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One commonality between human civilizations throughout history is the development of customs to remember and respect deceased family, friends and community members. Spiritual and cultural beliefs dictate how people bury ...

Category: Funeral, Ceremonies

Dealing with the loss of someone close to you can come as a debilitating shock. While it can be difficult to go through this period yourself, it can be even more upsetting to watch someone you care about struggle with th ...

Category: Funeral

The baptism of a child can be a big deal for many families. If you have someone close to you who is planning a baptism in the near future, you might want to start thinking about what you’re going to get for the lit ...

Category: Baptism, Ceremonies

The New Year has arrived and with it all of the possibilities of the future. If you are currently planning your wedding, you can easily use the dawn of a new year to your advantage. With the madness of the holidays final ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Marriage

Picking a new name can be a pivotal moment in a transgender person’s life. Often, much care and deliberation leads up to the final choice, including taking some time to mentally “live with” the new name ...

Category: Universal Life Church, Ceremonies

Planning your wedding requires much attention to detail, and that includes the flowers. If you’re doing this on your own, you’ll need to choose a florist and set a budget limit. Before that, you’ll also ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Marriage

Like many traditions in Irish culture, the wake is a combination of pre-Christian customs and Christian rituals. While it sprang from original traditions of keeping watch over the dead, variations of the practice are sti ...

Category: Funeral, Ceremonies

Dating someone that you connect with can be nice, but it is not always easy to know if you have found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. There are plenty of questions that are going to come up the l ...

Category: Marriage

The death of a loved one has a way of confounding and crippling even the strongest of individuals. It is never easy to lose someone close to you, and this means that you are going to go through a lot of emotions before y ...

Category: Funeral

Marrying your partner can be an amazing way to express your love and admiration for each other. If you are ready to spend the rest of your life with someone special, then a wedding is exactly what is on the horizon for y ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Marriage