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Fall is officially here! What are you looking forward to most about the coming months?
09/22/2022

Fall is officially here! What are you looking forward to most about the coming months?

Timeline photos
09/22/2022

Timeline photos

Just me
09/21/2022

Just me

Just Saying
09/21/2022

Just Saying

September is Baby Safety Month! Whether you’re a parent, a grandparent, or a caregiver, there’s a lot to keep in mind wh...
09/21/2022
Baby Safety Basics for Parents and Caregivers

September is Baby Safety Month! Whether you’re a parent, a grandparent, or a caregiver, there’s a lot to keep in mind when trying to keep your little one safe. Check out this article to learn about ways to keep your baby from dangerous situations!

Keep your baby safe through their first birthday and beyond with these tips, tricks, and pieces of advice.

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09/19/2022

#MondayMotivation

When you lose a loved one, you are thrown into shock, disbelief, and pain. This video featuring grief counselor and auth...
09/16/2022
What is the Hierarchy of Needs After Losing a Loved One? - Funeral Basics

When you lose a loved one, you are thrown into shock, disbelief, and pain. This video featuring grief counselor and author Dr. Alan Wolfelt shares the specific needs that you have when grieving a loss…and how a healing and meaningful funeral experience can help meet those immediate needs and set you on the path for healing and transformation. To learn more, go to

Dr. Wolfelt has spent decades studying across cultures and age groups to discover the universal purposes that funerals serve. He has concluded that the funeral serves six functions, and that...

09/15/2022

Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers, plant your own garden. #MondayMotivation🥀🌷🌺

Did you know that there are many different eras and types of classical music? This article discusses the timeline and di...
09/14/2022
A Complete Guide To Classical Music Eras

Did you know that there are many different eras and types of classical music? This article discusses the timeline and differences of classical music eras, including medieval, baroque, and romantic. Click the link to learn more!

The European classical music tradition stretches all the way back from the Middle Ages - and as early as 500AD - up to the 20th and 21st Centuries. A number

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09/12/2022

#MondayMotivation

This day was meant to destroy us. Instead, it made us stronger. Remember 9/11. Remember those we lost. Remember the spir...
09/11/2022

This day was meant to destroy us. Instead, it made us stronger. Remember 9/11. Remember those we lost. Remember the spirit we found.

Every death situation occurs in a different manner, and sometimes, flying with cremated remains is needed or necessary. ...
09/09/2022
What You Need to Know About Flying with Cremated Remains - Funeral Basics

Every death situation occurs in a different manner, and sometimes, flying with cremated remains is needed or necessary. Because the experience will already be emotionally difficult, the last thing you need is drama at the airport. To help, here are a few quick tips to make getting through airport security simpler and smoother.

Are you flying with a loved one's cremated remains in the near future? Click the link to learn helpful information to make the process easier for you.

09/09/2022
Did you know that some groups are more susceptible to suicide than others? September is National Suicide Prevention Mont...
09/07/2022
Suicide Prevention Month

Did you know that some groups are more susceptible to suicide than others? September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and awareness is an important part of prevention. To learn about the risk factors of some groups and for more information about suicide awareness and prevention, click the link below. bit.ly/SuicidePreventionMonth2022

While suicide is often associated with feelings of loneliness and isolation, it is a shared and far-reaching public health problem. As the tenth leading cause of death in the United States in 2019, suicide affects all ages and types of people. But thanks to an increase in awareness and resources, pr...

Happy Labor Day! Hope your day is full of good friends and fun times!
09/05/2022

Happy Labor Day! Hope your day is full of good friends and fun times!

Losing a loved one to suicide is one of the most heart-wrenching and confusing events you can go through. Sometimes, it'...
09/02/2022
10 Books to Help You Through Suicide Loss - Funeral Basics

Losing a loved one to suicide is one of the most heart-wrenching and confusing events you can go through. Sometimes, it's helpful to learn from the experiences of others who have been through something similar. If you are processing the death of a loved one by suicide, one of these 10 books may be just what you need to begin to heal and understand. bit.ly/BooksToHelpThroughSuicideLoss

You don't have to make the journey alone. If you are grieving a suicide death, check out these 10 books to help you down the path to healing.

It’s fun to try new recipes, but sometimes the oldies are the best! Check out these 45 time-tested classics in your home...
08/31/2022
45 Old-School Recipes That Deserve a Comeback

It’s fun to try new recipes, but sometimes the oldies are the best! Check out these 45 time-tested classics in your home and see which ones rise to the top! bit.ly/45RetroRecipes

You can't beat these time-tested classics!

#MondayMotivation
08/29/2022

#MondayMotivation

Are you struggling to wrap your mind around a loved one's Alzheimer's diagnosis? Perhaps you already knew something was ...
08/26/2022
Grief & Self-Care After a Loved One’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis - Funeral Basics

Are you struggling to wrap your mind around a loved one's Alzheimer's diagnosis? Perhaps you already knew something was not quite right, but now, you know, and it's out there. After this type of news, it's normal to experience feelings of grief, but even as you work through your emotions, make sure you take care of yourself. Click the link for words of encouragement for the journey ahead. bit.ly/GriefAndSelfCare

An Alzheimer's diagnosis means that life is going to change. Read this article to learn the importance of grieving and caring for yourself.

Does your dog get stressed out or anxious when thunderstorms hit or your family goes through a change? If they do, you s...
08/24/2022
5 Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Anxiety

Does your dog get stressed out or anxious when thunderstorms hit or your family goes through a change? If they do, you should check out these 5 ways you can help your pet unwind and ease their anxious feelings. bit.ly/EaseYourDogsAnxiety

You'll want to read this before the next thunderstorm hits.

#MondayMotivation
08/22/2022

#MondayMotivation

Not sure what’s proper etiquette for a funeral? Take a moment to review this infographic for helpful tips on how to act ...
08/19/2022
Funeral Etiquette Infographic - Funeral Basics

Not sure what’s proper etiquette for a funeral? Take a moment to review this infographic for helpful tips on how to act appropriately and respectfully at any funeral you may attend.
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This infographic shares basic funeral etiquette guidelines for attending a funeral and supporting a friend after a loss.

It’s Baby Boomer Recognition Day, so click the link to check out well-known Boomers from all 50 states!  bit.ly/Notewort...
08/17/2022
Noteworthy Baby Boomers From Each State

It’s Baby Boomer Recognition Day, so click the link to check out well-known Boomers from all 50 states! bit.ly/NoteworthyBabyBoomers

Every state has noteworthy or famous baby boomers they're proud to claim. Watch this slideshow to find out who's from your state.

#MondayMotivation
08/15/2022

#MondayMotivation

Funeral rituals have been around for ages -- we even see evidence of careful funeral rituals in the earliest humans. In ...
08/12/2022
Why Do We Have Funerals? - Funeral Basics

Funeral rituals have been around for ages -- we even see evidence of careful funeral rituals in the earliest humans. In this video, Dr. Alan Wolfelt shares why we have had funerals since the beginning of time…and how funerals can be an important aspect of our healing journey. Watch the video now at bit.ly/WhyHaveFunerals

Dr. Wolfelt explains why we have had funerals since the beginning of time and the role that the funeral plays in a grieving person's healing journey. Dr. Wolfelt shares the 6 needs that a meaningful funeral can help to meet for a family.

Music has changed a lot over the last 100 years. Popular artists, bands, genres, styles, and even the way we listen to m...
08/10/2022
Music History including Genres Styles, Bands And Artists over 90 years

Music has changed a lot over the last 100 years. Popular artists, bands, genres, styles, and even the way we listen to music has changed throughout the decades. What songs and albums were your favorites as a kid, and which ones do you still listen to today? Here is a list of the most popular songs and artists over the last 100 years. See which songs you recognize! bit.ly/MusicHistoryincludingGenres

Music History from the 1920s to today, Hits from each decade, including Jazz, Blues, Dance, Broadway, Ragtime, Swing, Country, Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, Rhythm & Blues and much more

#MondayMotivation
08/08/2022

#MondayMotivation

If you've never planned a funeral, all the terms can feel foreign and unfamiliar. Check out this easy-to-read article th...
08/05/2022
What's the Difference Between a Funeral and Memorial Service? - Funeral Basics

If you've never planned a funeral, all the terms can feel foreign and unfamiliar. Check out this easy-to-read article that not only shares the main difference between a funeral and a memorial service but also discusses what service options are available! cutt.ly/DifferenceBetweenFuneralAndMemorialService

Do you understand the difference between a funeral and a memorial service? Check out this article for a quick and easy explanation!

Changes in routine are always hard on the kids. As you get back into the school routine, check out this advice from two ...
08/03/2022
Helping Kids Back Into the School Routine - Child Mind Institute

Changes in routine are always hard on the kids. As you get back into the school routine, check out this advice from two experts on how to smooth out the process for the entire family! bit.ly/HelpingKidsBackIntoSchool

With praise, understanding, and some structure you can smooth out back-to-school jitters and get kids in a back to school routine.

#MondayMotivation
08/01/2022

#MondayMotivation

You’ve probably heard about “advance funeral planning” or “preplanning,” but what does that actually mean? To learn more...
07/29/2022
What is Advance Funeral Planning? - Funeral Basics

You’ve probably heard about “advance funeral planning” or “preplanning,” but what does that actually mean? To learn more about what advance planning is and why it’s so valuable to both you and your loved ones, click the link today! bit.ly/AdvanceFuneralPlanning

Not sure what advance funeral planning actually is and how it benefits you? Check out this article for the answers you need!

This week, NASA was established in 1958. Click the link for a look into the history behind the creation of the National ...
07/27/2022
NASA created

This week, NASA was established in 1958. Click the link for a look into the history behind the creation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration! bit.ly/NASACreatedHISTORY

The U.S. Congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a civilian agency responsible for coordinating

#MondayMotivation
07/25/2022

#MondayMotivation

If you have recently received a terminal diagnosis, you may feel shell-shocked, like the entire situation is unreal. In ...
07/22/2022
Processing & Accepting Your Terminal Diagnosis - Funeral Basics

If you have recently received a terminal diagnosis, you may feel shell-shocked, like the entire situation is unreal. In a few days, the initial shock will fade, and at that time, you must begin the process of accepting the reality of your diagnosis. To help you along the way, this informative article discusses suggestions for working through what’s happened and how you can live your days to the fullest. bit.ly/ProcessingYourTerminalDiagnosis

Receiving a terminal diagnosis is staggering. This article shares a few suggestions for coming to grips with your diagnosis.

July and August are the hottest months of the year here in the United States, which is why it’s so important to stay coo...
07/20/2022
Top 11 Tips to Keep You Cool During a Heat Wave

July and August are the hottest months of the year here in the United States, which is why it’s so important to stay cool. Click the link and check out 11 tips for preparing for extreme heat and protecting your family. bit.ly/ExtremeHeatProtection

Are you ready for a heat wave? Read below and then let us know above if you are prepared for extreme heat. Be Cool. Be Safe. How

#MondayMotivation
07/18/2022

#MondayMotivation

Have you ever wondered why we have visitations as part of the funeral experience? Some families have come back to us and...
07/15/2022
Why Have a Visitation? - Funeral Basics

Have you ever wondered why we have visitations as part of the funeral experience? Some families have come back to us and said, "I didn't really understand before, but I do now!" In this video, Dr. Alan Wolfelt shares how the visitation can be one of the most meaningful parts of the funeral for loved ones. Watch the video now at bit.ly/WhyHaveAVisitation.

Having a visitation or viewing prior to the funeral ceremony can be of great value to a bereaved family. In this video, Dr. Wolfelt shows the history of visitations and...

The world is full of trials and heartaches, but what if we all spent a little more time spreading joy? Check out these 2...
07/13/2022
25 Beautiful Ways to Make Someone Happy

The world is full of trials and heartaches, but what if we all spent a little more time spreading joy? Check out these 25 ways to make someone happy and start making a positive difference in your life and in the lives of others! bit.ly/WaysToMakeSomeoneHappy

Happiness is a beautiful thing. It makes kids laugh with glee, it leads loved ones to give warm hugs, urges partners to plant gentle kisses, and it makes everyone smile. Don't you want to share

#MondayMotivation
07/11/2022

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Until you’re faced with the need to ship cremated remains, you may not have ever thought about this particular service. ...
07/08/2022
5 Tips When Shipping Cremated Remains - Funeral Basics

Until you’re faced with the need to ship cremated remains, you may not have ever thought about this particular service. But the United States Post Office does allow the shipping of cremated remains – both human and animal. If you find yourself considering this option, click the link to learn 5 tips to making the process as simple and easy as possible. bit.ly/ShippingCrematedRemains

Did you know that shipping cremated remains (both human or animal) is possible? Check out this article for 5 key tips to keeping it a simple process.

With Chocolate Day right around the corner, now seems like a good time to learn how chocolate is made. Click the link to...
07/06/2022
Chocolate Making Origins and History

With Chocolate Day right around the corner, now seems like a good time to learn how chocolate is made. Click the link to learn all about the complicated process that brings us so many delicious desserts every year! bit.ly/ChocolateHowIsItMade

This is how chocolate is made, including every step of the chocolate making process. This goes from the cacao bean to finished chocolate bars.

Happy Fourth of July! Hope your day is full of friends, fun, and fireworks!
07/04/2022

Happy Fourth of July! Hope your day is full of friends, fun, and fireworks!

This 4th of July, let’s take a few moments to remember Thomas Jefferson, a man who worked to shape our nation in its for...
07/01/2022
Remembering Our Founding Fathers: Thomas Jefferson - Funeral Basics

This 4th of July, let’s take a few moments to remember Thomas Jefferson, a man who worked to shape our nation in its formative years. From the foundation of his hard work and diligence, we were able to become a great nation. Happy 4th of July! http://bit.ly/ThomasJefferson2

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson (Photo: Statue of Jefferson at Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.)...

If you’re going on vacation to some sunny places this summer, then you should check out these five photography tips for ...
06/29/2022
Five Tips for Taking Amazing Beach and Summer Vacation Photos in Bright Sun

If you’re going on vacation to some sunny places this summer, then you should check out these five photography tips for taking great photos even in the bright sun. Click the link to learn more! bit.ly/TipsForTakingAmazingBeachPhotos

Want to take your summer vacation and beach photos to the next level? Here are some of my favorite ways for dealing with bright, full sun while you are photographing your summer adventures!

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06/27/2022

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If you’ve never walked alongside a loved one through hospice care, everything can feel a bit overwhelming. That’s why re...
06/24/2022
The Ins and Outs of Hospice Respite Care - Funeral Basics

If you’ve never walked alongside a loved one through hospice care, everything can feel a bit overwhelming. That’s why respite care exists – to provide family caregivers with a break when needed. But what is respite care, how do you request it, and why is it important? Click the link for answers to these questions and more! bit.ly/HospiceRespiteCare

Do you know how hospice respite care works? Check out this articles to learn the ins and outs of respite care.

Looking for a few more ideas to round out an incredible summer? Check out this list of fun summer bucket list ideas and ...
06/22/2022
50 Fun Summer Bucket List Ideas for 2022 (updated) - Travel Eat Blog

Looking for a few more ideas to round out an incredible summer? Check out this list of fun summer bucket list ideas and make the most of the longer days! bit.ly/FunSummerBucketList

Welcome, summer! Are you ready for your most adventurous, fun summer, no matter the circumstances? Here are summer bucket list ideas to accomplish this year!

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