First comes baby then comes marriage: our favorite parent couples who got hitched #Wedding Porn#blended family#family vows#kids#mama bride#pregnant bride July 9 2018 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Sonja, Elizabeth, & their matching purple tutu-ed daughterPhoto by Six Hearts Photography Hi there! I got divorced a couple of years back and am partnered again planning a wedding for Halloween 2020. However, we decided to do the whole kid thing beforehand and will hopefully have a little one at our wedding by then. I'm looking for advice/examples of bad-ass families who married post-baby. I'm having a hard time finding anything. – R Related Post Wedding vows for blended families: Kids say, "We do, too!" Over the years, we've seen lots of really lovely ways to include children in blended family weddings, but we've never featured the vows that were... Read more YES to weddings of parents! We have a whole archive of those and they're always so awesome to see. Sometimes it's couples who had kids first, second marriages of already-parents, or blended families making a whole big new family. In all of those cases, we love seeing the kiddos featured in the wedding somehow especially if they feature some lovely family vows. Based on your suggestion, I rounded up some of my favorite photos of parents getting married with their kids present and a few family vow examples as well. Let's get to Brady Bunch-ing! Shannon, Andy, and their wee daughter!Photo by Sarah Pukin Photography Jennifer and Alex's whole brood was in tow at their weddingPhoto by Barbara O Photography Katie and Marquis' daughter was their flower girl Photo by Chelsie Darling Photography Sometimes there's too much emotion at mom's wedding. Or maybe it was seeing Steven Tyler?Photo by Melissa Hirsch Photography Richard said vows to his new stepson with a Ring Pop!Photo by Kasey Ivan Photography We wrote our own vows, and included vows from Rich to his new stepson, Riley. Riley was thrilled with the Ring Pop Rich surprised him with. Georgina and a tender moment breastfeeding at her weddingPhoto by Maggie Marguerite Studio Family vow renewals count, too!Photo by Quetzal Wedding Photo Jasmine and Cody's family vowsPhoto by Bliss Studios My uncle officiated the wedding and read an incredibly touching, comical speech he wrote after interviewing us separately. We then read the vows we wrote for each other. It was important for us to have our girls be more involved than just flower girls. So before we exchanged rings, Cody presented them with necklaces. We shared a kiss and walked away to "Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Hugs for mom and dad!Photo by Leslie Swan Photography Yana and Fabian merged their family of four kidsPhoto by Zac Wolf Photography Nicole and Cathy had a blended family of four, too! Photo by Jill Lehmann-Bauer Nicole said: Her boys walked her down the aisle, her daughter was the flower girl, and my son walked me down the aisle. The most joyful photo EVER from Gus and RiaPhoto by Catherine Abegg Photography Shyn & D'Angelo's adorable ceremonyPhoto by Carly Bish Photography We exchanged rings, written vows, and invited our son up to receive a ring as well. D'Angelo vowed to love him and be there for him forever, followed up by a hug and a falcon punch to the stomach, a typical greeting in our house. Danielle and John and baby makes three!Photo by Deborah Huber Photography. Coolest parents EVERPhoto by Modern Photography Amy and Rachel's wedding was a true family affair Photo by Farner Photography Shout-out to adult children at Dora and Joel's weddingPhoto by iLuvPhoto More family vow examples: Jessie Blum from Eclectic Unions shared this family vow example with us: As the two of us are joined on this day, we become part of each other: your feelings become my feelings; your sorrows become my sorrows; your joys become my joys; your cares become my cares, and your children become my children. With your help and guidance I promise to be a true and faithful spouse / wife / husband and parent, always there to comfort you, rejoice with you, and endure all the complexities of life that we will face together as a family. My love for you and your/our child/ren is pure and unshakable, and I hereby commit myself to all of you from this day forward. More vow examples here! Ring security, puppy wranglers, and train conductors: Alternative wedding party roles for kids We recently heard about a bride with five sisters, ranging in age from infant to adult, all needing a role in her wedding party. We're fans of having just as… Read More Kids plot their grand wedding escape: a bedtime story Once upon a time, in a land of tulle and sequins, young children donned tight suits and itchy dresses. They bumped into legs on dance floors, and found nary a… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Executive Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS A rural California rock 'n' roll family wedding under the stars NEXT With golden dinos and The Simpsons, these two major cuties get wedded Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. 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