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3 Basic Rules of Funeral Etiquette

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3 Basic Rules of Funeral Etiquette

Fortunately, for most of us, funeral etiquette isn’t something that we think of or have to practice very often. However, when we are faced with the death of a loved one, it’s important to understand the proper way to act and how to conduct oneself at a funeral or memorial service. If you follow a few basic rules for behavior and etiquette at a funeral, you will not only feel like you are more a part of the service and the celebration of your loved one’s life, but you’ll also help others close to the departed find peace, as well....

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4 Things No One Tells You About Scattering a Loved One’s Ashes

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4 Things No One Tells You About Scattering a Loved One’s Ashes

When you choose to honor a departed loved one’s cremation wishes and scatter their ashes, you may have some idea of what to expect during the ash scattering ceremony. Whether you are scattering your spouse’s ashes in solitude or you’re with family and friends scattering another loved one’s ashes, you may expect to someone to say a few words and for the ashes to be scattered evenly and taken away by the wind. There are a few things that you might not be prepared for, though, and that no one ever seems to remember to tell you when you’re getting...

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How to Help a Grieving Friend or Family Member

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How to Help a Grieving Friend or Family Member

You can always count on a true friend to be there for you when you need them. But what happens when a friend needs you to be there for them during a difficult time? You might feel scared, awkward and unsure of what to do when a friend has lost someone who is close to them, especially if you’ve never personally dealt with death before. Saying the wrong thing can cause your friend pain, so here’s a few tips and guidelines to remember when helping your friend navigate their grief. You aren’t there to fix it. Don’t think that your...

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Caring for Your Cremation Jewelry

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Caring for Your Cremation Jewelry

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips. Once you have purchased your cremation jewelry and have completed the remembrance process by adding ashes or desired ingredients, you might be wondering how to keep your jewelry clean and just as beautiful as it was on the day you received it. This guide will help you keep your jewelry looking great, allowing you to wear it every day. Keep in mind that some of our pieces will require special instructions. If you have any questions before cleaning your jewelry, please ask. Cleaning Your Jewelry Most of our pieces are made from stainless steel, which is...

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Help a Child Understand Death

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Help a Child Understand Death

How to Explain Death to a Child and Help Them Heal. Children are exposed to loss more frequently than ever before. Through technology and daily television, children are no strangers to devastation and death. But this doesn’t mean that they understand it or know how to process it when it happens to someone close to them. If you are unsure how to handle death in regards to children, this short guide should help you navigate your way through this trying time. Telling the Child After a loved one has passed, the child should be informed immediately. You don’t want them...

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