What to Write in a Sympathy Card [Messages of Hope]

When those close to us are going through difficult times, it is natural to want to help in some way. Watching a loved one experience loss or extreme sadness can be heartbreaking and we want to ease their pain. But, how do we know what will help them the most? How do we decide what…

Funeral & Sympathy Thank You Cards [How To & Examples]

Expressing Yourself in a Funeral Thank You Card After losing a loved one, you may have been showered with notes, cards, gifts, and acts of service. Because of the nature of the situation, most people do not expect to receive a thank you note for sympathy gifts. However, after some time has passed, you may…

52 Best Pet Loss Sympathy Gifts [Pet Sympathy Gift Ideas]

Saying good-bye to a pet is a difficult and painful experience. When a family member or friend loses someone they love, it is not uncommon for those close to them to give sympathy cards and gifts to show support. We don’t always expect the same response when we lose our non-human family members, but sympathy…

5 Do’s To Show You Care

Grief has power. But so does love. Even more so. –Unknown In 2013, after a seven-year battle with colon cancer, Amy lost her husband, the father to her three beautiful girls, and her best friend. Rich was the man who knew how to make everyone laugh, who made everything seem light and fun, and who…

31 Appropriate Sympathy Gift Ideas

What is an Appropriate Sympathy Gift? When a loved one experiences a tragedy or loss, we often wish we could do something to ease their pain. Unfortunately, choosing appropriate sympathy gifts to help them through the grieving process can be challenging, especially because each person deals with grief and sadness in their own way. The…

Best Sympathy Gifts

If you know someone going through a difficult time, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s likely that at least someone in your life—whether they’re good friends, family, your next-door neighbor, or a stranger you passed while at the grocery store—is going through some sort of struggle.  It’s common to feel helpless while watching people you…

Sympathy Gifts for Men [For Any Occasion]

Shopping for men isn’t always easy, especially when you’re shopping for sympathy gifts. To help you out, below is a list of 12 sympathy gifts for men and even a few unique get well gifts. In addition to the gift ideas, we’ve also elaborated on the following topics to help you pick the right gift…

Sympathy Gift Baskets

Sympathy is one of the most challenging aspects of life. There is no book on what or how you act on it. We all can agree that it is highly emotional and everybody handles sympathy and grieving differently. We can also agree that we like to help in any way possible to support our friends,…

3 Inspiring Ways to Show Sympathy

“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder, American writer We’ve all overcome pain and struggles. Some take life’s lemons better than others. And sometimes a friend or family member…