Aging has many of us looking to the past and focusing on loss. This book was written help families have the time to grieve without having to deal with the death twice.
Have you or someone you know had to live through the death of a close family member? That is one of the most difficult things to go through. What can make it even more challenging is having to go through the process of dealing with all the material things they left behind. It's almost like having to grieve for the loss of that person all over again.
Would you like to save your family from having to go through that pain? Then this book, Clean Your House Before You Go, is for you! This book is a guide to dealing with all the things that are left behind, including the family treasures, so that your kids won't have to once you are gone.
Here are just some of the topics covered:
Dealing with the antiques
Sorting and Packing
Permission to let go
Help for non-techies
This book will provide you with the tools and methods for reducing your family’s stress in doing the most challenging job of all once you are gone. It sets out the steps you can take now and in the future that will not only help your family but give you peace of mind.
One of the most difficult aspects of having to deal with what is left behind is the concern about what you would have wanted. What would you feel or think about this or that being disposed of? This book walks you through the different options and the process of letting your loved ones know what your wishes are. Unlike a Will, this book deals with the material everyday items used and kept during your life. It also allows you to do the one thing you can't after you're gone. Give the family permission to handle all your worldly possessions in a manner that may have been too difficult to do without receiving it.
This book also gives them permission to just get rid of it! Something they are loath to do unless they know you'd be okay with them doing so.
This book is a revision of the original book titled A Guide to Dealing with Family Treasures so you kid won't have to.