An Increasingly Popular Ceremony for Children.

   A Baby Welcoming, or Baby Naming ceremony, is a beautiful event to introduce your family and close friends to the joyous new addition to your family.  

   A variety of cultural traditions can be re-imagined to provide for a memorable occasion in which your baby is welcomed into a loving and supportive family and community. Contact Jennifer to discuss this beautiful ceremony for you child, family, and community.

Element Ideas.

   Jennifer can customize your ceremony with a number of unique elements, including but not limited to:

  • Honoring of the Parents and Grandparents.
  • Explanation of the Name.
  • Celebration of the Ancestral Roots.
  • Assigning of Guideparents.
  • Promises and Vows of the Parents and/or Guideparents.
  • Gifting.
  • Readings, Poems, and Wishes.
  • Family, Sibling, and Community Participation.
  • Presentation and Welcoming of the Child.
  • Sharing of Food and Drink.