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parenting with a chronic illness Guest Post Parenting 

Parenting with a Chronic Illness

Guest Post from Maly O’Grady of The Rheuma Mill, an inspiring single mother of 3 and rheumatoid arthritis warrior and patient advocate.  Read her story and tips on parenting with a chronic illness below. Parenting is hard is it not? It is exhausting, challenging, stressful and frustrating. I could use the same words to describe chronic illness. If that’s the case, parenting with a chronic illness is double the exhaustion, double the challenge, double the stress and makes life twice as frustrating. UUURRRGGGHHHH!!!! But let’s take it back a bit,…

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10 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids as a Chronic Illness Parent

As a mom of two boys 10 and under and as a lupus & fibromyalgia warrior, I completely understand the importance of keeping the kids involved and entertained while you may be physically and mentally struggling.  It may seem hard to find fun things to do with your kids as a chronic illness parent, but it doesn’t have to be! Having a chronic illness is not just hard on us as the patients, but it can take its toll on your family and friends as well. It is hard for…

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