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    Keeping the Family Circle

Keeping the Family Circle

In this fast paced world, its easy to lose sight of quality family time. ElleJ shares with us how she is able to keep her family connected, close, and strong.

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    Everyone in the Family is Important–Not Just the Warrior

Everyone in the Family is Important–Not Just the Warrior

Here are some tips from one warrior mom to another on how to spread the love and attention around the whole entire family, especially to the children that do not have sickle cell.

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    Every Little Warrior Loves Chicken Nuggets

Every Little Warrior Loves Chicken Nuggets

How can you get your little one to eat more veggies? Here is a great recipe that might be beneficial.

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    Pack it Up!

Pack it Up!

The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared. As a Sickle Cell Warrior or Caregiver, you too must always be prepared. Get ready for a crisis with your bags packed

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    Sweet Remedy!

Sweet Remedy!

If your child has had issues or trouble taking medications, this post is for you. ElleJenae gives us the sweet remedy that she learned from her mom which gets her baby girl to take her meds every single time.

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    Seek and You Shall Find the Support You Need!

Seek and You Shall Find the Support You Need!

We have heard the saying that a ‘closed mouth does not get fed’. Learn from a Warrior Mom how to rebuild your support system, so you can care for your family when your child is in the hospital.

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    Caregivers: Who Takes Care of You?

Caregivers: Who Takes Care of You?

As a caregiver of a child or loved one with sickle cell, you are often the rock. Elle Jenae gives some tips on how to ensure that your emotional reserves remain renewed.

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    Emotional Support Starts with You!

Emotional Support Starts with You!

  Sometimes you end up on a journey that you have no idea why you are traveling it.  As a child, I suffered from Asthma and anything that upset me would freak me out and would cause me to have an Asthma attack.  Today, Sickle cell has altered my family’s

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    Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learn Your SCW’s Body for Yourself

Learning your child’s body can be a daunting task, especially with sickle cell. ElleJ shares her strategies with you, from one warrior mom to another.

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    Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

Elle Jenae shares a favorite family recipe that is healthy, delicious, and packed with nutrients for her growing family. Join the ZFamily at dinner table and bon appetite!

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    Keeping my job when Caring for my Child with Sickle Cell

Keeping my job when Caring for my Child with Sickle Cell

Most working parents, especially single moms, have to worry about your job even while your child is sick. Here are a few tips to help keep your job while you are still there to care for your child.

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    Seven Months

Seven Months

While she was 7 months pregnant, ElleJ got the call that irrevocably changed her life forever. Read her experience below.

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    For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

For Parents: Overcoming the Fear of Sickle Cell

Don’t give in to fear, fight every battle as if your warrior’s life depends on it!

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    Tell Your Son!

Tell Your Son!

Its important to educate our sons on trait awareness, and not just our daughters.

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    Organization in the Spotlight: Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Organization in the Spotlight: Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Learn more about the Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, and reach out to them or the sickle cell organization in your neighborhood to see how you can help!

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