We Are Family

Young Male Sydney Marriage Celebrant - Wedding by Stephen Lee

The family all together!

Weddings are never just about the marriage of two people. Bec and Rob ‘s ceremony is the perfect example – it was also a huge celebration of their family. So their little boy played a big role!

When Bec told me she was a Fashion Editor for a magazine, I knew this was going to be a very stylish wedding. And she didn’t disappoint. She wore a stunning and elegant dress with accessories that complemented her look beautifully. And what was just as beautiful was the sense of family we built into the ceremony. Right from the start, they wanted their toddler to be the focus too. When we sat down with a glass of red wine to plan, Rob told me, “The wedding is as much about him as it is about us.”

So that’s exactly how we did it, making sure it was also a big celebration of  the three of them – their past, their present and their future – everyone and everything that has brought them to where they are today. And of course, I made sure their little one was with them as they stood together in front of their guests – the family all together.

It was perfect winter weather with the sun shining as they said their vows to each other under a tree, with the harbour sparkling behind them. And the ceremony had a very relaxed, fun and inclusive vibe to it, especially with the young children running around and enjoying themselves too.  We had laughter, a few tears and lots of joy. Plus a great reading from the Wedding Singer!

A song from The Wedding Singer – I wanna grow old with you

I wanna make you smile whenever you’re sad
Carry you around when your arthritis is bad
All I wanna do is grow old with you

I’ll get your medicine when your tummy aches
Build you a fire if the furnace breaks
Oh it could be so nice, growing old with you

Young Male Sydney Marriage Celebrant - Wedding by Stephen LeeI’ll miss you
Kiss you
Give you my coat when you are cold
Need you
Feed you
Even let you hold the remote control

So let me do the dishes in our kitchen sink
Put you to bed if you’ve had too much to drink
I could be the one who grows old with you
I wanna grow old with you

Bec and Rob were married at Dunbar House in Watsons Bay, NSW.

Written by Stephen Lee
Marriage Celebrant Sydney