Stephanie Portell

Single mother writing about the complexities of parenting in a captivating sometimes sarcastic way.


Single working mom to two boys, and part-time writer. Lover of literature and bookstores. Trying to keep sane when my kids purposely try to make me insane. You can see more of my truths about parenting on morethanmothers.com 


St. Louis MO


Two boys ages 7 and 3

Fun Facts

  • The first thing people notice about me:

    I have no filter!

  • Myself, in three words or less:

    Blunt, sarcastic, and fun!

  • Something I hide from my kids:

    I order lava cakes from Dominos and eat them locked in the bedroom.

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