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Pre-Planning Your Funeral: 3 Common Misconceptions Debunked

Friday, February 2, 2018
If you've ever planned a funeral, you know how stressful and painstaking the process can be. While grieving, it can be difficult to make important decisions like the location of the funeral and the choice of a casket or urn. To lessen the strain on families ... Continue Reading

How to Honor Your Loved One's Life With a Great Funeral

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Take the stress out of funeral planning by using these tips to create a ceremony that honors your loved one. Incorporate family traditions Did your family have annual traditions, such as vacations, Friday night meals, or favorite games? ... Continue Reading

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Funeral Planning

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Planning your own funeral may seem like a morbid process. However, this can help ensure that your family knows and understands your wishes. It can also help take some of the burden off of your family members during the emotionally-charged and stressful ... Continue Reading

Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Flower for a Funeral

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Flowers are an important part of any funeral service as they are a symbol of compassion as well as mourning. However, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for choosing the right flowers for a funeral. The flowers should be a reflection of the life ... Continue Reading

Should You Bring Your Child to a Funeral?

Friday, September 29, 2017
Many children have their first introduction to the concept of death when a loved one dies. This can be a significant and frightening experience for a child. Learn how to decide whether to take your child to the funeral and how to prepare them for the ... Continue Reading

3 Ways to Spread Joy to Friends & Family

Thursday, August 10, 2017
In today's fast-paced society, it can be easy to focus on finding a little joy for yourself, but forgetting to share it with others. Taking time to show the people you love that you care about them can brighten their day and yours. Here are three easy ... Continue Reading

3 Steps to Get End of Life Documents Organized

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
When you organize your end of life documents, you can take the strain from your loved ones during a difficult time and ensure your legacy is honored in the way you choose. Follow these 3 steps for funeral planning, passing on your wealth, and streamlining ... Continue Reading

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
After a loved one dies, it's important to plan a funeral that celebrates their life. If you have never had to plan a funeral or memorial service before, you may not know where to start. Look for these 3 elements in a funeral home to find the right venue ... Continue Reading

How to Write a Sympathy Card

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
After someone dies, a sympathy card is a nice way to remind their loved ones that you cared. Follow these 5 tips to find success when writing sympathy cards. 1. Address the card to the person you know You don't need to address the entire ... Continue Reading

How to Really Be There For a Grieving Friend

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Everyone experiences loss at some stage in life, whether it's a job, a pet, an opportunity, or a loved one. Financial, emotional and personal losses are all setbacks in life. Friends can be a wonderful source of support when processing a loss. If you ... Continue Reading