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Category Archives: Kids and Death

Remembering Baby Burton

Baby Burton died a year ago. Kateyanne Unullisi, a home funeral guide and funeral celebrant, tells the story of how his parents chose to use ceremony before and after his death, and to care for their son after he died, in their home.

Funeral for a Child

What does a funeral for a child look like? Phoebe’s birthday is today, and we remember her by showing others how to come together to support family and friends through the unimaginable.

After Daddy Died

After their daddy died, the girls were sad and he needed help communicating with them from the other side of ‘the veil.’ Chrys and Luna are superheroes who can take messages back and forth. They like to help sad children.

A Modern Home Funeral vs. a Traditional Funeral Home

Two men, one of them my husband, died at the same time in an accident. One was buried and all arrangements handled by a solid, decent, typical local funeral home. The other man was cremated in a simple cremation using greener approaches, after a family-directed funeral. This is one reason why I am passionate about a family’s choice to keep their loved one at home after a death, if that is right for them.

How to Become a Young Widow

“The story of my husband’s death is something people ask about a lot. I can’t tell it all of one blog, so we’ll take it in bits. Here, the story of how life turns course in a few hours.”