How to Host a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

By , Contributing Writer| November 4th, 2018|

Where’s the baster? Who burnt the rolls? Why is the dog on the table? These aren’t questions you want to hear at home but especially not when hosting dinner with plentiful guests on Thanksgiving. I have been blessed to live in a 700-square-foot apartment, which means I have never had to try to host a [...]

Ten Life Hacks for a Healthy Lifestyle

By , Contributing Writer| October 16th, 2018|

Most of us want to live a healthy lifestyle. But when we think about what a healthy lifestyle means, we think it takes too much time, energy, and money. We might get overwhelmed with the hundreds of diets and fitness trends. Few complex problems have easy solutions, but we might just be able to help you [...]

Finding Connection in the Richardson Community

By , Contributing Writer| August 31st, 2018|

As we get ready to launch a new campus in the Richardson community, we are finding out what Chase Oaks is all about from current Chase Oakers. They are excited for the Richardson Campus and the new opportunities it will bring to make a difference close to home. Here are what a few Chase Oakers [...]

College 101: How to Survive Your First Year

By , Contributing Writer| August 12th, 2018|

You walk across the high school stage feeling limitless. That same feeling returns as you step foot on your college campus for the first time. You are free! Life is grand for a few days, but then you start to feel some unfamiliar things...loneliness, stress, anxiety, but also happiness. You are overwhelmed! Why so much [...]

The Many Faces of Foster Care

By , Contributing Writer| July 11th, 2018|

Many would describe our foster care system as broken. In the media, we hear about the abuse children face in foster care. Although some children in foster care experience abuse and neglect, there are a lot of amazing foster parents who are doing great things in the lives of the children who come from broken [...]

How to Make Memorial Day Memories

By , Contributing Writer| May 19th, 2018|

Wahoooooo a day off work! This is about the extent to which many of us celebrate the holiday Memorial Day. This federal holiday (also known as Decoration Day) is to remember those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. They died for you and me...remind you of someone else?!? Why We Celebrate Memorial [...]