This photo was taken during a home funeral workshop. The woman acting as the

Blogs and Posts

  1. +What is a Death Midwife?  | What are Soul Midwives?  |
  2. +Defining the Role of the Death Midwife
  3. +Code of Ethics for Home Funeral Guides
  4. + Find the home funeral laws for your area (US & Canada)
  5. +Go-To Book for Home Funeral legalities in the US
  6. +No Grey Suits (pdf file)
  7. +Elements of a home funeral
  8. +Top Five Regrets of The Dying
  9. +Slide Presentation on Home Funeral & Green Burial
  10. +Creating Sweet Memories
  11. +Seven Ponds: Planning a Home Funeral
  12. +Can Families Have Their Own Cremations?
  13. +Help with home funerals: when it crosses the line
  14. +Dirty secrets of funeral home industry
  15. +Mix & Match Funeral Services
  16. +Home Funerals, the expanded version
  17. +Home Funeral photos


Print Articles

  1. +DIY Death: Natural, At-Home Funerals And Their Boomer Appeal (Boston Common Health)
  2. +A Good Death: How Boomers Will Change the World a Final Time (Time Magazine)
  3. +When Somebody Dies … A Final Gift (Mail Tribune)
  4. +Changing the conversation about death (Courier-Mail, Australia)
  5. +Think Outside the Box (US Catholic Magazine)
  6. +The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral (Smithsonian Magazine)
  7. +A family undertaking: Caring for our dead (The Christian Century)
  8. +The $575 Farewell (The Ledger)
  9. +Simple Funerals in the Home Make a Comeback (USA Today)
  10. +Rich But Thrifty Interment (The Santa Fe New Mexican)
  11. +Planning a Funeral for $800 or less (MSN Money)
  12. +Personal Touches Reflect Personalities (Union Tribute)
  13. +Natural Burials, Home Funerals Gaining Popularity (Traverse City Record-Eagle)
  14. +Movement to Bring Grief Back Home (The Washington Post)
  15. +More Families Bringing Funerals Home (NBC News)
  16. +Home Funerals Offer Different Way of Saying Goodbye (Austin-American Statesman)
  17. +Home Burials offer an Intimate Alternative (New York Times)
  18. +Green Burials Offer Eco-friendly Alternative (Oakland Post – online)
  19. +For in-home funerals, a 21st-century revival (Star Tribune)
  20. +Even in Death Boomers Do It Their Way (
  21. +Death: A Family Ritual (Michigan Citizen)
  22. +Crying and Digging (LA Times)
  23. +Alternatives for Families (PNW Local news)
  24. +A Serious Undertaking (Newsweek)
  25. +A Full Measure of Devotion (Obit Magazine)
  26. +A Different Way to Deal With Death (Calgary Herald)
  27. +Doulas for Families of the Dying (New York Times)

Home Sweet Home FuneralVideos

  1. +News Video about Do It Yourself Funerals
  2. +Home Sweet Home Funeral [6 min]