Use These Methods Of Providing Comfort To Someone Who Is In Grief

While many people remain stoic while attending a funeral, others will display varying degrees of grief. Although you have no obligation to do so, it's a nice gesture to try to comfort visitors to the funeral home who are struggling with their grief. It's important to display some tact in doing so — telling the person to stop crying or that things are all right will come off as insensitive, even if that's not your intention. Read More 

How To Handle The Funeral Of An Estranged Loved One

Sometimes it's essential to set boundaries and kick some people out of your life. It's actually a very healthy thing to do in some extreme situations. Moving on from people who mistreat you may be the best thing for your mental health. Unfortunately, the unexpected often happens at the most inopportune moments. If a loved one passed away during a time period when you were estranged from them, your grief can be quickly complicated by the challenge of figuring out how to handle their funeral. Read More 

3 Things You Can Do To Make The Funeral A Healing Process

Experiencing the death of a loved one can be very tragic. Many people find themselves dealing with inexplicable grief. For many, the funeral can be a healing process and they say goodbye to their loved one through a ceremony. Here are some things that you can do to ensure that the funeral is a therapeutic process for all involved. 1. Focus On The Good Things In The Deceased's Life Although you will feel a great deal of sadness about the deceased's life, try to make the funeral a celebration of the good things that they did. Read More 

What Should I Do With My Loved One’s Cremated Ashes?

If you have opted for cremation of a loved one's remains, you'll also need to decide what to do with the remains once you receive them from the cremation facility. Here are four wonderful ideas for giving your loved one a final resting place.  Try an Urn Urns are a more traditional use for cremated ashes, and they can be an easy option for storing the remains in a visible place in your home. Read More 

What To Do When You Notice A Misbehaving Child At A Funeral

Nearly everyone has noticed a badly behaved child when out in public. It's usually easy to grin and bear it. Simply looking the other way is usually the best option since you may not know the complexities behind a child's behavior. However, if you notice that a misbehaving child is causing chaos at a funeral, you may be driven to take action. Here's what you should do if you notice a badly behaved child during a funeral service. Read More