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8 Listening Do’s and Don’ts
Posted: Mar 22, 2018

When someone is grieving, it can be hard to know what to do. How to console them, how to let them know that you understand their pain, and most of all how to be there for them during daily life.

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We may be most of the way through February, but spring isn’t here yet. Here are some tips for staying healthy and safe for what remains of the winter season.

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Taking the time to celebrate life allows us to live each day as fully as possible, and encourages us to not sweat the small stuff. We have collected some tips on small ways you can celebrate life every day.

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Family is important to us. We have compiled some unique questions to ask your loved ones to get to know them better than you already do.

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Although it can be a difficult time, we have collected some tips on how to incorporate family traditions back into your family gatherings and to honor your loved ones while doing so.

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This infamous quote from Forrest Gump has made us think of the ways life is truly like a box of chocolates, and how we don’t always know what we’re going to get, and that’s perfectly okay.

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Top Five Grief Myths & Realities
Posted: Jun 29, 2017

There are many myths associated with the grieving process, and it can be frustrating for those who are grieving to hear false information during such an emotional time.

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As a fourth-generation funeral director and owner and president of Newcomer Family Service Group, Ren Newcomer has learned plenty of lessons from his father who he describes as “a world-class people person.”

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What are you doing to truly honor the meaning of Memorial Day? Before firing up the grill, shopping great deals on appliances and enjoying the day off from work, consider these ideas of simple things you can do to make a difference on Memorial Day—or any day—for the more than 23 million American veterans.

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Mother’s Day without Mom
Posted: May 11, 2017

Mother’s Day is commercialized to be a glorious time we shower the woman who brought us into this world with gifts to show our gratitude. A day to celebrate their sacrifices and unconditional love. Unfortunately, Mother’s Day can be a very painful day to get through if you have lost your mother.

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