Parent College Coach Tip #110: 20 Jobs Every Mom of a College-Bound Student Does
May06

Parent College Coach Tip #110: 20 Jobs Every Mom of a College-Bound Student Does

If you’re the mom of a college-bound teen “it’s hard work”. Moms deserve a medal and more than one special day a year. After dealing with conflict, emotions, stress and tough decisions during college prep, it’s easy to be overwhelmed and exhausted.

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Strong Words on Mothers Day
May10

Strong Words on Mothers Day

Strong words defining the strongest of women on mothers day.

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Happy Mother’s Day
May11

Happy Mother’s Day

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one.” -Jill Churchill

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Is Your Mom a Helicopter or a Tiger Mom?
May07

Is Your Mom a Helicopter or a Tiger Mom?

Mother's Day – the second Sunday in May! A day to honor the woman who gave you birth, fed and clothed you and made sure your No. 2 pencils were sharpened before you left home to take the SAT. We'd like to pay tribute to all the moms of college-bound teens, college students and graduates. Here are some of our favorite tributes to moms: "Heliparent" by Daniel Yowell On Smart College Visit: From the Heliparent to the Free-Range Parent On Dr. Nancy Berk: Stand-Up Psychology:  MEMO, Dr. Nancy Berk posts a precautionary memo to university administration warning them of a "tiger cub" siting on campus. She also offers great gift ideas in:  MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS FOR HELICOPTER & TIGER MOMS. And, if you're interested in learning how to become a Tiger mom someday, read Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" available on Amazon. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM SMART COLLEGE...

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