the smell of my desperation has become a stench

No, Chuck is not dead

I’ve received many frantic emails since I uploaded February’s masthead from concerned readers who think that I was announcing Chuck’s death. THIS IS NOT THE CASE, INTERNET. The masthead is referencing the birthday of this website, February 2001, and that it is now seven years old. Chuck turns six years old next month, and even in his old age he can still balance fruit on his head.

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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