What To Do When A Family Member Isn't Welcome At A Funeral

While having a death in the family often brings loved ones closer together, there are some family situations that are a little bit more complex. In some cases, there may be a family member who is not welcome at the funeral. This can be a delicate situation to deal with in the midst of your grief, but there are a few things you can do to ensure the mental wellbeing of everyone in attendance.

Thinking Of Life Insurance? It's Time To Plan Your Burial

If you have started looking at life insurance, even though you don't think that you are likely to die in the near future, you also want to consider where you want to be buried. It's important to make sure that you are ready for the unexpected event if it happens, and that you know what you want to be done with your body. Here are some of the things that you should consider looking into and getting if you want to buried, and if you know you want to be cremated.

You Don't Know Anyone Who Has Died — But Here's Why You Should Buy A Funeral Suit Now

Not everyone owns a suit, which means that some people go suit shopping following the passing of someone they know so that they'll have something to wear to the funeral. This plan can work, but there are also some reasons that you shouldn't take this approach if you don't currently own a suit. Even if no one has passed away, it's worthwhile to plan to buy a suit that you can wear to the funeral as soon as you're able.

Things To Consider When Choosing A Home Burial

Burying a body on your property may be the best option if you live in a rural area. Your own property can be more intimate and also more economical. However, there are steps you should take to make the home burial happen. There are also reasons why you may choose not to have a home burial after all, in which case it would be better to opt for professional burial services.

How To Plan A Memorial Service After A Lost Pregnancy

A miscarriage or stillbirth, especially when late in the pregnancy, can be one of the most heart-wrenching things you ever experience. It's important that you take time to grieve this loss. Even though your child never walked on this earth, you have still experienced the loss of a child, and the profound amount of sadness you're experiencing is completely normal and to be expected. One way that many parents choose to grieve is by holding a memorial service -- similar to a funeral.