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What Is Unconventional Grief?

Every person deals with grief and sorrow in different ways, and there are no rules when it comes to the types of grief you may feel. It's essential to find some ways to deal with your pain and come...
By Graeme Hogle
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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Remembering The Departed At Thanksgiving

Holiday celebrations can be complicated if you have recently lost a family member or friend and are still healing. Most grieving individuals feel guilty about participating in the festivities and m...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Supporting Someone With An Addiction

Supporting a loved one when they’re struggling with addiction is never easy. It requires patience, compassion, bravery, and the ability to stand your ground. Unfortunately, this can also take a tol...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Cremation vs. Burial- How To Decide Which is Best

Cremation and burials are ancient ways of respectfully disposing of a dead body. Burial remains the most popular choice in the US, but many people have started to choose cremation as well. Both opt...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Friday, August 16, 2019

Digital Life After Death - What You Need To Know

Today, it isn't uncommon for many people to pre-plan their funeral. They also peruse various assets and make sure that the family would not have to deal with any complications after their death. In...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Thursday, July 18, 2019

How to Personalize an Obituary Notice

If you have to write an obituary and feel that summarizing a person's life in just a few short paragraphs can be an extremely challenging task, you aren’t the only one. Many people find it very dif...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Friday, June 14, 2019

Should Your Child Attend the Funeral?

It isn't uncommon for many parents to shield their children from various realities of life. This is also why many parents do not discuss anything related to death with very young children. Their ma...
By Graeme Hogle
In Our Blog
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Previous Posts

How To Write A Condolence Letter

It isn't uncommon for many people to find it challenging to express their sympathy to someone that has lost a family member. If you are unable to attend the funeral and need to write a condolence l...

4 Funeral Etiquette Tips

Funerals are extremely difficult, especially for the family of the departed. Friends and members of the family are in mourning during this period and could feel more hurt at any perceived slight. ...

Choosing an Urn

After the death of a loved one, if you have opted to have the body cremated, you have to collect the remains of the person in either an urn or temporary container. Many people choose to store the a...

5 Interesting Facts About Cremation

When it comes to funeral arrangement options, cremations are now being preferred over regular burials. While some people opt for it because the entire process is quicker, others feel that it helps ...

5 Ideas For Creating New Holiday Traditions After Death

Traditional holidays are always a period of fun, food, and enjoyment for the family and friends but not when you have lost a loved one. Yet it is natural to go through the holiday ritual to maintai...

How to Write an Obituary Notice

An obituary is an announcement of the death of a loved one and contains details such as the name, birth and death date, visitation, service, burial and memorial information. Many people find obitua...

Can I Have A Cremation and a Visitation?

It isn’t uncommon for people to believe that if they opt for a cremation, they cannot have any other formal funeral service like a visitation. However, this is a misconception. Even if a family mem...