The bride and her family had planned the most elegant wedding I have ever attended.
Every detail that money could buy was remembered.
The bride had obviously been planning her dream wedding for years.
There were seven gorgeous attendants in exquisite dresses and an equal number of handsome groomsmen.
The bride and groom had selected the most adorable three-year-old to be their flower girl.
She did a wonderful job of strewing petals down the aisle.
It was when she reached the altar that her "one woman" show began.
The ceremony continued while the little princess ran back and forth and back and forth upstaging any other activity that should have been the center of attention.
Her grandmother tried to discreetly coax her to the pews...
no luck! Her mother was one of the attendants, and obviously did not deem it necessary to grab her and go.
Even the bride showed signs of annoyance.
The bride should have been the "princess" on display that day.
Instead she was upstaged by a three year old! There are lessons to be learned here.
Plan for the unexpected.
If you are going to choose a very young flower girl or ring bearer, make an arrangement for them during the ceremony.
This wedding, frankly, would not have missed the bridesmaid-mommy.
After all, there were six more! The bride deserves to be the center of attention...
not an adorable, but uncontrollable flower girl! When guests reflect on this wedding, they remember the flower girl and her antics.
With all the money spent and planning done for years previous to the ceremony, what should be remembered is all the details, the beautiful bride, and handsome groom.
Do not let a three-year-old spoil the most important day of your lives!