Grief

  • Grieving the Loss of a Child on Father’s Day

    Grieving the death of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences in life. When the loved one is your child, the loss is often even more intensely felt. If you’ve lost a child, Father’s Day and the days leading up to the holiday can be especially tough. Here at Krause Funeral Home,…

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  • The Physical Effects of Grief

    When a loved one dies, the resulting grief may affect the entire body. At Krause Funeral Home, we know how difficult it can be to go about your everyday habits after you’ve experienced a significant loss, especially when you’re feeling the physical effects of grief. These may be particularly troubling if you can’t identify grief…

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  • How to Support Grieving Mothers on Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day can be a stressful time for mothers who are in the midst of grieving their beloved child. A grieving mother may not wish to celebrate the holiday at all. Our team at Krause Funeral Home recognizes how hard it can be to know how to support grieving mothers at this time of year.…

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  • 5 Benefits of a Therapy Dog

    When you experience the loss of a loved one, the corresponding grief can be life-changing and debilitating. There are some practical measures that have proven to help individuals manage intense feelings of sadness and depression. One of these is spending time with a therapy dog, whose company can help you cope as you move through…

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  • 5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health

    At Krause Funeral Home, we know it’s not always easy to prioritize your own self-care or mental health, especially if you are a parent or someone in a caretaking position. We support our neighbors in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin in managing their mental health, especially during difficult times like grieving a loved one. If…

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  • 4 Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Depression

    It goes by different names—seasonal depression, the winter blues, seasonal affective disorder (SAD)—but the root cause remains the same. The shorter days and colder temps that strike in the winter months can make some people feel lackluster, sad, and even depressed. Seasonal depression may lead you to sleep too much or even gain weight. At…

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  • Celebrating Valentine’s After Losing Your Partner

    Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Milwaukeeans who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock to the system. Our dedicated staff…

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  • 4 Unexpected Side Effects of Grief

    Our dedicated staff at Krause Funeral Home knows how arduous the grief journey can be.  Grief is a full-body experience that affects everyone uniquely, depending on their personal history, living environment, genetic makeup, and a host of other factors. Keeping this in mind may help our neighbors here in Milwaukee not lose heart when their…

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  • Winter Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

    At Krause Funeral Home, we know the winter months in Milwaukee can get pretty bleak. With less sunlight and colder temps, many Milwaukeeans find themselves staring down the winter blues the minute fall moves into winter. To help our neighbors keep their spirits up this time of year, here are a few winter activities to…

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  • Grieving a Loss When a Relationship Was Complicated

    Grieving a loss is never easy, but it can be especially difficult when your relationship with the person who died was complicated. Perhaps you’re experiencing a variety of emotions that leave you feeling concerned, angry, and confused. Your grief might even mirror the qualities of the real-life relationship. For example, if you felt unsettled about…

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