Harsh Realities

February 28, 2019

A Valentine’s Day with No Heartbeat

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY: CHALAIS RANDLE I’ll just start this post by saying that my husband and I had a horrible Valentine’s day. No, it wasn’t because of a fight. It wasn’t because my husband forgot to get flowers or do the things that all wives want their husbands to do on Valentine’s day to make them feel special. It was much deeper than that.…

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February 21, 2019

Multitasking: What in Your Life Gets Your Full Attention

I was recently presented with the question, “What in your life gets your full attention?” Seems like a simple question. For me, it wasn’t. It’s complicated. Mostly because the truthful answer to this question is discouraging. I’d love to sit here and say that my husband, children, family and friends get my full attention, but if I’m completely honest, this isn’t the case, and not…

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February 12, 2019

I Used to be a Mean Girl

Not proud to admit it, but a long time ago, I was a mean girl. Not the glamorous kind that wear pink on Wednesdays, but the kind of girl who felt so insecure with herself she took it out on the girls around her. Sure, I ran around with the “popular” crowd but I certainly didn’t fit in. Truth is, I’m not even sure how…

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February 6, 2019

Be Their Greatness. Be Their Love. Be Their Lasting Legacy.

Today a friend shared a quote online that really caught my eye. The quote read, “Be the things you loved most about the people who are gone!” It hit me hard and went straight to my soul. After losing my mom, things like this hit a soft spot in my heart. Think about this quote. Let the words and meaning sink in. You’ve lost someone…

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Chelsea Ohlemiller

Chelsea Ohlemiller

A thirty-something wife, mother and educator who has Indiana roots and a passionate spirit. Chelsea is a sappy romantic, coffee junkie, book collector, and person who wears her heart on her sleeve. She’s sarcastic, full of jokes, full of tears, and enjoys writing most when life gets messy or complicated. In 2017, Chelsea's mother passed away. Through her grief journey, she decided to take her mother’s advice and share her writing with the world. One day she gained the courage to honor her mother's wishes and write. It turned out to be one of the best decisions she's ever made.

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