the smell of my desperation has become a stench


My mother refers to this website as “doocie,” pronounced DOO-SEE, and recently she called to tell me that a few of her co-workers had daughters who read my website, doocie. Normally this would not be acceptable behavior as I am not an ending-in-i-e type of person, but I’m just thankful that she’s not referring to it as “that piece of shit which has secured my youngest child a first-class trip to Hell.” The family, they have made progress.

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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