aCremation Blog

Talking to Parents About Death: My Father’s Day Story

June 22nd, 2018

Father’s Day was a special one for me. My dad lives in Colorado so Father’s Day usually involves mailing a gift (he doesn’t do online) and making a phone call with my kids singing “Happy Father’s Day” in the background. And, although my husband probably got short-changed this year by having to share the day, …

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Customizing Memorials: Ideas for Unique Services

May 31st, 2018

In my last blog, I discussed customizing memorials and funerals as well as how to choose a location and make the service more personal. Today, I’d like to look at some ways to help make that special time for loved ones even more memorable. Memory tables or stations A memory table is one of the …

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Custom Funerals and Memorials

May 7th, 2018

There is a big trend towards hosting your own custom funeral or memorial. The biggest benefit is getting to create a service that perfectly reflects the life and uniqueness of your loved one. Often when traditional funeral homes plan a service, they tend to follow a traditional funeral program with hymns, scriptures, and words from …

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Celebrating National Social Work Month

March 20th, 2018

March is National Professional Social Work Month! And March 20 is World Social Work Day. The team at aCremation thanks the social workers across the great State of Texas for the amazing contributions they make to the families we serve. For more information about this important month, visit socialworkmonth.org. In so many hospital, hospice, and …

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Placing Cremated Remains in a Cemetery

February 26th, 2018

Even with all the options available today for memorialization, many people still want to bury the cremated remains of their loved in a cemetery. Sometimes this is because there is a family cemetery where generations have been laid to rest. Other times it’s because a spouse or other close family members has already passed and …

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