the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Sunset through the pine trees

A large row of pine trees sits on the west side of our house and gives our backyard tons of shade during the summer. They’re gorgeous, majestic in size, but they’re home to a host of obnoxious squirrels that like to taunt Chuck and Coco. I’m a huge animal lover, yes, but sometimes they’re so loud and belligerent that I’d like to walk up and flick them in the forehead.

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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