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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.

5 Things You May Not Know About Cremation

When a loved one dies, especially if they are young and it was unexpected, family members may find themselves at a loss as to what to do. Most of the time, young adults haven't yet made a will or had a conversation about their final wishes. Here's a look at five things you may not know about cremation and burial. 1. Cremation Is Less Expensive Than A Burial The typical cost of cremating a body is about one-half to one-third of the cost of a full burial. Read More 

Options For Pre- And Post-Cremation Service

If you know with absolute certainty that a loved one wanted to be cremated, at least that much of your funeral planning for him/her is resolved. Yet, if you did not have an in-depth discussion with the deceased on this particular topic, you may be faced with a lot more decisions that you previously thought. All of the following decisions have to be made in conjunction with cremation services. View the Body or Not View the Body  Read More 

3 Reasons Custom Plaques Are An Excellent Choice For Your Loved One’s Gravesite

Losing a loved one is a hard fact of life. When they are gone, you will want to ensure their final resting place is properly marked with a memorial marker to commemorate their life. You can always go with a traditional headstone, but custom grave plaques are also an option you should consider. These plaques are smaller in size and can be used as a standalone piece or integrated into a regular stone. Read More 

Tips for Organizing a Funeral for a Cremated Motorcycle Club Member

If you're a motorcycle club member and a fellow member has passed away and been cremated, you may have specific rules for how to proceed with the funeral. This is often the case for a well-established club, but may not always be the case for a casual club. In the latter situation, you'll be freer to decide how you want to honor the person's life during the funeral service. There are many ways that you can pay tribute to your fellow member's life and respect his or her passion for riding. Read More 

Cremation Jewelry: Pros And Cons

Many people are choosing to have their loved ones' remains converted into jewelry. This isn't just one of those trends that comes and goes. Many see it as a great way of commemorating a loved one and keeping them close even after death. The jewelry is usually made from a small amount of the loved one's cremated remains. Sometimes, something else may be added such as a lock of hair, flowers from the funeral, a piece of cloth etc. Read More