“Ask Me Anything” with Chef Rodelio Aglibot, The Food Buddha

At SmartMom, we are cooking up something super special to start the new year off with an Italian twist. We are spending all of January celebrating Italian cuisine in honor of our SmartMom’s Tour of Tuscany, so we have invited an Italian chef to chat with our SmartMoms before we personally meet him in Italy!

Join us for a live chat with Chef Rodelio Aglibot, “The Food Buddha” January 11th at 3pm ET/ 2pm CT!

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Real Life SmartMom Erica Eckman

In 2017, SmartMom launched the Real Life SmartMom series featuring your favorite Mommy Bloggers, experts and influencers. We go to these women for advice, recipes, support and whenever Google comes up with an answer we don’t like. Let’s get to know these amazing mommas a bit better – why? Because they are SmartMoms; and smart moms talk to SmartMoms.

This is a particularly special interview for the SmartMom community because Erica Eckman is joining us on our SmartMom Tour of Tuscany next September! As one of our favorite food bloggers and Real Life SmartMoms,  Erica will be our personal tour guide in Italy. Before then, she’ll also be sharing her most memorable Italian recipes and serve as a judge for the SmartMom Italian Recipe Contest in January 2018. You can access Erica’s recipes on her blog Everything Erica and follow her on Instagram @everythingerica.

We are so excited for you to get to know Erica Eckman of Everything Erica – read about her daughter, learn how she balances her successful blog and motherhood, and find out her favorite gelato recipe before we go to Italy!

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Real Life SmartMom Kaitlin Duren

In 2017, SmartMom launched the Real Life SmartMom series featuring your favorite Mommy Bloggers, experts and influencers. We go to these women for advice, recipes, support and whenever Google comes up with an answer we don’t like. Let’s get to know these amazing mommas a bit better – why? Because they are SmartMoms; and smart moms talk to SmartMoms.

This week we invite Kaitlin Duren to join the SmartMom community. She is a mother to two beautiful, chocolate milk-loving girls who you can see on her Instagram account @kaitlinallieduren as well as a digital marketer that you can find out more about on her blog xoxo, mama Kait.

Here are some questions we asked:

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Real Life SmartMom Kristen LeCoumpte

At SmartMom, we are very excited to announce a new blogger series featuring your favorite Mommy Bloggers! We go to them for advice, recipes, support and whenever Google comes up with an answer we don’t like. Let’s get to know the mommies behind these amazing blogs a bit better – why? Because they are SmartMoms; and smart moms talk to SmartMoms.

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To start the blogger series off, please welcome Kristen LeCoumpte from Balancing Pieces. For those of you FTMs (First Time Moms), Kristen is venturing into new territory that I know I am anxiously reading about – she is pregnant with her second child. There are so many questions to be answered, so follow her journey and learn a bit more about our featured blogger this week.

Here are a few questions we asked –

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