the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Jade plant

This is one of two jade plants that I bought at Ikea that I have sitting on the kitchen table. They’re really odd looking plants and resemble an illustration you might see in a Dr. Seuss book, whimsical but still elegant. The vases are from the KARDEMUMMA collection at Ikea. Does anyone else have a hard time leaving Ikea without a new plant? Because Jon has to tell me before we go in the building NO NEW PLANTS. WE ARE HERE FOR THE BJÖRKUDDEN AND THE BJÖRKUDDEN ONLY.

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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