the smell of my desperation has become a stench

I think his name is Tanner

I’m not related to this kid, he was just super cute and he was at my cousin’s wedding. I kept asking him his name and he kept saying, “Tanner!” but it came out sounding like, “Hannah!” So I kept saying, “Hannah?” and he kept saying, “No! TANNER!” and then I kept saying, “Hannah?” And this continued for an hour. At the end I just gave up and said, “Hannah, I’m putting you on the Internet.”

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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