Parenting With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

 


MS Articles From Around The Web

MS, Climate Change and Kiribati

MS, Climate Change and Kiribati The date was October 24, 2007. It was my second year at the University of Pittsburg’s Anthropology Ph.D. program when MS hit. Within minutes of arriving at the school’s...

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Life as We Know it

Life as We Know it I recently walked our two boys to town to get pizza, and I ran into another mother from the neighborhood. She was alone and brining pizza home for her kids...

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How a Shirt Can Make All the Difference

How a Shirt Can Make All the Difference So, this is one of those blogs you may or may not completely agree with.   Now, don’t get me wrong—I know a shirt or pair...

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When Fatherhood Meets MS

When Fatherhood Meets MS It bothers me. I want to do more. Be part of more. See more. And I think, for any father, the “more” is what truly matters. It’s being there for...

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Is This MS?

Is This MS? There was one thing to always look forward to on sick days when I was a child, other than staying home from school. It was watching The Price is Right. A...

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You Are Not Alone: MS and Incontinence

You Are Not Alone: MS and Incontinence Because MS affects the central nervous system, it’s difficult to predict what symptoms each person will have. MS can cause complications with vision, muscle control, balance and...

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“Because She’s Sick”

“Because She’s Sick” Have you ever experienced someone else’s ignorance or intolerance about your MS? Have you ever had someone make you feel different or isolated from the rest of the world? Well you...

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MS & Movement

MS & Movement One of the things I love about attending the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of MS Centers is how many studies focus on pinpointing problems in the daily lives of people...

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This Side of Hope

This Side of Hope My mom has lived with MS since her 20s. She was diagnosed before I was born, so MS has always been something that is a “normal” part of my life....

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Mom Duty: Fatigue Edition

Mom Duty: Fatigue Edition The story is always the same.   Mom goes away for the weekend—either for a getaway with friends, or maybe to attend a conference. The trip itself is great. Mom...

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