The old saying goes that "it takes a village to raise a child." Any parent will tell you that it is definitely a case of multiple people influencing a child and helping them develop. As a result, they may look to multiple people as a caregiver and, if one of them dies, they can become very upset. Therefore, it is smart to get a laser-etched headstone to memorialize this loved one.
The unexpected death of a loved one (particularly a caregiver like a grandparent) is never an easy situation to handle. Most people will react very poorly and cry, try to deny it happened, or fall into deep despair. Losing a caregiver makes a person feel alone in the world and like they have no support group to whom they can turn.
That's why so many people start talking about their passed one regularly and remembering the good times they had together. This kind of talk can often be frank and surprising, though it is very healthy and a good choice for people who are mourning. Visiting a grave and talking to the departed person's headstone is often particularly beneficial for many people.
In fact, the history of gravestones has shown that a large number of people consider them a critical memorial to a passed person and a place where you can communicate with them. This fact is particularly true of younger children, who may need a physical place to connect with their former caregiver.
So because gravestones and headstones are such an important part of the grieving process, it is often a good idea to make them as personal to the passed person as possible. For example, you can get a laser etching of the person's face that looks exactly like a photo that your child loves. In this way, they can better remember their loved one and mourn them more successfully.
Laser etching also lets you add a personal statement or a positive message that you can direct at the child. This saying should come from something that the caregiver said to them directly. In this way, the child can be reminded of their loved one, how much they meant to them, and can mourn successfully without suffering from undue pain.
So if your child just lost a beloved caregiver and need help mourning, you should consider investing in a laser etching monument. This process is surprisingly affordable and creates a classy and detailed look for the stone that will not only make it look better but which will last for years, potentially even decades, after the initial engraving.