Special Angels: Lessons They Don't Teach In School

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Special Angels: Lessons They Don't Teach In School

As the manager of a home for physically and intellectually challenged children, I have a variety of jobs. One special job is organising a funeral when one of our angels passes on. My goal is to make the occasion joyous and comforting for the families of the children. Our carers also develop strong bonds with these children, and the service is a release of emotion for them as well. Over the years, I have worked with many excellent funeral directors and developed a range of options that make each service unique and memorable. In recent times, friends have started to ask me for advice when they find themselves in the difficult situation of organising a funeral. I have created this blog as I realise that textbooks and school lessons really don't prepare you for this important task. I wish you well.

4 Considerations When Planning a Funeral for Someone From a Different Culture

Whether you need to arrange a funeral for a spouse who grew up in a different country or for a friend who had a cultural background different from yours, it can be hard to know what steps to take. In most cases, you will have talked this through with your loved one before they departed, but you may find yourself planning a funeral without any clear idea of their wishes.  Read More 

4 Reasons to Consider a Cardboard Coffin For Your Loved One

Cardboard might not seem like the most appropriate choice when it comes to coffins. After all, most people are used to seeing coffins made from solid timber. In contrast, cardboard is often associated with practicality. However, cardboard coffins offer several compelling advantages that can make them the ideal way to honour a deceased loved one. Here are just four reasons why you should consider a cardboard coffin.  1. Durable You might not think of cardboard as a particularly durable material, and this may hold you back from considering a cardboard coffin. Read More