the smell of my desperation has become a stench


Chuck is always so excited to go stay at the kennel that when we exit the freeway and turn onto the road leading to the facility he knows exactly where we are and where we’re going. And then he starts crying with anticipation. Dude doesn’t even look back wistfully as we wave goodbye. I think he would much rather live at the kennel because there no one forces him to do any awkward cuddling.

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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