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sarah cottrell

About sarah cottrell

Sarah Cottrell is a member of the Stay-At-Home-Mom Club and proud herder of two loud boys. She earned her MFA in 2012 and then accidentally washed it in a load of laundry. Sarah's work can be found on popular websites like Mamalode, BlogHer, and Scary Mommy. Her work will appear in two new parenting anthologies in 2015.

LTYM Bangor 2015 show announces cast!

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      We are so delighted to introduce you to the very first LTYM Bangor CAST! After hours of auditions, pouring over submissions, drinking far too much coffee, asking two zillion questions, and re-reviewing we finally chose the group of twelve fabulous ladies who will give life to the fantastic LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER SHOW! […]

Book Review: The Big Book of Parenting Tweets Edited by Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood

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If motherhood has taught me anything it is that getting angry rarely alleviates any ridiculous or trying circumstance that children will undoubtedly toss a mom (or dad) into. You may as well find the humor in the chaos, which is where Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood come in with their hilarious The Big Book […]

10 Questions to consider before you let your kids “help”

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The best way to discover what a controlling psycho a parent can be is for mom or dad to agree to let the children help. Any task conceivable can go from being a simple chore that requires nearly zero effort or time to becoming a torturous job of repeating instructions, internal mantras to not lose […]

BOOK REVIEW: P.O.W.E.R by Lisa Kramer

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Book Review of P.O.W.E.R by Lisa Kramer Massachusetts based author and blogger, Lisa Kramer has put out a book that boldly seeks a feminist call to action by asking the question, “What would happen if women and girls joined their unique abilities to change the world?” Part dystopian fiction, part feminist manifesto, P.O.W.E.R is an extraordinary […]

Listen To Your Mother: Bangor announces local chairty for 2015 show

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LTYM Bangor Announces Local Charity: SPRUCE RUN WOMANCARE ALLIANCE Click To Tweet We are SO PROUD to announce that the LTYM Bangor 2015 show will be raising funds to help support the truly marvelous Spruce Run Womancare Alliancefollow! During the May 7th Listen To Your Mother show Bangor, we will be donating 10% of all ticket proceeds to […]

10 Things to do when you’re stuck inside during a snowstorm

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10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck Inside During A Snowstorm Click To Tweet I think of snow as Mother Nature’s glitter bomb. It is lovely to look at from behind the safety of a window but once you enter it you become wet, frozen, and miserable. I dread snowstorms now that I have kids […]

Full Metal Mommy: Hard lines and hand holding

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HOUSE GUEST: The Funniest Lady On The Internet Is Hanging Out At Housewife Plus TODAY! Click To Tweet I am thrilled to introduce you to this week’s HOUSE GUEST, Full Metal Mommy! Several times a day the author of Full Metal Mommy, Chrissy Howe gives status updates on her Facebook fan page about motherhood that are best example […]

Listen To Your Mother Show BANGOR announces auditions!

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Everyone has a story about motherhood, and we want to hear it! Are you a mom, non-mom, man, woman, son, daughter, young, or old? Do you have stories about motherhood that you want to share? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE! Email us at ltymbangor@gmail.com to get your audition spot NOW! We are looking for stories that can be […]

Not Without My Father: One Woman’s Walk of the 444-Mile Natchez Trace by Andra Watkins

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BOOK REVIEW: Andra Watkins’ Not Without My Father Click To Tweet In this age of self-publishing, a sea of blogs, and social media glut it can be difficult to find a writer with a fresh voice that draws the reader in and inspires a genuine feeling of pleasure from the act of reading. In Andra […]