infants at the reception

by Rosie
(Chicago, IL)

Is it ok to bring an infant to the wedding reception?

Comments for infants at the reception

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 25, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Taking Baby to Wedding Reception
by: Former Infant Mom

At first thought taking to the reception seems okay, HOWEVER, do remember that if your baby is a screamer that that makes everyone uncomfortable - of course no one will say a word - that w/b the first hint.Also, the presumption is that you are ever attentive and will deal with any very loud crying quickly, NOT whip out a breast (if breast fed baby - better to bring two bottles, one 2-3 hour interval won't hurt baby). But,if insist then very discreetly doing so under a blanket and keeping covered throughout, no diaper changing at the table, etc. So why not just get a sitter and relax/enjoy the evening? Besides, do you really want to expose your baby to loud alchoholic behavior, dancing, loud music, smoking, and possible mishaps when people over-imbibe as some always do especially at receptions? Sorry mooms - I really do not mean to offend - as a former mom, all these things are reality.Too, now that I'm older/wiser, it is amazing how many baby-intolerant adults are out there so why expose yourself and baby to that too?

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Wedding Etiquette Question & Stories.

Facebook

Don't Miss Important Updates
Subscribe via email
Subscribe to
Elegant Letters

Email

Name

Then

I keep this private.

Subscribe to my blog.
Latest Entries
Nov 08, 2016

A Woman of Grace

The mesage of grace: Be known as a woman of grace. Hold yourself to a standard of grace, not perfection and remember to extend that same measure of grace to others.

Continue reading "A Woman of Grace"

Jun 19, 2016

Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap - The Up Series Documentary. "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man."

This is about Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap as documented by The Up Series Documentary. In this documentary, the findings show how unfortunately equal opportunities do not exist for every person, however, it gives us more reason to realizeand believe that by making a focused and educated change, there can be greater social mobility and we can all overcome obstacles, defying limitations of financial background and upbringing.

Continue reading "Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap - The Up Series Documentary. "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man.""

Mar 07, 2016

An Accomplished Lady - As defined by Jane Austen

Who is the accomplished lady? Jane Austen tells us who deserves the respect and praise of being educated, refined and accomplished.

Continue reading "An Accomplished Lady - As defined by Jane Austen"

Nov 23, 2015

How To Be Gentle

Lessons on how to be gentle derived from elegant women whose poise and grace inspire us.

Continue reading "How To Be Gentle"

Oct 05, 2015

An Elegant Style - Designer or Non designer

Recently, I've been inspired by the non-designer elegant woman. Somehow I choose now to reflect who I am and my current place in society more accurately with the things I put on my back. This is just how I define my own personal brand of elegance and elegant style. Read about the inspiration behind that.

Continue reading "An Elegant Style - Designer or Non designer"

Aug 18, 2015

Lovely Quotes: How to be Lovely

Lovely Quotes on how to be feminine, fair and lovely - Daily inspirations on how lovely it is to be a woman!

Continue reading "Lovely Quotes: How to be Lovely"