The Twin-Less Twin

A twin-less twin is someone whose twin has died. Survivors have shared heartbreaking stories of how they knew that their twin was dying as the trag ... read more

How to Feel Better About Your Planning for Your Death

If you're anything like me, you worry about the ones you love and you want to do everything possible to help them make their lives better. Preparin ... read more

Understanding What Happens When Death Occurs

What happens when you die? That is a question that many people want to know more about, while others seemingly want to know nothing at all about th ... read more

Introduction to the Community Bereavement Model for Healing

Many of our communities are experiencing violent attacks on the innocent. You've heard of them. They happen at malls, movie theaters and even schoo ... read more

The Short Cremation Story of America

Honoring the newly dead: it's part of the human experience. In every culture of the world, there is some kind of practice or ceremony that follows ... read more

Eleven Things Teens Want Their Parents to Know About Death

When I was the After Care Coordinator at a funeral home. I had the unique opportunity to talk with teens. Sometimes, I am fortunate to be taken int ... read more

Helping Teens After a School Suicide

During the fourteen years I worked in a funeral home, the staff was called to serve many families who experienced the suicide of a loved one. There ... read more

Ideas In Choosing a Unique Coffin For Your Loved Ones

Today, most people are no longer content to go through the hackneyed formula of conventional funeral services. As part of the bid to keep the depar ... read more

When Our Dog Died

I heard an unfamiliar crunching sound. Oh this isn't good! Our dog, Cookie, ate a razor, blades and all. Thankfully, she survived with no after-aff ... read more

What Would Your Love One Desire Upon Dying?

I just received this message and it literally gave me goose bumps in a great way. In this field, and this case, teaching, it is a struggle financia ... read more

The Advantages of Choosing Cremation

Cremation can be more convenient for families that require travel to pay their respects. The flexibility, low cost, ability to save land, and perso ... read more

Pre-Planning for Your Funeral Can Save Your Loved Ones Unneeded Grief

Nobody likes to dwell on their own mortality, but some forethought now can save your loved ones the unnecessary trouble of making arrangements duri ... read more

Services of Funeral Homes Explained

Laying your loved one to rest is stressful and emotionally trying. Funeral homes are here to help. The staff has the knowledge and experience neces ... read more

A Second in Time

It's funny how one second in time can change a person's life completely. Usually we think that each minute of our lives is precious, and that is tr ... read more

DNA Banking - Preserving A Legacy

Does your funeral home offer DNA Banking? A funeral home that offers DNA Banking will perform DNA collection services and offer DNA products to the ... read more