Archive for October 2011

Cate Edwards: Honoring Her Mom's Legacy

For those who are dealing with the death of a loved one, they will tell you that even small things can send memories of the person rushing back. But it can be the big milestone moments that make their absence the most difficult. At just 29 years old, Cate Edwards has dealt with the her…

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Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Love Has Died

During a recent visit to Atlanta, Dr. Alan Wolfelt of the Center for Loss and Life Transitions presented “Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Love Has Died,” for the community, and “Dimensions of Grief” for professional caregivers. Cynthia Daniel, the program director for Kate’s Club, attended the event and gives us her take. Dr.…

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Grief Facilitation Tips

Loss of a parent at any age is emotionally the same. People have varying levels of awareness and depth of relationship with the deceased depending on age – for example a six year old will have a different understanding of the finality of death and a shorter time period available to know the deceased loved…

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KC Fall Festival brings families together

The “money” swirled around Sam Halpern so fast that he could only come up with a handful of cash. But getting rich in the cash grab booth wasn’t why the 11-year-old had his mom, Betsy, bring him out to Mason Mill Park in Decatur for Kate’s Club Fall Festival. “Just being able to come here…

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Toward a greater understanding

Coming soon and periodically appearing on this blog, we will explore grief traditions from around the world. These will be provided by Cynthia Daniel who recently joined Kate’s Club as Program Director. Daniel brings more than a decade’s worth of hands-on experience dealing with childhood bereavement. She is also a renowned speaker and presenter on…

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