the smell of my desperation has become a stench


“Have you brushed your teeth today?”
“Vote Kerry/Edwards! John Kerry 2004!”
“I think it’s important that this family vote for John Kerry.”
“I understand that. But –”
“– But what? It’s much more important that we vote for John Kerry than knowing whether or not I brushed my teeth today.”
“You haven’t brushed your teeth today, have you?”

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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