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Stories that showcase how humanist celebrants craft naming ceremonies to celebrate beginnings, adventures ahead, and belonging.
Kirsty and David chose a humanist naming ceremony, packed with personal touches, to celebrate the birth of their daughter, Jessica. Their road to parenthood wasn’t easy, especially as David’s beloved...
A personal naming ceremony to welcome a very special IVF baby into the family.
After having twin girls at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, Tanya and Steff were excited to formally introduce them to the family via their naming ceremony.
A humanist naming ceremony is an inclusive, non-religious celebration for welcoming a child into your family in a way that is personal and meaningful to you.
Many families include rituals and symbolic actions in a ceremony to give meaning, structure, and inclusivity. For example, inviting all guests to write a promise to your child can be...