the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Just before bedtime

That last photo is for my mother whose birthday is today. Happy birthday, Mom.

DORJ! is in town and is staying with us for a couple days. After we got Leta ready for bed and Jon started to read her stories, I walked back into the living room to tell DORJ! that I was going downstairs to work for a little while but that Jon would be out in a few minutes and would be ready to cuddle with him. That there would be much cuddling. And that he had better reciprocate the cuddling.

I love DORJ! because all he said was, “Okay.” And then without hesitation went back to watching ESPN.

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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