Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

  • Common Mistakes to Avoid When Introducing Multicultural Funeral Services

    Authenticity and hard work are crucial attributes when incorporating multicultural funeral services in a funeral home. You must work diligently to personalise a farewell funeral that respects a family's culture. However, it does not mean that adding multicultural funeral services to your packages is straightforward. In fact, you can easily make mistakes that can cost you current and potential customers from different cultures and religious faiths. This article highlights the common mistakes to avoid when introducing multicultural funeral services.

  • Funeral Costs That Can Be Covered By a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan

    Pre-paid funeral arrangements are a way to take the financial burden of funeral expenses off of your family and loved ones. This article explains the different types of funeral costs which can be covered by taking out a pre-paid funeral plan. Read on to find out more. The cost of a casket The average casket can cost thousands of dollars. If you do not wish to leave your family with a large bill, why not offset it with a pre-paid funeral plan?

  • 4 Reasons to Work with Local Funeral Services

    Losing someone so close to you can be painful and hard to bear. Because of that, it can be challenging to organise a funeral by yourself. Luckily, you can work with professional funeral services to reduce the burden and responsibilities involved when organising a funeral.  Funeral directors understand how much you wish to give the deceased or loved one the best send-off. Thus, they will use their experience to make your wishes come true.

  • Security Measures to Prevent Headstone Vandalism

    Some cemeteries sprawl metropolitan areas while others are tucked away in the country. Unfortunately, headstones in cemeteries located in urban areas are exposed to vandalism, a hard crime that is difficult to track. Even when reported to authorities, most cases of headstone vandalism go unnoticed and unsolved. Therefore, people must treat headstone vandalism seriously due to its psychological impact. This article highlights tips on how to protect headstones from desecration.

  • Two Things to Consider if You’re Planning to Be Cremated

    When planning for the future, it's sensible to ensure that you clarify to your family what your preferences are regarding how your remains will be dealt with after you pass away. If you're thinking about asking for your remains to be cremated, here are some of the things you'll need to consider. Whether or not it is ok for your family to decide what to do with your ashes If you don't know much about cremations, then you may have thought that, when your remains cremated after your death and the funeral home delivers them to your family, your relatives will simply place your ashes in a decorative urn.

  • About Me

    Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

    Losing a child is the hardest thing anyone could ever go through – I know because it happened to me. Through the grief, I had to find new ways to breathe, to function and to live. Of course, I also had to plan a funeral and memorial service for my child. If you have lost a child or a baby or had a stillborn, you have probably shared many of these feelings. If this has just happened to you, you may be wondering what to do next. First, I extend my sympathy, and secondly, I offer you this blog to help you grieve and help you understand the basics of funeral planning. Take care.