|Family & Friends|
|Last appearance:||Worlds Apart|
Chloe Kmetko (played by Susan Ward) is Emily and Brian's mother. Chloe works at a salon and struggles to provide for her children financially. She is eccentric and energetic, and often reveals information that she shouldn't about her children. She dates Lauren's father Steve after meeting him online, but they break up. After learning that Steve Tanner was funding Emily's scholarship, Chloe takes a second job as a bartender at a strip club. Chloe is a funny, entertaining goofball who really needs to grow up. She is the mother to two kids, yet she behaves more like a child herself. She is a snappy dresser who does not hesitate to "strut her stuff", and she puts a great deal of stock in her looks. She works at a beauty salon in Boulder until she gets fired and is forced to work at a lower-end establishment, which she hides from Emily so as not to upset her. Chloe flirts with Sasha when he first arrives at the gym, but she soon tires of his icy demeanor towards her. After Summer leaves Steve Tanner, he begins to date Chloe. He keeps this fact secret from his daughter for a while, up until she discovers who it is he has been seeing. She finds a dress he claims to have bought for the daughter of a woman he has been<seeing, at first assuming the dress was hers and then realizing that her father has bought it for Emily. Chloe tries hard to befriend Lauren, wanting to be liked by everyone, but is denied.
Later, Chloe is the first of the adults on the show to discover that Lauren has been sleeping with Carter. She agrees to keep this fact a secret right up until she realizes Lauren has no intention to tell her father, ever. Chloe threatens to expose Lauren's secret if she does not tell the truth herself. Lauren then does so in such a way that Steve believes that Lauren has been receiving sex advice from an approving Chloe. Steve breaks up with Chloe, thrilling Lauren and disappointing Chloe.