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You never quite know what life is going to throw at you. As we take a moment to reflect on the 16-year anniversary of True Colours, the world is dealing with a global pandemic that no one could have predicted.  It has changed the way we go about our daily lives for the ...
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When the world is in crisis and it appears our choices are taken away, how do we respond in a time of lockdown?  You hear the age old saying, “it brings out the best in people and the worst in people”. We are already witnessing this as the lock down time unfolds.&nb...
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Living with a rare disease

February 28, 2020
For some children with a serious health condition, one of the biggest battles they will face is finding a diagnosis.  When a health condition is rare, it can take a number of years, and assessed by multiple doctors before a diagnosis can be made. According to the Journa...
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“When your brother or sister is in hospital, you don’t know what is going on… it’s the thought, when they go into hospital; what’s going to happen, and wondering if they’re going to make it back or anything”. These are the words of one of the siblings who ...
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Today as I sat beside a ‘mum’ holding her baby in a hospital ward, she thanked me for my support. Surprised, I said I felt I had done so little for her and her baby. As she wiped away her tears, she proceeded to tell me of the day I had walked into her baby’s hospital ...
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Will I survive this?

August 22, 2017
Will I survive….I am asked this question many times by the parents I support at True Colours.  Parents who have just been told their child has a serious health condition, that will take them on a hugely different life path; parents who are exhausted by the relent...
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 seems hard to believe that 13 years ago True Colours was being birthed!  As I reflect back on that time, I remember the passion and commitment I had to care for children with serious health issues that at the time did not fit within Hospice criteria. It was a huge...
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Children’s Day 2017

March 5, 2017
Today is Children’s Day, a date made with the intention to enable us to stop and reflect on what our children mean to us.  A day to celebrate each one of them, whether that is the children we have, those who may no longer be with us, and those children we may have yea...
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Letting go of fear

July 12, 2016
Katie Duncan is an amazing young woman who has worked hard to be at the top of her sporting career in the Football Ferns.  For 10 years she has played for the Ferns and is heading off to play at the Rio Olympics.  Katie knows what it is like to push through persona...
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It is National Children’s Day on 6th March, a day to take the time to celebrate our children. Although every day we love them, nurture them and care for them, it is also good to stop and celebrate them! “Children are like buds in a garden and they should be carefully and...
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