thinking of marrying again? While this is a lovely concept, remarriage with kids after divorce needs to be thought through. If you’ve already been though a rough divorce or your spouse has died, it gets complicated when children are involved. Remarriage and children gets even more complicated if your groom also has kids. While many single parents …

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Dressing the Kids for the Wedding What’s a wedding photo without an angelic flower girl in a fancy dress or a pink-faced cherub of a ring bearer in a short suit? There’s no doubt about it, kids are adorable, especially when dressed up in patent leather shoes. And something about their innocence certainly does add …

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Involving Children and Families in the Wedding Your wedding day symbolizes more than the bond between two people; it is the day a new family is created. If you or your fiancé have children already, then your wedding day should mean the same thing to them, a day when they become part of something new. …

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Ways to Truly Bond With Your New Step Children Second marriages are an amazing thing. Not only do you get to experience being in love and marrying that person again, but this time you also get to know you are with someone you love. You get the same first few years of excitement, a honeymoon …

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Tips to Help With Getting Kids Dressed Up For a Wedding What’s a wedding photo without an angelic flower girl in a fancy dress or a pink-faced cherub of a ring bearer in a short suit? There’s no doubt about it, kids are adorable, especially when dressed up in patent leather shoes. And something about …

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Children Involvement In Wedding Ceremonies & Wedding Planning If you’re bringing children from a previous relationship, ‘what will the children do on the wedding day?’. Whatever you do, don’t leave this until the last moment. If you are trying to think of a way to involve a child in your second wedding there are plenty of …

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