Here are some ideas to consider as you find ways to remember and honor the person who died.

 We will always remember.

We will always remember.

• Create a 100% free forever online memorial, yes free forever. This is a place where you can share memories and stories, light a virtual candle, upload photos, videos, send condolences, write tributes, sign a guest book and link all your loved ones together. Then invite children and other friends/family to share memories, post pictures, music, etc Be sure to post a link here in the comment section so we view it with you.

• When you get together in person, light a real candle in memory. Invite children and other friends/family to share memories.

• Write a card or letter to the person who died.

• Write memories on strips of paper and use them to create a paper chain.

• Hang a special decoration in memory of the person, such as a wreath or stocking. If a stocking is used, family members can place cards or pieces of paper with memories inside.

• Buy a gift the person would have liked and donate it to a charity.

• Gift wrap a box and make an opening in the top for family and friends to share written memories. At a special time the box can be unwrapped and the memories shared.

• Set a special memorial place at the table during a holiday meal.

• Create a memorabilia table or corner where you can place photos, stuffed animals, toys, cards, foods, and any other kinds of mementos.

• Share one of the person’s favorite foods or meals. Food can be a great spark for sharing memories.

We'd love to hear how you find ways to keep memories alive and honor your person who died. Please comment below.