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I think it would be great to get a forum going for brides who were mommys first. I had my first child a year ago and hope to include her in our wedding day. I'm looking for cute suggestions on how to include my daughter at my wedding!! :D

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Our baby will be 18 months at our wedding and i'm trying to incorporate her into the wedding as well. she will be a little too small to be a solo flower girls so we are thinking of having my Fiancee's little cousin which will be almost 5 share a basket with our baby so they can both walk down the isle. Hopefully our idea works lol.

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I had two 18 month old "flower girls" at my wedding.  They were adorable!!  One was my niece and the other is practically a niece.  Their parents carried them down the aisle (the parents stood up in the wedding) and it was super cute.

 

I also photographed a wedding in April last year with a 2 year old daughter.  She was so cute and although clumsy down the aisle, it was precious.  And just having her there for fun family photos was really amazing.

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Our baby will be 21 months old at our wedding but I have a 10 year old from a previous relationship so for now I think they'll be flower girls together.  Should make for a good emotional entrance.. hahaha

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Katryne that'll be SO adorable!!  And it's a perfect match for walking down the aisle together.  :)

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My son will be 12 months at our wedding (in a few weeks!!). He's too little to walk but I'm hoping my cousin who is a bridesmaid will carry him. We've got some cute sandals and a linen seersucker for him.

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I am 31 and not married yet.

 

My FI and I decided to have a baby first because I refuse to get pregnant after 35...that's my cut off.

 

We discussed it and looking at the time frame...I will be 32 when were married...and assuming I get pregnant right away... I would be 33 for the first.  I would def need some time to adjust and not jump right into baby 2...so who knows.  If we waited I may not want to have a 2nd. 

 

Honestly...the decision for baby first was best for us.  Plus we have the added bonus of sharing the day with her.  Also, I am def ready to have another after the wedding...so everything worked out.

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My son will be 18 months...we're having him walk down the aisle with a sign that says,"Daddy, here comes your bride!" Flip it over on the way out to say "...and they lived happily ever after."

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