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Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Kids or No Kids at a wedding? (Should Children be at Weddings?)

Is it a good idea to have children at a wedding event?



This is a very sensitive subject and the best advice is not to have kids at a wedding event. We have covered many wedding events and kids do not enjoy weddings. The event is too long and boring for most children.


Parents have a different perspective and believe that children are a part of the family and should be included in the celebration. It is an interesting perspective, but try to look at it from the children's point of view. What do kids like more than anything? They love to have fun. The invited guests who take their young children, do not get to enjoy the full event. For this reason, most of our clients do not permit guests to bring young children or babies to the weddings.

 
Some weddings have a seperate play area for children with inflatable features, and that seems to work. At other wedding events where there are no special preparations for the kids, they get bored very quickly and start to cause complete chaos. Then, there are those parents that carry pushchairs and buggies which take up lots of space and sometimes end up at the front of your beautiful wedding photos.


If you are planning a wedding and do not want any children to be at the event, it is best to state this on your invitiation. Most parents will respect your wishes and either make arrangements or, decline the invitation. There is no undo at a major event like a wedding, you just have to make some tough decisions.

There are many articles written on wedding etiquette and you will find different opinions on whether kids should be invited to a wedding or not. Please let me know your view, especially if you have recently had a wedding or plan to get married soon. For information on wedding reception music please visit the website.

 

35 comments:

  1. I think this kind of doubt mustn’t have come at the first place because children are very important in a wedding and then only it’ll be delightful and fun.

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  2. Should not take naughty kids to weddings they will spoil your party mood and fun, it’s better to go without kids to enjoy the occasion.

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  3. I may not agree with your statement mate! No kids no parties, they are the highlights of parties so definitely we need their presence. Take everything with a positive frame of mind.

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  4. Personally I believe presence of kids in a wedding or party is very important. They add color to the party. How can we enjoy without them.

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  5. Kids are very important event at all the party and wedding events. Also I have seen some weddings without kids are looking so dull and that never gives an attraction of a wedding. So my opinion is kids should be there in a wedding or else a party and also I would like to prefer here make kids as your flower girl or pageboy on your great day.

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  6. Sometimes they may be a small problem, but I prefer having them because they are so cute and playful.

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  7. I wish that there was some responses from kids, to hear their views. Kids are very intelligent and usually very honest.

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    1. They’ll surely like it and the kids always like it around many people and specially occasions.

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  8. I really like your way of thinking, but I think it depend according to the type of the kid. Some they love to go for ceremonies and play around with other kids, some does not like to…

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  9. Well we got to know about weddings and all because we visit them. Otherwise as parents how can we explain them to our kids. We believe that the wedding day is so precious. If they did not get the feeling by visiting them they will not take the wedding as a important day.

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  10. It depends on the children and the parents. If parents think they can handle the kids should take them to weddings. Wedding is a social event kids can meets others and to learn how to interact with the social and etc.

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  11. It’s good to have a play area for kids because I have seen tired and bored faces of kids in most of the weddings I have been to.

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  12. Well, it’s not exactly a play area for kids, but kids would love to make use of it for sure. Anyway where ever kids go they always will be focussing on play areas. So nice option though!

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  13. it's kids that grow up and be adults one day.. you should let your kids to feel what is it like what happens at a wedding and you should make your kids how to behave in such situations. that's another part of parent's job.

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  14. I am PRO kids at weddings, I have lots of fond memeories when I was a kid of playing with cousins at weddings. A celebration of two families becoming one=wedding celbration with all family members INCLUDES young children. However, when its bedtime..its time for them to go with mom and dad or the responsible sober babysitter. Children should be gone long befor midnight!Thats why you cut the cake befor 8PM. Hint HintAlas I'm sure some of you notice that we only seem to get together for weddings and funerals...which would you rather have your children at?

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    1. I totally agree with you. A wedding give the children to bond with the other kids. Social interaction is very important for children as well. Also the kids make the cutest photos at wedding.

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  15. Sometimes kids will destroy the whole party because of their age they don't know the importance of some moments.

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  16. Yes Kids at wedding, they can make it, wedding pictures with kids Big No!!

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  17. I totally agree with you ...in wedding neither kids can enjoy nor their parents.

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  18. Loved to read your blog. I would like to suggest you that traffic show most people read blogs on Mondays. So it should encourage blogger to write new write ups over the weekend primarily

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  19. Kids are flower of our life, but sometimes we need to left moments only to us!

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  20. Bring children's to a special occasion won't be a good idea because it can a mess at times.

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  21. Sometimes children will give extra beauty to your occasion.

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  22. Kids have to be at a wedding they are an integral part of the occasion.

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  23. I was actually captured with the piece of resources you have got here. Big thumbs up for making such wonderful blog page!

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  24. It depends on the wedding venue if it is a outdoor then it's advisable to not to have kids since we can't control them.

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  25. Weddings without kids are useless. They should participate and should learn to interact with people.

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  26. In my opinion child must be there they creates a good environment. They play and meet with all friends and family and i think its nice that all families meet with each other and enjoy the party,

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  27. But I think it would be nice if the kids are not there because we can have some lone time.

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  28. I think kids should be in weddings. That would be a great experience for them.

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  29. Why not ? There is nothing like having kids around, their smile, joy is our joy and to see that its just priceless besides they are not that intelligent to know what exactly is going around. so having their presence in our life is really important.

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  30. Children are a huge of a wedding, and should always be present

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  31. It is not even something to discuss. that's what I think i mean come on guys they are also a big part of the family. Don't you think?

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  32. Parents should be care about their children at the wedding ceremony.

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