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10 sweet ways to involve your kids in your wedding

Mary Alyea and Ted Sheppard of Kingston, Ontario, wanted their melded family to be represented in their wedding ceremony, and developed a child-friendly unitary ritual using sweets instead of the usual sands or candles. "Ted has two sons and we have our little teddy," Mary said to Wedding Bells. "When we poured all our sweets into the big glass, it symbolized that we were officially becoming a big family, and the children loved to pick their favorite sweets and pour their own glass …