With the news of the baptism of Royal Prince George, I couldn’t stop myself from thinking about the London christening of my twins.
Although my children’s baptism and party was fairly traditional, times are changing in Britain. Naming parties for starters. (More on that below!)
In Britain I went for the full works: christening ceremony in a church, vintage christening gowns, lots of godparents and a catered party at our home in London. And it was lovely. My children happily soaked up all the attention and remained dried eyed during the ceremony. Unlike me.
Here’s an unofficial guide on how to arrange a christening or naming ceremony if you move to Britain: