Grief After a Miscarriage

Sarah and her husband are bubbling over with excitement. Today is the day they will see their little baby on an ultrasound for the very first time. They have been anticipating this moment for weeks and now the day is finally here. The technician squeezes the conduction gel onto Sarah’s belly and gets to work…

Financial Considerations for Those Facing a Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Image courtesy of Pexels   Sometimes we feature guest posts on our Walker Cares blog. Today’s post comes to us from author Scott Sanders. He is the creator of CancerWell.org, which provides resources and support for anyone who has been affected by any form of cancer. He is also the author of the book Put…

Modern Funerals // The Horse Drawn Carriage and Hearse

I know, the title of this post sounds like a bit of a contradiction. “modern funerals” and “horse drawn carriage” are two things that just don’t seem to go together. Of course they don’t have to, but for some families they definitely do. Selecting the appropriate funeral coach is something that some people take great…

Helping Children Cope with Loss

There are many losses that we as humans experience throughout our lifetime — but one of the most difficult to endure is the loss of a loved one. Death is part of life, but this fact is of little comfort when we come face-to-face with it ourselves. It breaks our hearts and forever changes us….

Words of Comfort // 20 Bible Verses for a Grieving Heart

  For many people, scripture provides hope and peace during a funeral or memorial – and also helps to carry us through what lies ahead. For many, it provides a bit of comfort during an unimaginably difficult time. The bible, and other writings dependent on one’s faith background, are rich with words to encourage and guide us through the journey that lies…

10 Ways to Honor a Life

Often, losing a loved one leaves people wanting to do something to remember the decreased. Customized funerals are one-way people remember and honor the life of their loved one — but what about the days, weeks or years following? What can you to continually honor your loved one and preserve their legacy? We have a…

Avoiding Emotional Overspending

Overspending can occur at various times in our lives. Whether it is while planning our wedding, purchasing a new car or home, or being caught up in the excitement of travel while you are vacationing. Most of us realize that setting a budget and sticking to it is best but there are times when emotion…