Harsh Realities

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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March 27, 2019

A Dad Designed for You

Sweet boy, one day I will have to explain that “daddy” isn’t the man who helped create you. I’ll have to explain that although he is the only dad you’ve ever known, he doesn’t share your genetic makeup. It’s a conversation I dread. It is uncharted territory. I feel unequipped. I’m not even sure the facts of how you were created matter in the grand…

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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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