Are you inviting children to your wedding?

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This week in the forum, our members are talking about how to go about not inviting children to their weddings.

User SF asks "Does anyone have any ideas on the tricky area of children at weddings? We have heard so many horror stories..."

MrsM2009 offered some advice: "If you go ahead with an "adults only" reception, it is acceptable to invite only the kids in the bridal party (along with their parents, obviously). Guests may complain, but there isn't much you can do about it. I would definitely not advocate telling people that children aren't allowed at the hotel."

PharmToxGirl shares here experience: "There are several ways to approach this. We had an age limit that did not apply to the kids in the wedding party— the age limit was 8 years old. Understand that people may not be able to come as it is a three hour drive and may require them to stay over night and they may not have overnight sitters."

Are you inviting children to your wedding? Why or why not? Do you have any advice for SF? Click here to continue the discussion in the forum or click here to browse all forum topics.

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