the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Feeling Guilty

UPDATE: It didn’t work. How stupid of a mother do I have to be that MY kid won’t fall asleep in the car AFTER AN HOUR of driving around? My death, it will be a slow one.

I am going to remain calm and resist the urge to write in all capital letters even though that would be so appropriate right now, but Leta’s transition to one nap a day IS KICKING MY ASS, sorry, I slipped up, but you know what I’m going to do? DO YOU KNOW? Today is totally messed up and I am going to put her in the back seat of the car and drive around until she falls asleep, THE. ONE. SINGLE. THING. I promised myself I would never do. But today, today I have to.

I promise I won’t ever do it again. No, really.

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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