Ellen wrote Love That Max—an inspirational, informational and occasionally irreverent blog for parents of kids with special needs—from 2009 to 2022.
Ellen also had a blog on parents.com from 2011 to 2015; a blog
on the Disney website Babble from 2012 to 2016; and a blog on Own It,
a USA Today/BlogHer joint venture.
Love That Max was featured on Upworthy, Time.com, CNN.com (including here and here), Today.com, The New York Times’ blog The Motherlode, Parenting, The Washington Post and MTV.com, as well as in the print editions of Family Circle (below), Redbook, Real Simple, Parents, Good Housekeeping and Woman’s Day.
blog brand work
“I have collaborated with Ellen on multiple integrated public relations programs for one of our agency’s most high-profile clients, and she always delivers not only high-quality work but creative executions that generate consistently high engagement across digital and social spaces. Ellen is also a true team player who always goes above and beyond the call of duty to support her brand partners.”
— Stacey Stapleton, DeVries Global
Served as blog ambassador for CVS Caremark All Kids Can
Blog ambassador for MassMutual’s SpecialCare program
Social media consultant for care.com
Worked on sponsored campaigns with brands including AT&T, Kleenex, Barilla, Cherokee and Melissa & Doug. Procter & Gamble selected Ellen to
cover the 2011 Special Olympics.
Participated in The Kenmore Blogger Summit and a Frigidaire/Save The Children event with Jennifer Garner (below, with Ellen's daughter).