What they say about Ian and Naming Ceremonies...
"Ian made everything so relaxing and easy and had some fantastic ideas for our daughter's naming ceremony. We used them all! Every detail he thought of, we loved. Her naming ceremony was absolutely fantastic, relaxed and it was very enjoyable. Thank you Ian for making our daughter's day so special and unique! People who attended are still commenting on how beautiful and unique it was!"
Lyndsay and Kayleigh H, Cheshire
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There is nothing more joyous than welcoming a new member of the family. In an increasingly more changing society some people are choosing to recognise the importance of a new born, reborn, rebirth or transition in a naming ceremony in front of family and friends.
As naming and milestone events are not legally binding, they can take place anywhere. As such the possibilities are endless!!!
The involvement of your family and friends can be whatever you desire. Instead of godparents you may want 'care parents', 'mentors' or 'supporters' to pledge to guide and encourage them throughout their lives.
There is also the choice to combine the naming ceremony with another milestone event such as a renewal of vows or commitment ceremony. Such combinations serve to strengthen the bond of family togetherness and can be truly emotional and loving occasions.
Your choice of location, music, readings and symbolic gestures are all down to you to reflect how you, or your new family member, wish to be welcomed. This bond can be visually symbolised by the inclusion specifically of a sand ceremony or the lighting of a unity candle.
If you have any questions Ian is happy to answer them so please drop him a message using the contact form at the bottom of the home page or, better still, call him for an informal chat.