How to Write an Obituary That Is as Honorable as It Is Memorable

Writing an obituary is a difficult process. You want what you write to be absolutely perfect for your deceased loved one, but staying strong while writing it out isn’t always the easiest task. How can you find all of the right words to say about someone so special? Will you ever be able to write an obituary that’s good enough for your deceased loved one? Do you have the strength…

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What Is the Best Way to Manage My Grief During the Holidays?

As you go through your daily life, you may not feel the loss of a loved one as much as you do during the holidays. The grief during the holidays can be the worst because you begin to think about all the memories you’ve had with your loved one. And how family gatherings will forever be changed without them there. Certain traditions may bring back grief that you thought you’d…

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What You Should and Shouldn’t Say When Talking About Death With Kids

Are you trying to find a way to talk about death with your kids? Death is one of life’s certainties, and every year in the United States there are more than 2.8 million deaths. Depending on where you are in your life, there may not be a way to avoid speaking to your kids about the loss of a loved one. Sometimes speaking to young kids about death is a hard but necessary…

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5 Alternative Sympathy Gift Ideas

We know that everyoneexperiences griefin a different way. What do you when a friend or relative is grieving because they have lost a loved one? You would traditionally send them flowers to show your sympathy. And yet, you should really consider whether the grieving person really needs yet another bunch of flowers. There are only so many flowers people want. That’s why it’s always useful to send alternative sympathy gifts….

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8 Popular Sympathy Plants and What They Mean

Losing someone is always hard. The grieving process is different for everyone but there’s one thing that always seems to help, and that’s having the support of others. One common way of showing the family of the deceased that you care and that you’re here for whatever they need is by giving them sympathy plants. However, it’s important to know the meaning behind each flower before you choose one. Keep…

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