the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Home remedy

Jon’s head is perpetually congested, and last month he took a round of antibiotics for an ear infection. His ears started to fill up again, so he decided to try an over-the-counter remedy that involves dripping some sort of peroxide mixture into his ear canal and then stuffing it with tissue. When Leta saw him like this yesterday she scrunched up her nose and said, “Daddy, you look crazy.” And a little homicidal.

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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