Sometimes Liz needs help from her more polished and professional friends in order to give the very best answers to reader questions. Here is a growing list of contributors that Liz reaches out to for more information on particularly challenging questions.

Sarah Cottrell

Sarah Cottrell as Dear Liz

Sarah Cottrell as Dear Liz

Maine-based writer Sarah Cottrell is the voice behind Housewife Plus at the Bangor Daily News and is a regular contributor to Scary Mommy, Disney’s Babble, and Momtastic. Sarah runs a popular Facebook page, @Housewifeplus where readers laugh and share stories from the parenting trenches. She is a co-author in several books including I Still Just Want To Pee Alone from the New York Times Bestselling series. Sarah’s work has also been highlighted and featured by SELF Magazine and National Public Radio.

Amy Faircloth, Esq.

Amy Faircloth specializes in family law in District Court and Probate Courts.  She has been a partner in the Bangor law firm of Pelletier & Faircloth since 1995 and has practiced law in Bangor since 1988.  Ms. Faircloth is a member of the Penobscot County Bar Association and a past member of the RSU 22 School Board (Hampden, Newburgh, Winterport, and Frankfort).  She has served as law clerk for the Penobscot County Superior Court and as an associate attorney at Vafiades, Brountas & Kominsky.  She is currently president of the Bangor Humane Society board and is the co-author of Wicked Good, a novel about a mother and her 15-year-old son with Asperger’s syndrome.  To help maintain balance, she teaches yoga at Om Land Yoga in Bangor.

Dr. Sandra Caron

Dr. Caron has been a Professor of Family Relations/Human Sexuality at the University of Maine for 28 years and a member of AASECT and SSSS for over 30 years. For 20 years she wrote a weekly column on sexuality for the campus newspaper entitled, Sex Matters, hosted a radio show by that same name, and hosts a national website for college students entitled Her research have focused on the social-sexual development of young people, with an emphasis on sexuality education and cross-cultural perspectives. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications and has authored four books in the field of sexuality, Sex Matters for College Students; Sex Around the World: Cross Cultural Perspectives in Human Sexuality, The Sex Lives of College Students: A Quarter Century of Attitudes and Behaviors and her newest is a children’s book, Birds and Bees and More: How Babies are Made and Families Form.