Sarah has been featured on the Today Show, Katie Couric, Nightline and CNN, and in Parade Magazine, Military Spouse and The New York Times Magazine. She is the 2014 recipient of the American Legion Auxiliary’s “Public Spirit” Award.
A military dependent since the day she was born, Sarah is a frequent guest speaker on military family issues.
“…often funny and always humane, an unexpected voice in a world long defined by ironclad rules and abhorrence of emotion” – The New York Times
“…an Erma Bombeck …[Smiley's] prose is simple and straightforward, and her humor is clever.” – Publishers Weekly
“Most eloquent when writing about the joys and challenges of parenthood…Yet, not afraid to take the military to task for its shortcomings.” – Military.com