By now, surely everyone’s familiar with the unity candle, but did you know there are other unification ceremonies to choose from when planning your wedding? Although the unity candle seems to have been with us forever, in reality it’s only about ten years old. During those years, more “two-become-one” motifs have arrived to round out the theme. Unification ceremonies aren’t …

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Include your children in the meaningful lighting of the Unity Candle. The eternal symbol of two flames becoming one not only means two hearts becoming one, but an entire family uniting as one force. Here are some ideas for you and your childrens’ Unity Candle Ceremony. Have Your Kids Light the Tapers During the processional, …

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Second marriages usually involve dealing with issues that weren’t around for the first one. Though the logistics of planning a wedding might go a little smoother with practice, a couple planning a second marriage also has to deal with some tricky issues — including red tape, paying for the wedding, and children from previous marriages. …

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A wedding truly is a family celebration, and many couples wish to invite the entire family of their friends and family. The wedding ceremony may be brief, but the reception usually goes until the wee hours of the morning. Keep your youngest guests happy with these 6 ideas. 1. Use crayons and coloring pages as …

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WEDDING FAMILY

Ideas for a Family Wedding Ceremony Getting married for the second time can be just as exciting as the first time. One of the primary differences, though, is that there are additional people to get involved in the ceremony. When you and your future spouse have children from previous marriages, it can help you blend …

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lessons after first marriage

If you’ve ever known a person who married more than once, and had more than one wedding, it is clear that the first wedding and the second often bear little resemblance.  Of course this has to do with the kind of ceremony the couple is interested in having, but it also has a fair bit …

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Did you know that 40% believe marriage is obsolete, according to Time Magazine?  However, they don’t always believe it is obsolete for them.  Remarriage is very common.  Yet, when couples get premarital counseling it is still geared to first marriage issues despite very different issues of second marriages.  If the second marriage is going to …

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