Tips For Remembering A Loved One Around The Holidays

12/08/2020

Losing a loved one isn’t easy and it can be hard and when the holidays come around you may be trying to find a way to deal with the loss of the holidays and celebrate without feeling guilty. There are ways you can celebrate the holidays while still remembering your loved one so you can feel like they are apart of the celebration and with you at all times. Here are a few things to keep in mind when trying to make it through the holidays after losing a loved one and having services at funeral homes in Cartersville, GA.

Decorate The Headstone 

You should consider decorating your loved one’s headstone for the holidays as a way to include them in your celebration with your family. You can use flowers or any other holiday decorations that can be used to make it prettier. You can even add decorations that reflect the holiday or the theme of your chosen design. You can also decorate the headstone with other holiday things such as trees, fake snow, and lights. This is a good way to keep your loved one’s memory alive and help feel like they are with you. 

Family Gatherings 

Celebrating with your family can be hard when it feels like someone is missing. This can make it sad for others when you think about your loved one who has passed away. You can invite family members and friends over to have a holiday celebration and remembering your loved one. This can be an easy way to keep your family close and spend time thinking about the deceased in a positive way. You can take turns sharing memories and even photos, stories, jokes, and other memories about the deceased. Your family will be able to think about the happy times and enjoy the holidays without guilt. 

Tree Ornaments 

A lot of people like to decorate trees for the holidays and if you are trying to find a way to remember your deceased loved one you can try dedicating your tree to them. You can make the tree be in honor of your deceased loved one or you can pick just one ornament that belonged to them and add it to the tree. You can also buy or make a special ornament if you choose. You can even find ways to use different types of decorations that belonged to your loved one so the entire tree is made in memory of your loved one.  

If you are planning to celebrate the holidays and you are missing your loved one, you may be trying to find a way to add them to your plans and keep their memory alive. You have a lot of ways to do this and you will need to think about each one to find the best option for you and your family. If you need help planning a funeral service at funeral homes in Cartersville, GA be sure to reach out to Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services. We are happy to help you