about stephanie triplett

Stephanie Triplett is author of The Mommy Chronicles (Hay House 2005) and The Must-Have Mom Manual  (Ballantine, 2009). She has more than 15 years experience in the marketing and advertising arena. She is a graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Merchandising and a minor in Art. Stephanie was working with the Disney/ABC Family cable television network in Atlanta when she left her professional life to raise her two children, Sara and Timothy.

Stephanie has worked for newspapers, advertising agencies, cable television networks, and even a veterinary hospital. She has managed the marketing and promotion of everything from television shows and fitness professionals, to gas pumps and dog vaccines. These experiences gave her the skills to become a copywriter. She currently owns a marketing and writing business called Writer's Block.

To date, Stephanie is a cheer mom, tennis mom and PTA mom. In between cutting Box Tops for Education and selling fundraisers, she’s been working hard on the The Must-Have Mom Manual. Her dynamic personality, energy and dry sense of humor have helped greatly in working with Sara to develop The Mommy Chronicles Radio Show.

Stephanie lives in Atlanta with her husband Tim Triplett and their two children, Sara and Timmy, a Shetland sheepdog named Lulu, a male bunny named Amber, a  gerbil, a guinea pig, a turtle, as well as a host of reptiles Timmy frequently brings in from the creek in the backyard.

Sara Ellington is author of The Mommy Chronicles (Hay House, 2005) and The Must-Have Mom Manual (Ballantine, 2009). She is a graduate of Lynchburg College and the University of North Carolina  - Charlotte. After the birth of her first child, Sara went through a difficult battle with postpartum depression, which she shares candidly in The Mommy Chronicles.

From 2005 through 2006, Sara was co-host with Stephanie Triplett of a weekly radio show for moms called The Mommy Chronicles Show, which aired live on HayHouseRadio.com and Sirius Satellite Radio, Channel 114, LIME. She and Stephanie have appeared on NBC’s TODAY Show and were selected as “spokesmoms” by Johnson & Johnson for a national satellite media tour announcing the birth of the 300 millionth American.

In addition to being an author, mother and wife, Sara is a freelance writer. She has written for Charlotte Ventures magazine, Mothers & More’s national newsletter, Forum, and a NASCAR television pilot. She has also blogged for MomsCharlotte.com, a partner with The Charlotte Observer. Prior to becoming a mother, she worked for several advertising agencies as a copywriter. Sara’s advertising work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Southern Living, and The Charlotte Observer.


In 2007, Sara’s life took a drastic turn when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. After six months of chemotherapy, Sara remains cancer free.

Sara lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband David Behnke and their two children, Anna and Cade, a Golden Retriever named River and a turtle Anna has given the unlikely name “Slash.”

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Stephanie with Sara and Timmy

Sara with Anna and Cade