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Author Archive | Chelsea Ellingson

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Body

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Body

“MOM! I don’t want to see your BAGIMA!!” I’m sure every nurse and doctor in the OB/GYN office heard her through the thin walls and I was blushing before the doctor even came into my pregnancy checkup. We were expecting our fourth baby after recently moving to a new place, so my then three year [...]
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Wave your Freak Flag Harry Potter

Wave Your Freak Flag

I write speculative fiction. I am about six chapters into writing a novel about an old woman who works in the magic of dark matter and a young boy she has to train, even though she doesn’t want to. It takes me a lot of effort to find time to sit down and write, but [...]
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Family History: Find Your Story

In a little old farm town in South East Idaho in a historic hotel is a surprisingly good cajun restaurant by the name of BJ Bayou's.  The first thing you should know about this place is that it's legitimately haunted. They have tours, the whole shebang. You can also stay there (NOPE!) to get the [...]
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Dealing with your Explosive Child

Living with “The Hulk”  Flashback to Summer of 2015. It was probably hungry-o’clock in the afternoon for my seven-year-old son (we’ll call him “L”). My girls were in the other room likely watching a show or playing nicely. I was crouched on the floor of my bedroom, taking a shaky breather and crying. I could hear […]

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