“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you say yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.  – Erma Bombeck



If you are a frazzled parent who likes the occasional four letter word seasoned with a drink then you’ve come to the right place. Housewife Plus is a humor blog that chronicles the misadventures of parenthood as told by Sarah Cottrell, a work-at-home mom from Maine.

Sarah’s work has been published widely on some of the most popular online parenting magazines including Scary Mommy, Babble, and Huffington Post to name a few. Her work has been anthologized five times and in 2015 was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

If you like humor then you’re in the right place. Check out the HOUSE GUEST section to see the impressive list of guest bloggers who have shared their funny stories with the marvelous Housewife Plus audience. If you like book reviews then swing by the BOOK REVIEW section to read up on some fantastic books that Sarah has reviewed. If you are an author and would like Sarah to review your work then please read the instructions here.

Take a seat, kick off your shoes, and enjoy a laugh on Housewife Plus!