Magnolia Rouge Whether they’re your nieces, nephews, children, or best friend’s kiddos, those little ones will keep you busy even on your wedding day! So, what better way to keep the munchkins entertained by having activities for them to do throughout your wedding day. Whether you choose to ...

Amado Photo To invite, or not to invite, children to the wedding is a topic that has long caused strife to wedding planning couples.  Some say a wedding with drinking and dancing all through the night is no place for children.  Others think that leaving kids off the guest list ...

Chris Richards Photography via Phoenix Bride and Groom So, I’m coming to you today from the Midwest, narrowly escaping the wrath of Hurricane Sandy hitting the East coast as we speak, and I realize that the last time I was here was for a wedding. And it was a ...

I love this child so much that if I weren't already the mother of the world's WORST ring bearer, I'd have to adopt this little guy. Thanks to our friends at Film Fidéle in Chicago for sharing it with us. I'm a sucker for their indie-film ...

Over the next month you may hear more out of me about children in the wedding party. That's because my daughter is about to live her six-year-old dream of being a flower girl. Her little brother is going to live his, well, he's going to help her live ...

Special to OneWed by Kristen Conn of MightyNest Want to say thank you to your little munchkin attendants? Well, give them something they (and their parents) will love. Fun, non-toxic and eco-friendly toys! Just a few suggestions to keep your flower girls and ring bearers safe when showering them with ...

In this month's column, expert wedding planner Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding discuss the ins and outs of having children on your wedding guest list, and ideas for how to help handle them. Is your reception adults only or will rugrats be allowed?

Special to OneWed by Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding Tough decisions For some brides a sudden burst of tearful protest from an infant is just a reminder of the familial love surrounding them on their special day. For others and their guests, even soft cooing from a baby is ...

Dear Wedding Maven, HELP!! I don't know what to do! One of my two best friends is now pregnant. In and of itself, this is great news but she also happens to be one of my two bridesmaids. She was married last June, so I understand her wanting children ...

In this week's column the Wedding Maven tries to help a bride get a little perspective on what she can and can't control with her bridesmaids. Here's a hint, you can't ask them to delay getting pregnant. If you need wedding advice or have a question ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My fiancé has two younger boys from a previous marriage. I really would like to include them in the ceremony, but their mother and I don’t get along and I really don’t want to invite her and her new husband to the wedding. Would it ...

In this week's column, The Wedding Maven answers a guest-list question from a woman about to become a bride and a stepmother. Don't forget, OneWed now offers two ways for you to get personalized wedding advice! If you have a question about wedding etiquette, traditions, or relationships, ask ...

Dear Wedding Maven, Could you please suggest appropriate wording for rehearsal dinner invitations, to indicate that it is for adults only? There are some invitees with young kids, but the dinner is intended only for the grown ups. But saying "adults only" sounds a little odd, as does "Leave the ...

About Bubbly Bride Some couples decide to not invite kids altogether, but for those with big families and a lot of little ones running around, a way to entertain them is a blessing. Parents with kids want to enjoy your vows, dinner and dancing, yet most of the time they ...

Happy Monday! There was an interesting article in Time last week about the financial benefits of marriage. You’ve probably heard the saying “two can live as cheaply as one.” That’s still true, but apparently it’s no longer true that married people are a lot better off than ...

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question about how to make sure the rehearsal dinner doesn't turn into a highchair food fight. Do you need wedding advice? OneWed has two great ways for you to get all your wedding questions answered. If you have questions ...

Getting married can be stressful, but getting married while also being a parent can add even more stress. No matter what their age, finding ways to include children in the wedding can go a long way toward making sure that everyone is comfortable in the new family. Older children might ...

If you're a Chicago bride, bridesmaid, or mother of a flower girl, you might want to check out this event at Caroline DeVillo's Studio. The couture designer has a new line of cocktail dresses perfect for bridesmaids, as well as "kiddy cocktail dresses" perfect for the littlest member ...

One of the most frequent types of questions I get for my wedding advice column is what to do about kids at the reception. Let’s face it, most brides don’t have kids, so trying to find a trustworthy sitter for the reception can be a shot in the ...

You’ve probably given some thought to your bridesmaids’ gifts, or at least put it on your list of things to think about, but what about your littlest attendants? Do yourself a favor, get them a dual-purpose gift, something they’ll love and something to keep them busy at your ...