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When our parents pass away, we have to try to deal with the loss, as well as plan the funeral and burial service. If you have siblings like I do, this time can become even more complicated, or it can be made a little easier. How do you divide the responsibilities? How to you resolve disputes? Sometimes, dealing with family after a parent has passed can be just as difficult as saying your final goodbye. For a few tips to help you and your family get through these difficult days more easily, visit my website. There, you will find a list of things that can help you get through it.

What Is A Witness Cremation And Why Might You Want To Hold One For Your Loved One?

Cremation is quickly becoming a popular alternative to traditional bodily burial. It's less expensive, friendlier to the environment, and provides you with more opportunities to creatively remember your loved one after they have passed away, such as scattering their ashes in a place that's special to them. One type of cremation service is a witness cremation, which allows you to view the moment that cremation begins. To learn more about witness cremations and why you might like to seek out this service, read on. Read More 

How To Discuss Final Wishes With A Loved One

Most people are uncomfortable discussing death, even more so when talking about their death and final wishes. Unfortunately, these are meaningful conversations that every family should have. Not knowing the final wishes of your loved one places you at a disadvantage should something happen. Not only will you bear the brunt of trying to plan their final funeral services, but you will run the risk of not doing what they wanted. Here are a few ways to open up the conversation about what to do when that time comes. Read More 

What Happens If Only One Spouse Wants To Be Cremated?

It's actually a dilemma more common than you might think. One partner wants a traditional cemetery burial with a casket, but the other party wants to be cremated. Yet, both partners want to be buried next to each other at the cemetery. Is this possible? Do you have to give up on your desire to be cremated to be with your loved one? Not necessarily. Here's what you need to know. Read More 

What Is A Direct Cremation?

If you are organizing the cremation of a relative or friend, then you can choose between traditional or direct cremation services. Sometimes, a simpler direct cremation is a better option than a traditional one. How does direct cremation work? What are its benefits? How Do Direct Cremations Work? Traditional cremations follow the same steps as regular burial funerals; however, the body is cremated rather than buried. So, the body goes to a funeral home to be prepared for its final journey after death. Read More 

Tips for Selecting a Grave Monument

If you are in the market for grave monuments but do not know where to start, you will want to continue reading. There are a few things that you are going to want to consider and when you know just what those are, you will be able to make all of the right decisions and end up with the best monument for your loved one. Here are a couple of tips that you will want to keep in mind when you are shopping for grave monuments: Read More