Honouring the Deceased & Comforting the Grieving in Different Faiths
In the ever-expanding cultural landscape of modern Australia chances are that you will one day be affected by the loss of someone who has a vastly different background to yourself. No one wants to be culturally insensitive, especially in times of turmoil. While your intentions might be good, remember that people can be extra sensitive and lost when they are grieving, and it's a good idea to make yourself aware of the customs, beliefs and appropriate responses that some different cultures hold about death and funeral behaviours.
Three Things You Should Know Before You Hire a Funeral Director
The death of a loved one often requires you to hire the skills of a professional so that the final wishes of your loved one are respected and that the funeral goes without a hitch. That is why it is important to exercise good judgment when hiring a funeral director. This article discusses three things you need to know before you hire a funeral director. Alternative Ways to Dispose of the Body
Five Formal Ways To Recognise Grief Of A Stillborn
Giving birth to a stillborn can be a heartbreaking experience, but saying goodbye in a formal way can help with the grieving process. Here are five ideas you may want to consider: 1. Holding Your Baby Many people find it essential to hold their stillborns. Even though their child has been born stillborn, they feel a need to hold and kiss their child. This gives grieving parents the chance to say hello and goodbye in an intimate moment.