Why Cremation Jewelry is a Good Idea

The popularity of cremation jewelry has been growing because of the beautiful alternative it offers to traditional methods for cremated remains preservation. A decorative urn has long been the sole option but many people are now opting for cremation jewelry because of its emotional significance and symbolism. Read the rest of this entry »

There is No One Perfect Memorial

Losing a loved one, be they a person or beloved pet, is a part of life that no one ever gets used to. However, it is something a person must deal with at some point in life and a great way to process the grief and remember your loved one is through memorials. These can be as simple as an online page celebrating your loved ones accomplishments and character, or actual physical memorials such as decorative urns. Read the rest of this entry »

Preparation – The Key both in life and After Life

It is a given that no one likes the idea of preparing for death. As they say, however, the only certainties in life are taxes and death. You will need to do certain things in order to prepare for your inevitable demise. While you might not know where it is you are going after you expire, you can be rest assured you know where your loved ones and friends will be. Read the rest of this entry »

Dealing with the Emotional Implications of Planning a Funeral

The death of a loved one can be connected to confusion and uncertainty that accompany the grief. In such instances, it’s going to be exceptionally difficult to make rational decisions about funeral planning. Read the rest of this entry »

Create a Unique Memorial for Your Loved One

A funeral is a final ceremony that a person is given as they cross over to the other side. While these events can become very formal, you can do several things to give the services an extra special touch. Read the rest of this entry »

Pet Memorials for Children

Losing an animal can be hard enough for adults. However, children often find that losing an animal they have known their entire life is one of the most difficult experiences they’ll have. That is why it is important that the memorial for your beloved pet is respectful, while giving your child a way to grieve appropriately. Read the rest of this entry »

Create a Memorial Quilt

There are so many ways to memorialize a person after they have passed on. One great way is to create a memorial quilt that uses bits and pieces of their personal items. The memorial quilt can tell a story too, so you can tell the story of their life through patchwork squares. This is a great way to get the entire family and friends to be involved in the process. It is hard work, but once done you will have a large quilt that will take you down memory lane. Read the rest of this entry »

A Guide to Conducting a Pet Funeral

Some people may consider pet funerals inappropriate but for anyone that has had a dog or a cat, the pet has become an important part of the family. The pet funeral will make a lot of sense because it will provide some kind of closure. Read the rest of this entry »

The Inevitable End

Behind the activity of everyday life is the sad fact that at some point, no matter who we are, each of us must move on. Death is an inevitable part of life we must face. Facing death is an uncomfortable reality, but it is important for us to do so with dignity. It needs to be dealt with on a personal level, and even more importantly we must consider the welfare of those we are leaving behind before we depart this world. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Coping with Pet Loss

A pet is usually considered a member of the family and the loss of a cat or a dog can be incredibly traumatic. You will need a lot of time to recover from it and to continue with your life.

Grief is a normal part of the process but there are several essentials that you will need to do in order to begin healing. Read the rest of this entry »