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Dispelling Four “Only Child” Myths

I just realized that even though I’m an adult I still tell people that “I’m an only child,” when asked whether or not I have siblings. Besides, the term “only adult” just doesn’t sound right, so for the remainder of this post, I’ll simply refer to us as “onlys.” The following four words are ones […]

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Invisible Pain

I had pain that nobody could see. Pain that nobody knew was there. When it first happened, I cried on a daily basis. I silently wailed in the shower. Gut-wrenching pain that I had never felt before, and, trust me, I’ve had my fair share of both physical and emotional pain.  My Story In my 45 years, I’ve had five […]

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Did Your Favorite Christmas Movie Make the Cut?

When Christmas was all about me and my new baby doll, I, of course, couldn’t wait just like every other boy and girl. I couldn’t wait for the winter (Milwaukee), snow (Milwaukee), Christmas break, candy canes, spiced apple cider, hot chocolate with marshmallows, going to look at Christmas lights, Christmas parades, and, of course, watching […]

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