7 Ways to Create New Traditions After Loss: Grief Support for Families

June 14, 2016 Grief

Family traditions and rituals are sacred events. Whether family reunions, religious gatherings, the holidays or family-famous treats, they are all important. These traditions aren’t something you do every day or that...

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How to Help Families Who Are Grieving on Mother’s Day

April 21, 2016 Grief

A very dear friend of mine recently had a baby boy. He is absolutely perfect – ten fingers and ten toes, a nice blend of chubby and warm, perfect for snuggling and tickling. Mother’s Day for her this year will be a...

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Why Funeral Homes Need to Offer Pet Loss Grief Support

April 07, 2016 Grief, Pet Loss

My cat is a menace.

He routinely sprints full tilt through the house at 4 a.m. only to crash into a wall/door/cabinet in a mess of flying fur and distressed meows. He repeats this at least once a week.

He regularly...

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Meaningful Holiday Memorial Service Ideas

October 08, 2015 Grief, Aftercare

Last November, my family gathered together for a memorial service celebrating the life of my grandmother. After a long and well-fought battle against cancer, she had passed away in our local hospice house, surrounded...

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