2015

Things You May Not Know About Adoption

If you want to add another member to your family and are considering adoption, there are some things you should know before making the decision to contact one of the many adoption services that are available. 1. It's Expensive and Can Take Years It can take years to find a child in the U.S., especially if you want a white baby. For this reason, many people turn to international adoptions. This isn't fast or inexpensive either. Read More 

Personalize Your Loved One’s Funeral

While planning a funeral can be a very difficult process, the goal behind doing so is to memorialize the loved one that has now passed away. Many funeral homes offer package deals allowing them to handle most of the details of the funeral. While this can be good for those who are too distraught to handle it on their own, there are some people who choose to have a more personalized funeral in their honor. Read More 

Tips For Giving A Eulogy

If you have been asked to give a eulogy at a friend or loved one's funeral, you will want to take the time to prepare something that will be fitting for the occasion. Eulogies are meant to honor the deceased, so you will need to put some effort into making your speak heartfelt and helpful to help those at the funeral understand a bit more about them. Here are some tips you can use when getting prepared to give a eulogy speech of your own. Read More 

4 Considerations To Make Before You Buy Your Wedding Dress

When it comes time to start shopping for your wedding dress, it can be both exciting and overwhelming. After all, you may begin to feel the pressure of finding the perfect wedding dress that is going to make you stand out and look great in photos. Here's four considerations you should make that will help you to find the best dress without feeling too much pressure: Picking the Right Time: Don't put off shopping for the dress too close to the wedding date. Read More 

Should Your Adoption Be Open Or Closed?

The decision to give up a child is one of the more difficult choices a person can have to make. To further complicate matters, birthparents now have a choice between closed and open adoptions. Which one is right for you? Closed adoptions Years ago, adoption was a taboo topic. Many young women were sent to homes for unwed mothers under a veil of secrecy. After the baby was born, they were encouraged to live as though they had never been pregnant. Read More