the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Heart breaking violently

Alice and her husband Scott and son Henry were visiting Salt Lake City last week and spent a leisurely Saturday night helping us drink our wine. Leta developed a huge crush on Henry, and he was chivalrous enough to oblige her and spent several hours entertaining her. For about an hour they both chased each other and tried to elicit a startled shriek from one another, but the result was a house filled with hysterical giggling. The following morning the first thing Leta said when she woke up is, “Where is the boy who is trying to scare me?”

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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