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Here for You: Grief Care Package Review & Unboxing

Best Grief Care Package

Here for You is a small, woman-owned business that curates practical and thoughtful care packages. Their unique angle is that they provide really, really practical things to send to a grieving friend or family – like, toilet paper.

It’s actually a great idea, and receiving one of these boxes (filled with paper plates and, yes, TP) is actually more exciting than it might sound. The products they include are recycled, natural, and truly top-notch, plus they have plenty of personal care items you can add-on to any care package to spruce it up even more.

Below is my review of a Here for You grief care package, along with unboxing photos. (Spoiler alert: I’m going to recommend this company wholeheartedly; they have great stuff and it’s really thoughtfully packaged.)

Hopefully this will help you decide on the perfect sympathy gift to send to someone you care about who is far away!

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10 Sympathy Gifts for Loss of a Brother

Brother Sympathy Gifts / Bereavement Gifts

Today we’re going to be sharing with you ten meaningful and beautiful sympathy gifts for loss of a brother.

To lose a brother, whether in old age or tragically young, is a terribly hard thing. For a loss like this, sometimes giving their grieving siblings a gift shows that you care more than mere words ever could.

In this article, we have sympathy gift ideas for young and old, for sisters and brothers. So no matter who you need to find that perfect gift for, we’re here to help.

Let’s look together.

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Sorry for Your Loss: 10 Alternative (and Better) Things to Say

What to say instead of "Sorry for your loss"

“I am sorry for your loss.”

Sometimes this can be such an empty refrain.

At some point in our lives, we will all have to offer our condolences to someone. And just what will you say? The same old thing? Or something a little different, with more meaning? Something that is a little more personal and authentic?

You want to say something to the grieving person that means a little more than this much-repeated phrase.

Read on and you can learn to give better support to your grieving family members or friends with 10 alternative (and better) things to say than “I’m sorry for your loss.”

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How to Help a Grieving Friend

Thoughtful tips and helpful ideas

Today we’re going to be discussing grief, specifically how to help a grieving friend.

Maybe you know someone who is in mourning over the loss of a loved one. Maybe you really want to help your grieving friend, but are at a loss of words, or feel that there’s nothing you could really do to ease their pain.

In this article, we’re going to be sharing some helpful tips, as well as 10 specific ways that you can help your bereaved friend, no matter where they are in their grief journey.

Let’s get started.

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Happy Birthday in Heaven: Remembering Your Loved One

A special birthday is coming up, or perhaps it is today. But your loved one is no longer here with you.

How do you wish someone happy birthday in heaven?

Below, we have several ways to wish your loved one happy birthday in heaven. We’ll also think about birthday wishes from heaven, on your birthday. And we’ll close it out with some ideas for how to celebrate your loved one’s memorial birthday.

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What to Say When Someone Dies (And What NOT to Say)

What to Say When Someone Dies

What do you say when someone dies? It’s an age-old question. No matter how much time passes – or how many people you know that have lost a loved one – it never seems to get any easier to know what to say.

If you need help figuring out the best way to

  • Talk to a grieving friend or family member
  • Avoid saying something stupid and hurtful
  • Offer condolences
  • Write a sympathy card or note
  • Have a few helpful phrases ready
  • Handle unfamiliar situations like when a child or parent dies

… you’ve come to the right place.

Below, we have tips for what to say, and what NOT to say, when someone you knew – or perhaps didn’t know all that well – dies.

It’s never any easy topic, but keep in mind these tried-and-true tips and you have the confidence to say just the right thing at just the right time.

Let’s take a look.

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Condolence Images & Sympathy Quotes to Share

Beautiful Condolence Images and Quotes Featured Image

Welcome to our collection of beautiful condolence images, quotes, and memes.

Browse these condolence images to share with a grieving friend. Find help and inspiration and when you don’t know what to write in a condolence message. Or simply scroll through and read these encouraging quotes as you mourn your loved one.

We hope these quotes and images provide a measure of comfort in this difficult time.

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Unable to Attend Funeral Letter (Free Examples)

Can't Attend Funeral Letter - Examples & Tips

If you are unable to attend a funeral, it’s appropriate to let the family know by sending a letter.

This “unable to attend funeral” letter should include condolences and a simple apology for not being able to make it to the service.

Here’s what to write in your letter (or sympathy card), plus some free examples you can use.

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101 Condolence Messages to Express Your Love & Support

101 Condolence Messages, Tips, Examples, and Images

What’s the best way to express your condolences and sympathy?

When someone you know has lost a loved one, it can be hard to find the right words for a condolence message.

The person to whom you are sending your sympathy is grieving, perhaps even in a state of shock. And if you knew the decedent, you’re mourning too! So while it’s important to get the message right, it’s also not always easy to do so.

We’re here to make it easy for you. Here are 101 messages of condolence you can copy, use, and alter as you see fit.

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