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Helping Children with Grief and Loss

Helping children through grief can be challenging—especially if you’re in the process of grieving yourself. Since coping with a loss looks different for adults and children, there are a few important things to keep in mind. If you know a child who is coping with a loss, take the following steps to help the child […]

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How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About Your Final Wishes

End of life can be a tough subject to tackle. You may want to share your final wishes with your family, but you aren’t sure how to bring up the topic or make your wishes clear. Here are some helpful tips on how to approach the subject and communicate your desires with your friends and […]

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Three Helpful Tips for Funeral Planning

While making final preparations for yourself isn’t necessarily a pleasant experience, it’s a necessary one. Funeral preplanning makes things much easier on those left behind, freeing them from some of the difficult choices that need to be made and allowing them to properly grieve. Here are three helpful funeral planning tips to help you make […]

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Five Things to Do with Cremated Ashes

More and more Americans are choosing cremation instead of traditional graveside burials. Cost is one driving factor behind the shift in attitude toward cremation, as traditional funeral costs continue to climb. If your loved one has chosen to be cremated, here are five creative options for honoring their cremated ashes. Interment in a cremation niche […]

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How to Properly Pre-Plan Your Funeral

No one likes thinking about their mortality. Nevertheless, it’s usually a good idea to plan your funeral in advance. This will allow your loved ones to properly grieve without having to stress out about funeral arrangements. A lot goes into planning a funeral, and it’s especially hard when you don’t know the deceased’s exact wishes. […]

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