Archive for November 2013

No Need to Be Afraid: Ben's Story

As we prepare for this year’s Memory Walk on November 16 and National Grief Awareness Day on November 21, we will be sharing personal grief journeys, tools to better understand and cope with grief, and inspirational stories. Many thanks to Ben Yin  for sharing his story today.  Kids, especially ones that have experienced a loss…

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Comfort Food

Monet is a writer, mother, sister, daughter, baker and friend. For someone so young, she and her family have experienced more grief than most. Yet, she moves onward with grace, love and joy. Through her writing and her recipes she heals not just herself, but those around her. Like Monet, for many, recipes are passed…

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What Do You Say?: Judy's Story

As we prepare for this year’s Memory Walk on November 16 and National Grief Awareness Day on November 21, we will be sharing personal grief journeys, tools to better understand and cope with grief, and inspirational stories. Many thanks to Judy Train for sharing his story today.  One of the key themes of Kate’s Club…

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22

Just like grief, no death is the same. At Kate’s Club kids and their families have lost loved ones in every way you can imagine, including suicide. Jeff Romig has shared about his father’s suicide on this blog and we have retold Clay Hunt’s story as well. Clay Hunt’s family is part of a club…

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The Edge of Glory

When Lady Gaga’s Grandpa passed it was her first experience with death ever.  Her 2011 hit “The Edge of Glory” was written as he was about to pass away in hospice while she played the piano in her family’s New York apartment. She and her father had just returned from telling him goodbye. When sharing…

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Learning How to Grieve: Sameer's Story

As we prepare for this year’s Memory Walk on November 16 and National Grief Awareness Day on November 21, we will be sharing personal grief journeys, tools to better understand and cope with grief, and inspirational stories. Many thanks to Sameer Vyas for sharing his story today.  Walls holding back months and years of grief…

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Blue November

#BlueNovember Be An Advocate. Be a Supporter.  Be A Friend. Grief, as everyone knows, is never dealt with ease.  The death of a loved one, for anyone, can be traumatic.  For a child it can be devastating.  At Kate’s Club, our mission is to empower children and teens facing life after the death of a…

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