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    Getting A Child With Sickle Cell Anemia To Eat Healthy

Getting A Child With Sickle Cell Anemia To Eat Healthy

As most parents know, many children can be picky eaters and getting them to eat their fruits and vegetables has challenged parents for many decades. Especially for those youngsters diagnosed with SCD (Sickle Cell Disease), it is often associated with low calcium intake, vitamin D deficiency and a poor appetite,

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    Has SC Hit Your Finances?

Has SC Hit Your Finances?

Sickle Cell has had a major negative effect in my finances for the last 6 years. Many people don’t pay attention to how this struggle is and how doing it as a single parent makes it almost impossible. Be straight with yourself and assess where your faith is right now

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Know Who You Are!

Know Who You Are! Greeting to All, it’s been a minute, my SC parents! My warrior has been continuously sick since my last article posting and hence my writing had slowed! But God has blessed me with my second wind and inspired me to write for all my SC parents

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    Sickle Cell Families Need Direct Support Services

Sickle Cell Families Need Direct Support Services

Being the parents of a Sickle Cell Warrior (SCW), we know giving up is never an option. Even when we don’t receive the needed support to get through each crisis, we can never lose hope or our smile. Your child survives merely through the pain from your strength/smile. But who

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    Warrior Parents: Know When It’s Time to Go!

Warrior Parents: Know When It’s Time to Go!

In today’s society, almost no one will understand you position in caring for your little warrior. When you feel your job title changes to “Problem Employee/Always Absent Employee” then it’s time to make a plan for you to exit stage left. God has placed in us all gifts and talents

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    Schools & Parents Can Work Together

Schools & Parents Can Work Together

ElleJanae explains how to work together with school administrators and the teacher to get your 504B plan instituted and executed for your child.

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    Don’t Persecute the Process

Don’t Persecute the Process

As a parent, what you say matters. ElleJanae shares a secret to keeping her well of faith full.

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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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