it comes to attending a wedding with your baby/toddler, it is the mum who gets
wary of packing their bags with all essentials. Moreover managing a little one
throughout a wedding/function becomes a tough task. Below are some practical
prep tips that can help you enjoy a wedding with your child.
your tot that you’re invited !
him/her excited by telling about the things that’ll happen in the wedding –
seeing the bride, showering flowers and merrymaking. Make sure he/she is
well-versed on what will be expected of him/her during the event and what will
be happening around her. This will avoid any meltdown/tantrum situations.
an eye out
can seem like an extravagant playground for little ones. They’ll love to get
onto the stage, pick flowers and run around. Monitor them closely and in case
your child gets too naughty to handle, make your mind to take a silent exit or
just take a stroll in the outdoors and come back.
are lot of activities and rituals that go on in the wedding. It can be a
struggle keeping your baby quiet during the rituals. The best way is to keep
him/her entertained by letting him play with a quiet toy or you may use a smart
phone app to keep him/her busy.
his/her stomach full
are likely to get caught in dressing up and eventually skip the evening
snack/meal. It is better to feed your child before you go to the party as you
never know how late the meal is going to be served. Don’t forget to
carry some back up snacks, just incase!
out your outfit wisely
clothing preferences should also revolve around how comfortable you could be in
those clothes with the baby. Embellishments such as stonework or beads can poke
the baby when you carry him/her in your arms. Moreover keep in mind that babies
like to spill food or wipe their hands with your clothes; therefore choose
lighter clothes which are comfortable and washable. Also, don’t forget babies
love to grab any such shiny stuff. Shiny danglers and necklaces can attract
them to pull it. This is why you should match your outfit with minimal
are all about wearing a lot of bling and heavily embellished stuff. Carry
extra set of clothes Babies
have a tendency to make their clothes dirty by either wetting or dropping food.
Hence it is advisable to carry at least two set of clothes. If the wedding
venue is very far from your place, then keep a few more. Apart from this, check
on weather forecast before you start. Accordingly, pack a sweater or a thinner
shirt for a change of clothes.
you are travelling with your child, you have to be well equipped. Diapers are
another essential when you are stepping out. As a precaution to leakage, it is
advisable to change diapers every three to four hours.
babies, who have just started walking, love to be carried around. But carrying
a baby for prolonged hours can be tiring for you. Also they tend to fall asleep
in every few hours. So, carrying a pram is certainly a great idea to keep them in
comfort or let them get some sleep in peace.
these tips in mind; the idea to attend a wedding with your child will no longer
make you anxious.