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Three Facts That Show Why Cremation Is So Popular

Relationships & Family Blog

With growing populations and shrinking land availability, cremation may very well become the main type of funeral arrangement in the US at some point in the future. If you're of the opinion that cremation sounds less attractive to in-ground burial, here are three facts that will help you understand why so many people are choosing cremation today. 1. More and more people have to travel long distances to funerals If you opt for embalming and burial, you have about a week (ten days at the outside) to get everything arranged, recall all the important relatives from various corners of the globe, and find a time when the funeral home has a room free for a viewing and a time when your ceremonial presider of choice can be present for the funeral service itself.

27 September 2016

Has Your Teen's Anxiety Become A Disorder?

Relationships & Family Blog

Although anxiety is usually considered part of the teenage experience, there is a point at which it can become something more serious. When that happens, it is important that parents intervene and take action. If you believe that your teenager might have an anxiety disorder, this is what you need to know.  When Does Anxiety Become a Disorder? Anxiety is normal of people of all ages, but during the teen years, it can sometimes prove to be overwhelming.

15 September 2016

4 Special Items You Can Have Cremated with Your Loved One

Relationships & Family Blog

When a loved one has passed, cremation is a common process that will burn the remains and convert them to ashes. During this process, the body of your loved one is typically placed in a special container to help with stability. Along with the body, you have the option of adding other items to this container. By choosing a variety of special items, you have the ability to mix the ashes of their body with other things that are special to the person.

1 September 2016

Is Open Or Closed Adoption Right For You?

Relationships & Family Blog

Choosing to place your baby for adoption can be a difficult choice, and the options you have available can help you to feel better about the decision you've made. As you begin to research different adoption agencies, you will want to decide if you want an open or closed adoption. Use this guide to help you find the option that is right for you and your child. Open Adoption If you want to be a part of your child's life even if you aren't acting as the parent, an open adoption might be the right option for you.

1 September 2016