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Silvia's Kingdom · 4d ago

Nicky’s Life Part 54

July 2013 – Nicky, 16.5 years old, on the deck of our cruise ship as it was approaching Da...
Silvia's Kingdom · 3W ago

NO. Not me.

Yesterday morning I had a Doctor appointment and as I was sitting in the waiting area I struck up a conversation with an older gentleman looking lonely. I normally don’t struck up conversati...
Silvia's Kingdom · 4W ago

Blog Quotes

Women are a swirl of emotions as it is and my husband often tells me how on earth we live longer knowing how conflicted we are inside all the time. We are. We are emotional bags and this sor...
Silvia's Kingdom · 4W ago

In the Business of Caring?

I grew up in Italy, so this whole thing about needing “Medical Insurance” is still a bit baffling to me, even though I’ve lived here 2/3 of my life. The more I learn about Health Care in Italy the more I like it. I can’t help but compare what Insuran...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

Quote on Being Supportive

We are all ill equipped to judge situations we know nothing about. What we can do is be supportive. Listening is the most important thing I tell everyone to do. Offer to help, acknowledge, r...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

I Won’t Be Less

I remember clearly this girl on the right. I was painfully shy. Painfully. So painfully so that in third grade, when asked a question about geography, I didn’t speak because I was afraid to ...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

Nicky’s Life Part 53

December 1998 – Nicky, 2 years old, showing off his straight ‘new’ hand after surgery. Following is an excerpt from the Book “Butterfly Child”. The hand itself, thanks to my hellish efforts did heal up straight, but for a while there I thought it wou...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

Make America Kind Again

We live in a world that has become overly hateful and judgemental, even plain rude, and to me, it’s a direction that needs to be reversed. If there is an America we need right now is an Amer...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

Rare Disease Day 2017

Today is the international day of Rare Diseases – of course Epidermolysis Bullosa being one of them, it hits close to home. There are about 7,000 rare diseases, affecting 30 million American...
Silvia's Kingdom · 1M ago

Caring Quote

We never know what people go through behind closed doors that may not share with anyone. Just because they didn’t share their troubles, it does not mean they are fine at all. ~Silvia Corradi...