Estate Planning: When We Leave Pets Behind

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Since 1947, when the term ‘nuclear family,’ was first popularized, house-pets have been considered a crucial part of the basic... Read more

Funeral Customs & Traditions: The Surprising History Behind Gravestones

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“Shhh,” I’d whisper to my little brother, index finger pressed tightly to my lips, “Don’t make any noise or... Read more

10 Do’s & Don’ts of Condolence Etiquette

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There are many unspoken rules of social media etiquette, some universal and others, circumstantial. Mourning online can be a difficult line... Read more

The Process Behind Cremation

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Although the process behind cremation makes it one of the most straight forward burial options available, there are some aspects you may find... Read more

Everything You Want to Know About Direct Burials

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Immediate burial, also known as direct burial or simple burial, is the interment of a body in the immediate days following death. Direct... Read more

World Funeral Customs: Buddhist Funeral Traditions

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Buddhist Funerals & Reincarnation There are no specific rituals or rites common to all Buddhists. Funeral traditions vary greatly between... Read more

Not All Funeral Homes Are Created Equal! And Neither Are Their Prices!

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Dialogues on Living & Dying Well with Rachel Zeldin Rachel Zeldin Founder of I’m Sorry to Hear.com This Thursday, June 9th at... Read more

Eco-Friendly Casket Guide

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A Guide to Eco-Friendly Caskets, Shrouds, and Urns The concept of a “green funeral” has become an intriguing option as consumers... Read more