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The Stains of Summer

Happy summer, Smartmamas! You and your lovely brood are no doubt enjoying plenty of barbecues and days in the sun (don’t forget the sunscreen!). One thing I don’t love is…

How My Daughter and I Faced the Reality of College Together

Ahh, college. A complex conundrum for any parent. It’s a confusing jumble of letting go, holding on, holding back, and pushing forward. But for the single mother, this new dimension…

We’re Moving and Stressed Out–Help!

Plain and simple while moving to a new home is often exciting the actual packing, scheduling and hiring of people to do the job can be a drag. You never…

Yes Moms! You can Survive the Summer!

Summer break is right around the corner, if it hasn’t already started. For many moms, this can be a large source of anxiety. What are you going to do with…

Picking Family Vacations With Teenagers

The worst vacation is the one that nobody wants to be on. When any group decides to travel together, they should have come to some type of consensus about where…