Former “Teen Mom” star Chelsea Houska shared a new photo on Thanksgiving to show she was “grateful.” The South Dakota native showed off her family, which includes her four children and her husband, Cole DeBoer.
DeBoer held 1-year-old Walker June, Houska held 3-year-old Layne, and 13-year-old Aubree hugged her middle sister from the back. Five-year-old Watson stood in the front. “Thankful for these turkeys 🦃,” Houska captioned the image.
Within less than 24 hours, the post garnered more than 125,000 likes from Houska’s 6.6 million followers. Hundreds of people commented on the photo too, with many social media users saying Houska and DeBoer have created a beautiful family together. Fans were also surprised to see how much Aubree has grown up since her mom quit “Teen Mom” in 2020.
“Aubree is so grown and beautiful like her momma!! ♥️ Beautiful Family!!!” reads one popular Instagram comment.
“Omg Aubrey is getting so big and beautiful 😍 definitely miss seeing all of you guys on tv. Happy Thanksgiving 🍁,” another top post says.
“Aubree is so grown up!!! Where has the time gone?!?” a third person wondered.
Houska If Offering 40% Off at Aubree Says
Upon leaving “Teen Mom” in 2020, Houska released her home goods line, called Aubree Says. The former reality star is celebrating Black Friday and Thanksgiving by offering 40% off all items on Aubree Says with the discount code “BF22.”
Houska highlighted the tassel throw, in charcoal and rust, which once sold for $52, but has now been reduced to $31.20.
Houska’s “mission” with her home goods line is to make people feel safe, cozy and like it’s possible to turn their homes into a sanctuary.
‘Your home isn’t your four walls,” she writes on the Aubree Says website. “It’s a feeling. A feeling of warmth and safety and certainty that washes over you as you cross the threshold. It’s that exhale as you sink into the sofa.”
Houska Faced Backlash Over an Instagram Ad
Houska generally posts on social media without controversy, but she stepped into a sticky situation on November 23.
In a since-deleted post, Houska was criticized by fans after she posted an ad about Duracell batteries and said they were safer because of their bitter coating.
“They are small coin batteries that are a choking hazard if your child tries to put them in their mouth,” she explained. “So I felt a sense of relief with I learned @duracell made a Lithium Coin Battery with child secure packaging and a bitter coating, so that if one of the kids did get a hold of it and put the battery in their mouth, it would help discourage them from swallowing.”
Fans on Instagram and Reddit asked Houska to do more research about the product and warned that batteries can cause severe damage or fatality.
Poison control writes that a battery that’s been lodged in a child’s throat for more than two hours can lead to “surgery, months with feeding and breathing tubes, and even death.”
Heavy reached out to Houska’s rep for comment on the situation but did not receive a response.