Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

  • Key Points to Consider about Granite Etching for Headstones

    Choosing a headstone and deciding on the etching are part of funeral planning. You will be asked what material you want to be used for the headstone as well as what type of etching options you want. One of the most common choices is granite stone. If you have never had granite etching, specifically for memorial headstones, there are a few things you should know. Colour of Granite One of the first things to keep in mind is related to the colour of granite you are using.

  • 3 Tips for Planning a Funeral Which Incorporates Multiple Faiths

    If you need to plan a funeral for someone who had no strong faith, but whose family members and loved ones come from many different faiths, you may feel that you face a dilemma. While some family members may be upset if you have a non-religious funeral, others may be upset if you hold a funeral which celebrates one faith but not another. Below is a guide which will help you to plan a funeral which honours the deceased while also meeting the wishes of those left behind.

  • 4 Things to Let Your Funeral Director Know Straight Away

    When somebody dies and you find yourself in charge of planning their funeral, there's a lot to do and remember. Thankfully, that's why funeral directors exist: they'll make sure you don't forget anything important and oversee the running of the funeral so it all goes smoothly. You'll need to give the director some information so they can understand the type of funeral you're planning. It's difficult to get all of this across in the first day or so of grieving, so prioritise and determine what's most important.

  • Alternatives to Flowers for Remembering Someone Who Has Passed Away

    Flowers have long been the traditional way to show your remembrance of someone who has passed away and send condolences to their family, and buying a floral display for the funeral is still a respectable way to do so in many cultures. While flowers are usually a welcome gift, there are some situations where you might want an alternative. Perhaps the deceased person made it known while they were alive that they didn't want people to send flowers, or their family may have decided they would prefer not to have them.

  • What To Do For A Memorable Funeral Service

    If you have lost a loved one, giving them a memorable send-off is the least you can do. You can turn the sombre mood into a celebration of the deceased's life, such that you appreciate what they have achieved over the years. You can customise the deceased's funeral by finding out the services that the funeral director or funeral home can offer you. Here are some of the modern trends that can help you hold a memorable funeral for your loved one:

  • 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.