Funeral Service And Wake Etiquette

Relationships & Family Blog

Finding out that someone you care about has died can be very upsetting. If it's someone you were close with, you'll probably want to attend the funeral service. This gives you a chance to pay your respect, give your regards to family and friends, and spend time discussing your favorite memories. While attending a funeral can be difficult and even stressful, you will have other people there to support you as you deal with the emotions that you're feeling.

2 April 2020

Talk to Your Loved One About Dealing With Their Possessions Before Their Death

Relationships & Family Blog

If you have a loved one who health is beginning to decline, it's important to take some time to talk about his or her post-death wishes. Planning the funeral in advance ensures that the service honors your loved one in the right way, but this important discussion shouldn't end with the details of the service. It's also critical to talk to your family member so you have a clear idea of how to proceed with his or her valued possessions.

24 February 2017

Health Information You Should Disclose To Potential Adoptive Parents

Relationships & Family Articles

Putting a child up for adoption is never easy, and one of the more difficult aspects of this process is divulging health information about yourself and your child to prospective parents. Despite the potential drawbacks (e.g. possibly negatively impacting your child's chances of being adopted), it is important adoptive parents know what health challenges a child may have in the future so they—and the child—can prepare themselves. Here's the type of health information you should tell parents.

11 April 2016