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9 Tips for Parenting With Psoriatic Arthritis

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Young boy hugging his mother
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Father holding young child's hand.
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Talk it out


Mother putting on young daughter's socks.
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Plan ahead


Woman sitting and drinking tea while reading a book.
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Wake up early


Young sisters smiling and hugging on couch.
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Set a confident example


Father holding young child's hand out for a walk.
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Teach them about disability


Father reading a book to his young daughter on couch.
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Be present through the pain


Kids eating spaghetti at coffee table.
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Get the right gear


Mother using a laptop at home while child naps.
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Accept, and ask for, help


Smiling mother and teen daughter walking with arms linked.
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Take care of yourself


Casey Nilsson

Casey Nilsson

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Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist and magazine editor based in Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral. Casey is a 2018 Association of Health Care Journalists fellow, and her reporting on unfair labor conditions for people with disabilities was a finalist for the City and Regional Magazine Association Awards. Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2016, Casey enjoys digging into rheumatologic news, research and trends.