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Parenting Without Pain: Dressing and Clothing Life Hacks

I am proud to be a guest blogger with the wonderful patient resource Creaky Joints. I am currently writing a series of posts on the topic of Parenting Without Pain. The posts will tackle how parents with arthritis or other painful joint … Continue reading

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The Role of Facebook Communities in Social Participation for Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Content Analysis

Below you will find the research poster my colleague Kristin Jones, OTR/L and myself presented at the American OT Association’s annual conference and the Washington OT Conference. We also presented a version of this research at the World Federation of Occupational Therapy … Continue reading

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Everything I Need to Know About Grit, Perseverance and Frustration, I learned from Soccer

Soccer is one of the most frustrating sports, which is why my husband and I hope our kids choose to play someday. You might wonder: why on earth would a prospective parent actively desire that their child experience frustration?  My … Continue reading

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How to Keep Perspective (Even when Planning a Wedding): Converse with Your Past and Future Selves

Have you ever looked at a picture of yourself from the past and thought, “I’d like to actually talk to that person?” Even if you haven’t, I’d like to argue that there are sanity-inducing benefits to conversing with your past (and … Continue reading

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