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January 16, 2019

But Does It Bring You Joy? Reflections on “Tidying Up” & Marie Kondo

Today I sat down to watch the latest binge-worthy Netflix series, “Tidying Up”. For those that are unfamiliar, this is a new show on organization. Japanese consultant and award winning author, Marie Kondo, uses her “KonMari” method to tidy up people’s homes and lives. It is basically the tame and sophisticated version of Hoarders. The KonMari method is the process of decluttering your home by…

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January 12, 2019

Dating After Divorce

You’d be surprised how many people have asked me for dating advice. I’m always a little shocked that someone would pick me to get dating advice from. Then I remember, dating after divorce led me to the love of my life, my husband. Sure, it led me to a lot of duds and awkward dates first, but ultimately, dating after my divorce led me to…

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January 4, 2019

The Day She Dies

The day she dies a piece of you will die too. You’ll learn this is a piece that you cannot fill. It is a piece that cannot be replaced by anything, ever. The day she dies you’ll stop breathing for a moment too. You’ll wonder how the world around you continues to go on. The day she dies you’ll start a new life. Your new…

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January 2, 2019

God Pokes & New Adventures

Recently, I was presented with an opportunity. The kind of opportunity that reaches out and grabs you before you even notice it’s there. Sometimes in life, things are hard. Sometimes in life, things don’t go the way you want. Sometimes in life, you get rejected and miss opportunities that you’ve prayed for. This wasn’t one of those times. This was the opposite. This time it…

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December 9, 2018

Being Kind to Unkind People

A few days ago I woke up and popped open my email. There it sat, a nasty email full of hate. Someone had anonymously commented on one of the posts I had written. Funny timing since I had just written an article about the hateful behavior of people online. (See that post here.) They didn’t take the time to critique my writing, or the material…

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Chelsea Ohlemiller

Chelsea Ohlemiller

Wife, mother and educator who has Indiana roots and a passionate spirit. Chelsea is married to the love of her life, Justin. She’s the mother to a spunky and beautiful 7-year-old daughter named Hattie, an independent and rambunctious 5-year-old son named Hutson, and an adorable new son named Hyland. Chelsea recently left her job as a special education teacher in Indianapolis to become a stay-at-home-mom. Little did she know she'd soon be led back into the classroom. She recently accepted a position with Anderson University supervising student teachers. She has a deep love of teaching and has always enjoyed helping inspire students. She is a Ball State graduate but an Indiana University Hoosier at heart. Chelsea’s mother always encouraged her to write. In 2017, Chelsea's mother passed away. She decided to honor her mother's wishes and write. It was one of the best decisions she's ever made.

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