Response: As Mrs. Glenna Tooman wisely said:
'Rather than risk offending your guests by saying too much too soon, it would be better to simply say on the invitation, 'Child care will be provided during the ceremony.' Then, on the wedding day, instruct your ushers, guest book attendant and any others who will have the first contact with the guests to greet guests with children and simply say, 'Ill direct you to the play room or the nursery.' By making it sound like it is expected rather than a choice, guests will be more apt to do what is asked. If a guest protests, the person can say, 'Im sorry but children under age .... such as 10 arent permitted in the sanctuary during the ceremony.' They dont have to give an explanation or say that you specifically instructed them not to allow the children in the sanctuary...
Be aware that children arent the only ones that can cause disruptions during the ceremony and background noise on your video. Any adult who has a cold or suffers from an illness that causes them to cough, can be just as disruptive as a child.'
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