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Fresh Mindset: Parenting With Chronic Illness

A mom with multiple sclerosis shares her strength.

“I think we could all be more understanding and forgiving of our shortfalls. We all, regardless of ability, have things that make us feel insecure and inadequate, but how we handle those obstacles is what matters. I choose grace and positivity.”

—Julie Stamm is the author of the children’s book Some Days: A Tale of Love, Ice Cream, and My Mom’s Chronic Illness. Stamm, who lives in Denver with her partner, son, and two dogs was inspired to write the book after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

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