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“Nearly two years and one proposal later, I have no regrets about taking my wife’s name."

“Nearly two years and one proposal later, I have no regrets about taking my wife’s name."

Recently hitched couples can appreciate even more than the rest of us just how many traditions there are when it comes to organising your big day. Will the bride wear white? Will you wed in a church? Will one of you be ‘given away’? But when it comes to love and marriage, is tradition alone a good enough reason for doing any of these things?

Two married couples explain to Mamamia their reasons for taking a different approach to the traditional act of saying ‘I do’, to a new surname.

Paediatric nurse, Amber, is happily married to general practitioner, Adam, and mum to 20-month-old Felix, with baby number two on the way. Amber and her son (and future bub-to-be) share a surname, but as she explains, it is not the same as her husband’s.

“Adam and I had a very traditional wedding; I wore a beautiful white dress, I had five bridesmaids and a sit-down meal followed by a party with our family and friends. We really enjoyed the celebratory aspect of being engaged and getting married, but like many other brides, I decided to keep my own surname of Sinclair.

Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/changing-surname-after-marriage/

Everything parents need to know about anxiety in children from a clinical psychologist.

Everything parents need to know about anxiety in children from a clinical psychologist.

'What I have learned after surviving eight years of long haul travel with kids.’

'What I have learned after surviving eight years of long haul travel with kids.’