Weddings & Kids: All you need to know!

I've been to many weddings, my own included, where kids were welcome guests who were expected to pretty much do their own thing and enjoy the wedding like everyone else. No separate children's room, no special activities, no kiddie meals. The kids sat with the parents and ate adult fare (most kids are fine with a roll, some chicken or fish, a vegetable-- although they usually eat a lot less than adults). When they got too tired to participate any longer (in any positive way, at least!) they were … [Read more...]

Wedding Gift Etiquette: Is your presence present enough?

Urbzen's post "Enraged to be Married" has a few thing to say ways a bride and groom can celebrate their wedding day (wedding week?) without making their friends and family members want to smother them with an embroidered satin pillow. And in regards to gifts... That’s precisely what they are, gifts. Marriage is an important milestone, but your particular life choices don’t mean that anybody owes you anything beyond a warm “Congratulations.” And please spare everyone the lecture on how much a … [Read more...]