I have tremendously adorable children so I could understand why brides and grooms would be clamoring for my little girls to walk down the aisle at their weddings strewing rose petals and bearing rings.
My nephew was six and my older niece was four when they stood besides me with jewelry and flowers at my wedding and their sweetness and light just added to the delight of the day.
However, if I had to do it all over again — or if anyone now asked me if my daughters would be flower girls at their weddings — the answer would be: NO. NO. NO.
Because it’s cute and all, but the day is not about the small children. It’s about the big people getting married, and nothing should detract from that — even if it’s funny or silly. Or at least not during the ceremony.
But mostly because of this:
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