Funeral Etiquette: Gestures to Help Sympathize with the Grieving

Aside from it being a difficult and sad time for families and friends left behind by someone’s departure from this earthly world, it can also be an uncomfortable time for people who wish to pay their respects to the deceased. Most people, although they understand and sympathize with the sorrow felt at this period, don’t know what […]

Sending Sympathy Cards

A great way to show respect to the deceased and share sorrow with his or her grieving family and friends is by sending a sympathy card. Although it may seem like a generic gesture, families and friends will definitely appreciate the heartfelt thought. Here are ways to go about sending them out: A pre-printed sympathy […]

Royal Couple Meet Worker for Bereavement Charity

A support worker for a British bereavement association called Child Bereavement UK, Christina Sudlow, was privileged enough to have met the royal couple, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they paid an official visit to the charity’s head quarters. As it turns out, Prince William has been a patron of the charity and their work since […]

7 Tips to Help You Through Grief

After the passing of a loved one, it is normal to feel a helpless and overwhelmed with grief. As common as it is to experience a great amount of sorrow, it is also an undeniable fact that it may be extremely difficult to handle and overcome. If you are unfortunate enough to be undergoing a troubling time like this, […]

Ideas on How Families Can Handle Grief During the Holidays

Holidays are a difficult time for families who have lost a member. During a time that should be spent joyously with each others company is now a painful reminder of how things will never be quite the same with someone missing. The holidays may stir up memories of happier times when they were all complete. […]

Signs of Complicated Grief in Bereaved Parents

Death can be an extremely difficult time for anybody left behind. However, the death of a child can pose an extremely overwhelming sense of grief and loss for a parent. While it is understandably one of the most difficult losses anybody can ever go through, it’s important to be able to identify when grieving has […]