the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Small oval vase

I have a large collection of clear glass vases, all shapes and sizes, that I keep randomly arranged on the counter top in the kitchen. I think I got this one and a few more like it at Target last fall, and I have so many because when everything blooms in spring I want to have enough containers to fill my house with flowers. And so everywhere you turn in my home you’ll see one or two flowers tucked into a corner here and there peeking out at you to signify THANK GOD THAT AWFUL WINTER IS OVER.

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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