Will I be sad during my oldest’s senior year? No way — the gift her struggles gave us turns out to be an abundant appreciation of forward movement.
Now that my “different” kids are teens, a reader facing issues with her 5-year-old wants to know if I see similarities in what we experienced.
Kids will experience a myriad emotions growing up and it’s our job as parents to help them learn how to cope.
How does a parent navigate the health system to get a mentally ill teen the help they need? It’s hard, but not impossible. Get the support you need and keep going.
The preteen years can leave parents struggling to connect with their sometimes emotional, unpredictable child. But focusing on your child’s passions might be the key to a closer relationship.
What do you say and or do to people who try to touch your pregnant belly?
A SAHM is on the brink of cracking and needs some immediate advice on how to get some relief and help with her very young and attention-seeking children.
An expectant mom is having a very strong nesting urges but needs her super supportive husband to clean up his office first. What can she do nesting-wise to appease her urge without upsetting her husband, too.
Sometimes your family isn’t blood related, but rather, dear friends and people in your life who act exactly as you wish your family would.
Kristen lost her voice this week. Literally. And she’s wondering if there’s a deeper meaning beyond the cold-induced hoarseness or if it’s just a cold.
Sometimes you need to be your child’s advocate when you’re dealing with a doctor or dentist that is not giving them the respect and kindness children deserve when receiving medical care.
One of my teens learned a hard lesson about not always getting the apology you deserve, and I realized I have a long way to go in this area, too.
A first-time expectant mom asks how she can tell whether the mood swings she has been experiencing lately are normal . Or it is prenatal depression?
The preteen years can come with a roller coaster of emotions. I’m learning how to handle my unpredictable child and find the sweet moments too.
Most teens don’t get enough sleep, but it’s not as though we can force them into REM. How do we keep them healthy and keep out of bedtime battles?
Now that I’m older and (hopefully) wiser, I’d rather make some rules for helping myself in times of crisis than point out stuff other people did “wrong.”
Self-care isn’t just about treating yourself to something special. For many people, it’s just giving yourself the simple, everyday necessities.
A new and breastfeeding mom is being food shamed by her husband for her increased appetite and postpartum body. She needs help on talking to him.
Is sadness a bad thing? Kristen Chase talks about letting feelings out to let them go, with the hopes that they’ll find peace and that she will too.
Sometimes a pixie cut is more than just a style decision. Kristen Chase shares her reasoning for taking the plunge. And no, it wasn’t lice.