What do we tell the kids? Helping children cope with grief

What do we tell the kids? Helping children cope with grief

Just as many adults struggle with grief, so too do children. However the way they experience grief can be quite different. For many children the concept of death may be unclear, so the feelings of grief they experience will likely be foreign. Some may assume that the...
Funeral FAQ: What do I need to do when someone dies?

Funeral FAQ: What do I need to do when someone dies?

Death will touch all of us at some point in our lives. It may come when a family member dies or a close friend passes. But despite this inevitability, death is something we rarely discuss and its consequences are often not fully understood. Having an understanding of...
Funeral FAQ: What is embalming?

Funeral FAQ: What is embalming?

Put simply, embalming is similar to a surgical process and achieves three things: sanitisation, preservation and presentation of the body. This is achieved by treating all parts of the body with various chemicals. The process uses the vascular system of the body as...