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Keep Your Family History Alive With These 2 Ideas

Have you ever looked at pictures taken from an important event and for the life of you, you couldn’t recall all of the names of the people in the photo, or the year that it was taken? This is why it is so important that you label all pictures and events with names and dates. Even label pictures that you …

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Making Memories That Will Last Forever

Remember the days you spent helping Mom in the kitchen, or those long, lazy, perfect days spent fishing with Dad?  When a loved one leaves us, we are left with many powerful memories that we made together. Making memories gives our loved ones something to hold on to after we’re gone. 6 Ideas for Making Memories That Last Tell your …

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Send a Creative Sympathy Message

Showing your sympathy is one of the hardest things to do. You just never know what kind of gestures will bring appreciation, and which ones will bring tears and hurt. Other than physically being there for them, you can also consider giving them a creative sympathy message. It doesn’t have to be confined to some nice words on a card, …

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Creating Family Memories and Building Traditions

In the age of social media, you likely feel connected to your friends and family more than ever before. Daily Facebook updates, Instagram pictures of every meal, smartphone footage of every family gathering posted to YouTube, and so much more. And it’s true: these are all family memories floating by on your timeline. Yet you likely feel something fleeting about …

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5 Ways to Leave a Legacy with Your Kids

When we talk about how to leave a legacy, it’s often only a financial conversation. But leaving a legacy is about more than just money, it’s about the memories and lessons that you leave with your loved ones. Here are five ways to leave a memorable and meaningful legacy with your kids. 5 Ways to Leave a Legacy of Memories …

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5 Mother’s Day Traditions You Should Start this Year

Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate your mom in a special way. Here are five special Mother’s Day traditions you can start this year to show your mom how much you care. 5 Mother’s Day Traditions to Start This Year 1. Breakfast In Bed It’s a classic for a reason. Maker her favorite breakfast dish and serve it …

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5 Life Lessons We Learn from Mom

Moms are often our first teachers. From how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to how to manage your first heartbreak, there are countless life lessons a mother teaches her child. Here are just a few. Life Lessons Learned from Mom 1. Take good care of yourself (and say yes to the chocolate). While chocolate can’t solve all …

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7 Celebration of Life Ideas

One of the most powerful, comforting ways you can say goodbye to someone you love is to make the funeral, burial, or reception a celebration of life. Planning a celebration of life is a personal project. There are a wide variety of ways to do it, and you want to find something that feels right to you. Here are a …

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7 Grief Rituals That Get Us Through a Loss

Grief is universal. It’s unavoidable. It’s difficult. In today’s fast paced world we often look at the grief that comes with losing a loved one as something to “get through.”  But many cultures around the world turn to grief rituals to help honor the passing of a loved one. Grief rituals all have one thing in common: they help you …

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6 Bucket List Items to Do with Your Adult Children

In the blink of an eye your babies are out of diapers and heading down their own life path. Suddenly, the long sleepless nights, the football and ballet practices, and the high school graduations are behind you and the tiny people you’ve raised are out on their own.  Though these quiet moments are the ones you’ve been waiting for, you …