Blog and In the News

  • How Rituals Can Help with Grief on Valentine’s Day

    Every year around this time, we hear the following from families we talked to here in the Bronx: Special days – particularly a day focused on love and romance like Valentine’s Day – often trigger big emotions. It’s the constant reminders at every store and on every commercial break. The thoughts of what once was …
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  • Why Gratitude is Important for the New Year

    The new year is approaching, and we know many of our neighbors in Bronx are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. This is the time for not only a refresh, but it’s a chance to consciously do something different in the coming year. Our New Year’s resolution here at Woodlawn Cemetery? Focus on gratitude. We …
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  • Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

    As the well-known song lyric goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year . . .” But when a loved one has died; the merriment and festivity of the holidays often serve as painful reminders of all that is lost. Many on our staff here at the Woodlawn Cemetery can relate, as we too …
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