(Closed) Is there any other 2nd timers here? Anyone else with kids?

posted 12 years ago in Encore
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

You definitely will want to check out the “Encore” section and you will no longer feel alone.

I have a 12 year old daughter but this will be my first marriage. My Fiance has two sons…23 and 19 and this will be his second marriage.

Post # 5
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2297 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

We actually had my grown kids (ages 27 and 25) as our attendants.

Post # 6
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24 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I never had a “wedding” the first time around.  We snuck off to JOP and got married quietly.

Now 10 years later we are renewing our vows at a Catholic Ceremony and going all out!  So I guess that *kinda* makes me an Encore Bride?!

We have four children; 9 years, 6 year old twins, and 5 years.  They will all be part of our ceremony and can NOT wait!  They’ve been calling it “our anniversary”  πŸ™‚

Post # 7
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72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

Second marriage for me and for him, no kids for either of us.

I’ve been divorced 11 years so it all feels new to me.  I had a wedding both times and wore a white dress both times.  He’s been divorced 1.5 years.

It still has it’s issues even with no kids involved. There’s a long history in between and parents do not adjust fast.

Post # 8
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Newbee

It’s not our first time down the aisle.  Fiance has two grown daughters and I have a 3.5 year old daughter.  You’re totally not alone.  I think maybe Encore brides (and especially ones with young kids!) post a little less frequently.  πŸ™‚

 

-mona

Post # 9
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4 posts
Wannabee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I and my fiance are both having a second wedding, with kids from previous marriage…not quite sure what to do

 

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2010

This is my second marriage and my second wedding ceremony, his first. I have a 2 year old son from my first marriage so I know how you feel. We’re getting married March 13, 2010 (only a month away!) and my son is going to be my ring bearer. Good luck on your wedding.

Post # 11
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335 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I am a 2nd timer.  I have a 7 yr old DD, and Fiance has a 6 yr old DS and a 9 yr old DD.  I’m having my DD walk me down the aisle, and his kids are also going to stand with us as we say our vows….I can’t wait!

Post # 12
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670 posts
Busy bee

I’m the encore, Fiance is a newbie.  I have a son (9) and a daughter (8).  Fiance has no children.

Post # 13
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45 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2010

First marriage. I have a 7 year old daughter froma previous relationship and fiance and I have a 15 month old son together. 

Post # 14
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Encore bride with an encore groom right here!

I’ve got a son who’s 11 and he’s got two wonderful kids 13 and 4 (soon to be 5)!

Happy as we can be!

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I love it!!  Fiance and I are both in the encore catagory!!  I didn’t have a big wedding the first time and we’re totally going for it!  One of the coolest ideas I am incorporating into our wedding ceremony is having out children- my 10 yr old son and his 11 year daughter walk up the aisle together just before the flower girl.  They will be lighting the side candles in our unity trio before the ceremony and the Fiance and I will light the center candle as usual.  This will truly symbolize the union of our family!!

 

 

 

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Both Mr. Neva and I are encores.  Between us, we have five children, ranging in age from 4 to 20.  Fortunately, all of them are excited about the upcoming wedding and get along well.

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