Topics: Solo Singles, Divorced People, Single Parents,
All Domestic Partners, Single Mothers, Creating the Life You Want Starting Now, Becoming Whole Again After Divorce, Learning to Love Again After Divorce, etc


SHEILA ELLISON is a dedicated mother of six,
prolific author, founder of community youth and mentoring programs, and nationally recognized speaker on successful parenting. Her advice has been helping over a million parents creatively feed, play with and raise their children.

Equipped with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern California and inspired by her devotion to her children, Ellison created and co-authored the ‘365’ series of parenting books, including, 365 Days Of Creative Play, 365 Afterschool Activities, etc.

She is the author of The Courage to be a Single Mother, Becoming Whole Again After Divorce, and her newest book, The Courage to Love Again, Creating Happy, Healthy Relationships after Divorce. She has appeared on Oprah and The Later Today Show.

Her books have been featured in O Magazine, Parenting, Family Circle, Complete Woman, etc.
She has appeared as an expert on hundreds of radio shows across the country. Ellison has been the national Mattel spokesperson for their “Good Parenting” campaign, and the Toyota spokesperson for their “Families on the run club."
She has been the media spokesperson for Lever 2000 soap and Family Circle’s “Families over the last 100 years” campaign. Most recently she was the spokesperson for Uncle Bens "Teaching your children responsibility" campaign.

Sheila was the Creative Play expert for the Healthy Kids TV Show, and participated in 15 episodes.

Sheila continues to write and live in Northern CA with her four children ages 17, 16, 13, and 11, her husband and two step children ages 16 and 12.