The Hardest Part of Losing My Mom is Watching My Daughter Grieve

This piece originally appeared at Happiness, Hope, and Harsh Realities, published with permission.

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 it turned out to be one of the best decisions she's ever made. Read more from Chelsea at, and follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

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