The Dos and Don’ts of Planning Services at Funeral Homes

The Dos and Don’ts of Planning Services at Funeral Homes Planning a funeral at a local funeral home can be a difficult task for families and with so many funeral directors out there, deciding on which funeral director to work with, can be equally as daunting.  It is normal to feel overwhelmed and anxious when … More The Dos and Don’ts of Planning Services at Funeral Homes

Why Location Really Matters When Choosing Funeral Homes

When you are deciding on which funeral home to work with when making funeral arrangements for your loved one, there are many different things that you should consider the ensure that you are engaging with the right funeral home for you and your family. Some initial things to consider are: Does the funeral home have … More Why Location Really Matters When Choosing Funeral Homes

What If Your Family Disagrees With Your Decision to Be Cremated?

When it comes time to decide on your final wishes and how you want your life celebration to be conducted, the choice between Cremation and Burial will most likely be one that you will need to make. There are pros and cons to each and for each of us it is a personal choice that … More What If Your Family Disagrees With Your Decision to Be Cremated?

Why We Pre-Planned Our Funeral

Deciding to pre-plan or pre-pay for your funeral can seem a little strange, but for Jean and Mike, it was something they had always thought about since retiring.  Jean and Mike were proud Grey Nomads, exploring the wide-open spaces of Australia and regularly taking off on adventures and discovering unique and spectacular places to visit across this great country of ours.  When it came to living their best life, Jean and Mike had it covered.  … More Why We Pre-Planned Our Funeral

How To Have A Meaningful Funeral During COVID-19

As the world experiences the challenges associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic, adjustments and changes to the way that we send off and celebrate our Loved Ones are necessary to assist in preventing the further spread of the virus.  Protecting our most vulnerable and ensuring the safety of our communities is such an important thing, yet … More How To Have A Meaningful Funeral During COVID-19

Be Brave

You Don’t Have To Be Strong A common piece of advice we are given when someone we love dies, is “Be Strong.” Whilst the people giving us this advice have all the best intentions in the world, the idea of being strong can have a negative impact on our grief journey. Thinking we have to … More Be Brave

What Does A Funeral Director Do And Why Do I Need One?

When someone passes away you might contemplate not speaking with a Funeral Director and doing everything yourself. What does a Funeral Director do anyway that anyone else couldn’t do themselves? It can’t be that hard. WRONG! There is a lot more than just booking a church and arriving on the day that goes into a … More What Does A Funeral Director Do And Why Do I Need One?

I Feel So Overwhelmed With Grief At Christmas, What Can I Do?

Christmas is one of the most difficult times of the year for those of us who have lost a Loved One. What is supposed to be a time of family, love, laughter and happiness, can sometimes be a reminder of those that we are missing. For some of us, our grandparents or the matriarch’s and … More I Feel So Overwhelmed With Grief At Christmas, What Can I Do?

What Makes A Family Funeral Home Different To A Big Name Funeral Company?

When you are looking at planning your funeral or the funeral of a loved one, would you pick a family owned or corporate owned Funeral Home? What’s the difference? Is there a difference? To someone who isn’t looking very hard there may not seem like there is any difference at all. For someone like myself … More What Makes A Family Funeral Home Different To A Big Name Funeral Company?