Historic cemeteries are filled with ornate carvings on gravestones. Learn all about the special meanings of some of these motifs, icons and text.
Why is the second year of grief so hard? Don't worry, it's normal! We explain why and how others can help. And you're not alone, Claire shares her grief journey.
There is a story about a horse on the dining room table that is a parable about how death is known but ignored and not talked about. You cannot make the horse disappear, but you can speak of the horse and thereby render it less powerful. Learn how in this episode.
Jeanna's mom died unexpectedly in a car accident on Mother’s Day. As she shares her grief experience, we discover we are not alone in our reactions to death.
Today we focus on comfort - how Arlington Ladies make funerals a time of comfort, honor and remembrance, and how a doctor comforted a patient at the end of life with a beer. Listen also to more songs to wake the dead!
Learn developmentally-appropriate ways to talk to children about death and some tools to help you in your conversation.
This week we talk about 10 types of funerals to consider in your end-of-life planning. Clare Luckey shares how she became a caregiver and brain cancer widow.
Is photographing a deceased loved one morbid or a way to memorialize and help with grief? You decide in this episode on post-mortem photography. In addition to our recipe of the week, Marianne shares her new favorite obituary.
Have you had the experience of deciding what a deceased person is to wear to their funeral? This show will guide you about what clothes to pick, and hopefully to give some thought to what you would like to wear.