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While cemeteries can be sweet places of reflection and remembering, they deserve a certain level of respect. People go to cemeteries to mourn and honor their loved ones. Consequently, it is important to understand cemetery etiquette. What is the proper cemetery etiquette? Utilize the following guide to...

There are numerous ways to commemorate your loved one. Memorial services, monuments, and headstones all serve to honor an individual’s resting place. Headstones, in particular, mark your loved one’s grave and ensure they will not be forgotten. There are several headstone types to choose from, so...

The hardest thing a parent can go through is the loss of a child. The journey through miscarriage is a difficult one to make, and moms and dads everywhere grieve for the loss of those children. While there is no way to fully ease the...

Losing a loved one is never easy. No matter how long a family member or friend has been gone, they leave behind a void in the hearts of those close to them. Typically, we remember those we have lost with a memorial service. However, it...

Pets become family. Anyone who has adopted a puppy as a child, fed a stray cat that became a permanent friend, or sheltered a loving animal in their home knows this to be true. Along the way, our pets become a vital piece in the...

Modern headstones often display images alongside the epitaph. Likenesses of the deceased can even appear as detailed as a photograph. Headstone artwork can express sentiment just as clearly as words. Use images or symbols that reflect your loved one’s impact in this world. Highlight his...

One of the more popular cemetery memorials is the double headstone design. Companion headstones are appropriate for couples, families, or other types of close relationships. However, many people have questions regarding headstone designs for couples. Whose names should you put on a memorial? What do you...

Throughout mankind's history, we have marked the graves of our loved ones. We know this because a large number of these markers still stand thousands of years after they were placed. Whether it is a pile of stones, a simple wooden cross, or a towering...

By designing your headstone in advance, you can specify the details so that your family knows it looks the way you like. Also, by letting your family know how you'd like your headstone design to look, things will be less stressful during a difficult emotional...

Whether it's a simple wooden cross or an elaborate pyramid, people have memorialized their loved ones throughout history. We have an innate need to mark the passing of those that have gone before us. Because there is a lot of emotion involved when you select...