the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Because I am only a little obsessed

This is one of the two hippo figurines that belong to a Noah’s Ark toy given to Leta by a neighbor. I have stolen it, and now it sits next to the keyboard on my desk. Leta hasn’t noticed, probably because this hippo isn’t wearing a crown or a ruffly dress. When I look at it I am reminded of just how awesome the idea is that that old dude got all those animals on that boat and not a single one of them chewed off his arms.

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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