How To Prepare Your Love Ones For An Inheritance

Dealing with the loss of a parent is already a confusing and an emotional time. Real life isn’t like the movies as when you die you take all your worries with you and your kids easily receive your inheritance. There are fees, taxes and much more your child will have to deal and sort through. Help make the process easy for them by preparing your finances and talking to your children. Schedule a...
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Dealing with the Unexpected Holiday Grief

The holiday season may not be so jolly for most. At any time, grief can sneak up and magnify your emotions. The realization of your loved one not being there for another part of your life is difficult; it sucks. The question of “should you hide your grief or let it out” is one that needs to be answered. How you choose to grieve during the holidays is up to you. It is healthy to speak about the...
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Grief in the Silver Screen

What grief looks and feels like varies from person to person. One way to understand grief from different perspectives is by watching movies. Movies always mirror real life, some better than others. There are movies about preparing for the death of a loved ones, the journey on the final days of a loved one, or the journey after the death of a loved one. Have some tissues ready because here is a...
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Advance Funeral Planning

The thought of walking into a funeral home is terrifying. Most of the time you only set foot in a funeral home after someone you know has passed. The days following a death of a loved one are chaotic. There is a lot of planning that needs to be done for the funeral. Money must be gathered and decisions need to be made within a few days. Often these decisions are driven by grief and guilt rather...
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Funeral Services Etiquette

Do you ever have questions about the do’s and don’ts of a funeral service? Well each religion and culture have different customs. Here are the most common ones that will help you feel more at ease when attending a funeral. Isn’t a funeral and a memorial service the same thing? A funeral service has the body of the deceased present. While a memorial does not have the body present. Sometimes a...
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When a Friend Loses a Loved One: What to Say and What Not to Say

When someone goes through a loss, it can be very difficult to know the right thing to say. You know you can’t end their pain, and you can’t quite understand what exactly they are going through. You may have endured a similar or even the same loss, but no two people experience pain or loss in the exact same way. One thing that everyone needs when they are going through a difficulty like this is...
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