Advice for Getting Your Affairs in Order

Imagine you’re getting ready for bed one night and you smile as you take a deep breath, thinking about the wonderful rest you can’t wait to get. You brush your teeth, kiss your loved ones goodnight, and settle into your soft fluffy sheets. Suddenly you’re awake in a hospital room and a whole day has gone by that you don’t remember. If this seems scary, that’s because it is. Imagine,…

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Tips for Coping with the Death of a Child

No parent should ever have to bury their child. It’s an immeasurable loss that doesn’t have immediate relief. When life ends suddenly and early, it can be emotionally crippling. Coping with the death of a child shouldn’t come easy, but there are some tips to make the pain less dreadful. After the initial mourning period, use these tips to start your emotional recovery. Family and Friends Your family and friends…

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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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