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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.

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 FatherClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

The solitary mom club

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Are You A Member of the Solitary Mom Club?Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule In late 2014 I started blogging about being a stay at home mom. Not because I had some secret to success or a treasure trove of pin worthy tips to share, but because I was drowning in the deafening tediousness of motherhood. […]

The day I almost ate an earwig

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HOUSE GUEST: Est.1975 Almost Ate A Earwig! Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Most of the bloggers that I have introduced to you so far have been writers who identify their work as Mom Blogging. This week I am SO EXCITED to introduce you to the absolutely hysterical Sarah del Rio aka Established1975. Sarah writes about marriage, kids, […]

5 Ways moms ruin a good time

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5 Ways Moms Ruin A Good TimeClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule There is a new phrase at my house that my husband and children love to toss around. Whenever I start to cross a line into the territory of nagging or hovering over my brood they tell me to, “quit Momming it up!” I have […]

Crawling after my toddler with no pants

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HOUSE GUEST: Toni Hammer Tells A Funny Poop Story! Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Everyone loves a poop story, right? Well, if you’re a parent you do and chances are you probably have a few of your own to share! This week I have the delightful Toni Hammer from Is It Bedtime Yet? fame! She […]

Real woman workout

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Real Woman WorkoutClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule It is a new year. Lists have been made. Resolutions have been firmly committed to. Perhaps even a few have been broken. At some point in my resolution making for this year I decided that I wouldn’t put things like diet, workout, organize my house….etc because I never stick to […]

RESOLVE: (noun) firm determination to do something

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resolve with love and gritClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I dislike resolution lists. But every single year I compose a list of all the grand To Do’s that I am convinced will make me a better person. I can tick off the usual suspects lose weight, quit drinking, don’t swear, volunteer more, organize my house, […]

Awkward family photos

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HOUSE GUEST: Y’all Won’t Believe Who I Snagged This Week :)Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Every single time I chat with Harmony Hobbs from Modern Mommy Madness, I temporarily adopt a Southern accent with a flair for irreverent behavior. She is a real hoot. No subject is too taboo or off limits for this fabulous writer. She […]

7 Lessons of motherhood

HOUSE GUEST: My fav BDN writer is sharing 7 lessons in motherhood today!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Even newspaper reporters have fans and I am a fan of ROOTED IN ME writer Natalie Feulner. Her work covers issues that as a mother I care deeply about. Natalie brings attention to the rise in the use […]