cool for the swingset crowd” by Parents Magazine, lauded by Time Magazine, named one of Real Simple’s three favorite blogs for parents, and listed as one of the top 10 websites for families by the Telegraph UK.
In her fifteen years as a marketing expert, Kristen has created highly successful branded content campaigns, including social media, email and web content, and video for hundreds of clients, including brands like Target, Lysol, Nintendo, Disney and more.
Chase’s writing on parenting culture and sex and relationships has been featured in numerous publications, including The Washington Post, NBCNews.com, The Kitchn, Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Babycenter.com, and Alphamom.com.
Her forthcoming debut novel A Thousand Miles to Graceland, will be published by Grand Central/Forever in early 2023, followed by her debut children’s picture book We Are American, Too in late 2023 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Kristen’s essays have appeared in several anthologies, including Sleep is for the Weak, Kirtsy Takes a Bow, and the political anthology PunditMom’s Mothers of Intention.
In January 2010, she published The Mominatrix’s Guide to Sex with Adams Media, a book based on her popular online column “The Mominatrix,” which was lauded by CNN, Parenting Magazine, Parenting & Newborn, Woman’s Day and Daily Candy among others. It was also optioned for television.
But most importantly, Kristen is a single mom to four kids (now 10, 12, 14, and 17), who she shuttles around the suburbs of Philly.