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20 January 2014

Wedding Day Childcare

A wedding reception may be an event attended by the very young and very old alike, as well as those in-between, but sometimes the younger element needs a bit of looking after.

Weddings can be a family get together with brothers and sisters and their children attending, and if the bride and groom come from large families, then the number of youngsters can soon add up.

As many people get married after having children these days, the bride and groom might have their own youngsters at the wedding. They will have enough to think about on the day without the inconvenience of toilet visits and bored children.

There are now a number of businesses which will provide childcare at weddings and other events, so that parents can enjoy the day without having to worry about the little ones. It can also make it a more enjoyable day for the kids.

You may just need one nanny to look after two or three children, or a full-scale creche to cater for larger numbers with the required number of professional childcarers to look after them. Any reputable business will be able to give you details of the qualifications held by their staff.

Some childcare businesses can organise additional entertainment and activities for your event, including bouncy castles, face painters, magicians, puppet shows, balloon modellers, dance, music and theatre workshops and sporting activities. You may have trouble keeping the adults off the bouncy castle though.

Of course what can be organised will depend to a large extent on the type of premises where the wedding and reception are taking place, but if you contact one of the businesses in your area they will tell you what can be done.

There is obviously a cost involved in the provision of wedding day childcare, but you may consider it a price worth paying to improve both the parents' and childrens' day.
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