Thank you for visiting my Trenches! As you will see in my header, my blog name is "In the Trenches of Mommyhood". Also, please note my proper name is Sarah. With an "h". Not Sarahviz (despite my blog address), not Trenches, Trenches of Mommyhood, Trenches of Motherhood, Trenches Mom or any variation thereof.
But don't NOT address me in your greeting. Neglecting to call me by (any sort of ) name just indicates to me that you sent out the same generic e-mail blast to 499 other "mommybloggers."
Now that we've gotten that out of the way, I feel it's important that you know that I am a full-time working mom with 3 boyz ages 8, 5, and 4. Again, they are boys. Males. Testosterone-laden. Therefore, I am not interested in reviewing products, websites or books geared towards preschool, school-age, pre-teen or teenage girls, thankyouverymuch.
And nor am I interested in discussing my current choice of diapers, formula, infant gear or baby furniture. Although I refer to him as Baby on this blog (which I admit may be misleading
Additionally, I utterly abhor typographical errors and the misuse of punctuation. Consider it a (totally judgmental) quirk of mine. So please proofread your e-mail to me before you send it. Spellcheck is your friend.
Furthermore, please don't think that I am an easy target because I am a
The bottom line is that I am a busy gal trying to juggle family, career and Life. I blog to keep (what remains of) my sanity, to share my thoughts and feelings, and to connect with other bloggers worldwide. That is basically what In the Trenches of Mommyhood is about.
So if you have a product, pitch or idea that you think would be, key word here....RELEVANT to the theme of this blog, then pitch away!
Please save your, and more importantly, my time and don't bother.
Sarah at In the Trenches of Mommyhood
Well, readers of mine, what do you think? What bothers you about PR pitches that clutter up your inbox? I know I'm definitely missing some more annoyances here, so I want to keep revising this letter (based on your comments) until I'm satisfied and then post it on my sidebar. So vent away!