Planning a Funeral Service

3 Things To Teach Kids About A Funeral

A funeral is a somber event that may be extremely hard for those who were closest to the deceased person. Unfortunately, in a world where everyone loses people they love, funerals are going to inevitably be a part of most people's existence. If you find yourself in the position of taking your children to a funeral for a loved one, it is important to teach them that there are things to learn and appreciate about a funeral. Read More 

The Pros And Cons Of Setting Up A Crowdfunding Page For A Funeral

The sudden death of a loved one can leave their close friends and family members in a lot of pain. Not everybody is able to pre-plan their funeral, and mourners may not have the money on hand to cover even modest funeral expenses. One solution that is growing in popularity is crowdfunding to cover funeral expenses. Here are the pros and cons for setting up a crowdfunding campaign for the deceased loved one. Read More 

5 Selfish Reasons For Pre-Planning Your Own Funeral Or Cremation Service

Pre-planning your own funeral or cremation service is very helpful for your nearest and dearest loved ones. Since people are typically saddled with having to make important memorial service decisions at a time when they are in their deepest grief, you can take a huge weight off the shoulders of those who are closest to you by making those choices for yourself. While most people choose to pre-plan their burial or cremation to assist their loved ones, there are also some very selfish benefits of taking on this task. Read More 

4 Things You Should Bring When Going To A Cremation Service With A Child

Children can experience the same cathartic mourning at a cremation service as adults do. If the person who is hosting the cremation service is okay with children attending the memorial service, you then get to decide whether your child is ready to handle this ritual of death. When planning to attend the cremation service with your child, bring along these four things to ensure that the presence of you and your child is a blessing to others at the service. Read More 

Tips for Handling a Bullying Relative at a Funeral

Most people who attend funerals are there to support the mourners or pay their final respects to the deceased person whose life is being celebrated. Unfortunately, a small number of people go to funerals while thinking only of themselves. Sometimes you may find that relatives you otherwise love turn into bullies under the great pressure of a funeral. If you encounter a bully at a funeral, you may be tempted to match their rudeness with an equally emotional reaction, but it is best to step back and evaluate the best ways to respond in your unique situation. Read More