(Closed) Im pretty sure…

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I have a 5 year old (daughter of a friend) who is our flowergirl – she is BEYOND BEYOND BEYOND excited that she gets to be the flower girl. However, with children you have to know that there is a possibility that whatever can go wrong will. With her I think it’s actually more likely she will go down the aisle than run back up to go down it again. That all being said I also have a 2 year old cousin who is our ring bearer and I know it’s just as likely he won’t make it down the aisle as he will. Accept that children in the wedding mean excitement and unpredicatability. (Me – I wanted that for my wedding). For some not having control is frustrating, have a contigency plan – our wedding coordinator will help them along if they pause and worse comes to worse she will scoop them up and carry them to the end of the aisle.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Cute story.lol

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Kids require flexibility. All kids. And that’s okay. If she walks down the aisle and tosses a few flowers, great. If not, it’s not the end of the world. It’ll be a great day, either way. And I’m sure your mom’s friend’s wedding was great too. A nervous flower girl really shouldn’t equal a ruined wedding!

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

LOL I’m sure you didn’t ruin the wedding! You kind of have to expect that might happen with small kids. The ring bearer in my sister’s wedding did a great job walking down the aisle at the rehearsal, but once all the people were in the church for the ceremony, he refused. 

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