3 Things To Do Immediately After Your Spouse Passes Away

Relationships & Family Blog

Losing a friend or relative can be upsetting, but the loss of a spouse can be dramatic and overwhelming. Unfortunately, preparing for the loss of your spouse is not always possible, so the death can be even more troublesome. If you have recently lost your spouse and are confused by what to do after this loss, use this guide to help you through their final wishes. Contact Immediate Family Once you have some time to gather your thoughts, you will need to contact immediate family to give them the news of your spouse's death.

1 December 2016

4 Considerations To Make When Planning Your Own Funeral

Relationships & Family Blog

Are you thinking about planning ahead of time so that your funeral affairs are handled well in advance? This can be a good way to ensure that your funeral arrangements are exactly as you've had in mind. Many people choose to put off planning their own affairs because they think there will be time later in life. It's best to get this planning out of the way so that there are no surprises.

23 January 2016

Does It Have To Be White? Colors And Highlights In Wedding Dresses

Relationships & Family Blog

If you're a soon-to-be bride who's planning a wedding and would really like to add a little personality into otherwise conventional proceedings, your dress is the best place to start. You don't have to wear a white dress anymore, and colored dresses -- from solids to two-tone to patterned -- are now finding their way into the wedding chapel. Here are some options to consider for a more personalized walk down the aisle.

21 January 2016

How To Help Your Child Get Through Physical Therapy

Health & Medical Blog

If you have children, chances are excellent that you have witnessed at least one of them hurting themselves. Sometimes these injuries are minor, such as a scrape or a scratch. Sometimes they're more serious, such as a broken arm. Sometimes, they're serious enough to require physical therapy in order to heal, such as a fractured elbow or knee. If your child sustains one of the latter injuries, he or she is going to need your support in order to get through physical therapy and regain his or her full range of motion.

18 January 2016

3 Tips For Meeting Adoptive Parents

Relationships & Family Blog

As the birth parent, there is no question how difficult the adoption process is for you. However, it can also be challenging for adoptive parents. It is because of this, the first meeting with the adoptive parents can be stress-inducing for both of you. To help the meeting go easier for both you and the adoptive parents, here are some tips.  Schedule a Conference Call Before you and the adoptive parents meet face-to-face, consider holding a conference call with them.

5 January 2016