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Just keep (winter) swimming name

Just keep (winter) swimming

Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021

Just keep (winter) swimming 

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A reflection on 2021 (so far) name

A reflection on 2021 (so far)

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021

  A reflection on 2021 (so far) This month, I thought I’d do something a bit different for my Kenzie's Gift blog - a bit of a reflection on the year so far. Kenzie's Gift is my life's passion. I do have other jobs which I enjoy and are a necessity in a...

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The Unthinkables - an online community for bereaved Kiwi parents name

The Unthinkables - an online community for bereaved Kiwi parents

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Unthinkables - an online community for bereaved Kiwi parents

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#DearGrief 2020 photo exhibition - thank you name

#DearGrief 2020 photo exhibition - thank you

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020

#DearGrief 2020 photo exhibition - thank you

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A letter to Kenzie on your 18th birthday name

A letter to Kenzie on your 18th birthday

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

  My dearest Kenzie, You would be turning 18 today if you were still with us, but you will forever be my blond, blue-eyed 3-year-old poppet.

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What grief taught me about resilience. name

What grief taught me about resilience.

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020

In this blog post, Kenzie's  Gift founder, Nic Russell shares her insights on what grief taught her about resilience. 

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My Ted Talk Experience

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    On the second weekend of August 2020, I travelled to Invercargill to give my first ever TEDx talk. It was not my first time speaking publicly. I’ve been asked over the years since Kenzie and I were diagnosed with cancer to speak at numerous events. Each...

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How to support loved ones through grief when you can’t be with them name

How to support loved ones through grief when you can’t be with them

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

One of the most important things COVID 19 showed us has been the impact of grief, especially when we’re not able to be with loved ones who’ve experienced a bereavement. This includes not being able to provide help in their time of crisis, support them through the funeral, and...

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Coronavirus - Coping with Anxiety

Posted on Saturday, April 4, 2020

It’s been an unsettling couple of weeks for all of us as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and we hope you and your family are staying healthy and united.  We are all learning to adjust to a new way of life in our ‘bubble’ under lockdown, unable to see...

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