the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Leta’s baby quilt

I was straightening up a storage closet this weekend when I realized, holy crap, I own a lot of quilts. In fact, I own so many I guess you could say that I collect them, so this week I’m going to feature some of my favorites here in the style section. This was the one Jon’s mother Della hand-quilted for Leta when she was born. She asked what the colors in her nursery were going to be, I said pink and green, and this is the beautiful piece that she designed. I’m making Leta treat this with the utmost respect because I want her to be able to pass this along to her own children should she choose to have any. If she chooses not to, well then, I can always leave my life savings to the goldfish.

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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