On being happy, and why that shouldn’t be the goal for yourself, your partner, or your kids.
An anatomy of a first (and subsequently last) date, and how as much as someone is nice and kind and lovely and funny, in the end, you still need that spark.
Maybe you’ve heard of DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), maybe you haven’t. Learn why it’s a practical psychological approach to behavior regulation.
A new mom needs help on whether and how best to intervene when her in-laws kids visit for the holiday dinner.
Single mom, Kristen Chase, pulls a Berger.
Is blogging all truth, or is there fiction in the retelling of our stories? Kristen Chase talks about her ex’s reaction to her column.
An expectant mom needs help on how to set boundaries and expectations with her beloved (but over enthusiastic) in-laws.
Sometimes it takes being forced to try something new for us to realize what we’re doing isn’t the best thing for us, whether it’s love or just lipstick color.
Kristen Chase talks about motherhood and marriage regret, and how giving ourselves permission to step outside the box might be the key to personal happiness.
A mom is annoyed that a friend and her child are perpetually late by 20 minutes to every single playdate. Should she say something or let it go?
We teach our children to reach out to the new kids at school, but do we do it ourselves for new moms in the community? A manifesto for embracing other mothers.
This mom needs advice on whether she should consider the future use of a “dream” baby name that is also the name of her sister-in-law’s lost baby.
What do you do and say when not only do many people inquire about your birth plan, but then those same busybodies try to change your mind?
A pregnant mom is very angry with her family’s gender-stereotyping issues, and it is causing her stress especially in how it will affect her baby shower. But, we think the issues could be bigger than that….
I may never know the “secret” to forging a successful blended family, but I will continue to quietly celebrate every small victory along the way.
As much as single moms might not want to admit it, there’s a fear of being alone. Kristen Chase shares her own worries about finding love again.
What do I tell other mothers who are trying to tattle on my nanny that I have total confidence in her?
Ever wonder what it’s like to date online? Here’s a little insight into the online dating adventures of a single mom.
A new mom is in the middle of a War of the Roses in her family and needs advice on how to not let it affect her life and family relationships.
Changing and managing your expectations about the divorce process can help make you a better advocate for yourself and your kids.