Honoring children in the wedding ceremony is
quite common, however, most children are older and are usually
step-children who are being united with the bride or groom as they become
If a ring is given, the parents should first
decide what size ring to give. Will it be something she can wear as a
child or as a teenager or adult? She is really too little to wear one now
and not choke on it. An alternative might be to give her a pendant,
perhaps a locket with a picture of her and one of mom and dad in their
When children are included in the ceremony,
it occurs after the couple have exchanged their vows to one another. The
officiant can help the parents determine the best timing and help them
craft the wording to use .
Best wishes to all of you.
Glenna Tooman, ForeverWed.com Wedding