(Closed) Got our first "can I bring my kid?" request

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
1736 posts
Bumble bee

I’m just waiting for one of those to happen! We got one person asking my Fiance if he could bring a date … even though the response card clearly says “We have reserved 1 seat in your honor.” He’s not in a relationship, he has no one in mind, he just wants the option.

Of course, Fiance didn’t ask me if it was OK before he told his friend yes. GRRR.

Post # 4
3368 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Rule number one about guests is that if you make an exception about one person, then you’re going to have to make it about everyone. I would be very adamant, no matter how unique the situation. If you’re not allowing children under say, 12 years old, say that. I would have the excuse of “Our venue does not allow under a certain age” or something to that effect. Yes, I did visit a few venues that had a certain age limit because of fragile things or whatever reason. 

Sorry you’re dealing with this sweetie! The guest list is one of the most stressful parts of the wedding, I think.  

Post # 5
989 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

O/T: I just had to post to tell you that I’ve been craving nachos for days now, thanks to your avatar.  Happy hour nachos are definitely in order tonight! lol

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