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 vs. Airport Assistance

MS vs. Airport Assistance After our last holiday to Nashville, Tennessee, I had to do something about how I navigate the airport. I could not be ill on this holiday. Not like last time....

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The Adequation Complex

The Adequation Complex “One of the most important things to someone with a chronic illness is to be treated as an equal. Having MS does not make me any different than someone who does...

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Lessons for My Children

Lessons for My Children I still check on my boys every night—I don’t think they will ever be too old for me to peek in while they sleep, marveling at these gifts I have...

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Rise Up

Rise Up Resilience is the capacity to recover from difficulties and finding your strength within. Where do I begin? I’m 39 years old and have been through my share of difficulties. If I’ve learned...

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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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