Sympathy Gift Suggestions for Kids

Sympathy Gifts

Children dealing with the loss of a family member, friend, or pet may find it difficult to articulate their feelings to adults. To them, death may be an incomprehensible concept. They may not be able to grasp the permanence of this kind of loss prior to attaining some level of maturity. This makes words of … Read More

Tear Bottles: A Truly Memorable Sympathy Gift

Sympathy Gifts

Tear bottles, also known as “tear catchers” or “lachrymatory bottles,” are blown glass bottles usually decorated with colorful enamel, pattern or gilding. These bottles were created to hold the tears of someone as they mourned. Tear bottles are symbols of sympathy, grief or deep emotional resonance, depending on the intention of the giver. The Fascinating … Read More

Music Memory Boxes: How Music Helps a Grieving Soul

Sympathy Gifts

Losing someone we love is truly a devastating experience. A grieving soul needs comfort and memories. Of the two, memories can be the more fleeting. As new memories come into our brain, the old ones get pushed back. Not to mention head injuries or dementia, which take away memories too soon. Losing our ability to … Read More