xox Chelsea Ohlemiller



Harsh Realities

April 21, 2019

To the Nurses…

Please know that while a political leader chose to make a ludicrous comment, we, the rest of the world are looking at you with gratitude, respect and appreciation. I’ve never once seen a nurse playing cards. But I have seen… A nurse care for my dying mother at her last hospital stay. Caring for her with a huge heart, a gentle touch and a compassionate…

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April 15, 2019

She Is Here, Just as She Promised

My mother is gone. Cancer took her from us. Her absence is crippling. Her presence is beautiful. You see, she’s gone, yet she’s still here… She is here in my daughters passion for baking. She’s here in her smile, her laugh and her warm spirit. She is here in my constant drive to be the best mother I can me. She is here in my…

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April 8, 2019

I Keep Falling…

Ask anyone, I’m head-over-heels for my husband. Truly smitten by him. Our paths to love and finding one another weren’t traditional but they brought us together. I’m forever grateful and forever in love. Truth is, I haven’t stopped falling in love with my husband since the day I met him. Sounds cheesy and a bit cliche, but it’s also incredibly true. I’ve learned you should…

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April 3, 2019

My Friend Got Cancer and I Became a Crappy Friend

In 2017 I lost my mom to cancer. That same year my best friend showed up at my son’s birthday party and told me she had cancer. The same cancer that took my mom. I was numb. I was heartbroken. I was clueless how to maneuver through grief, while also trying to support one of my very best friends. My best friend got cancer and…

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March 30, 2019

“The Best Mom A Girl Could Ask For”

Parenting is hard. It’s emotional. It’s exhausting. It’s overwhelming and it’s so incredibly beautiful. If you’re like me,  you sometimes walk around feeling like a failure. Thinking of all of the times you could have done better. The times where they deserved better. The times you should have done more. The times you should have been more. But here is the thing, your children don’t…

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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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