the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Portrait of two cute pairs of shoes, plus one pair that will make you break out in sores

We don’t have an official policy about removing your shoes when you come in our house, it’s just we all like to walk around barefoot as much as possible. So there’s always a pile of shoes crowding the front door. I try to keep Leta’s shoes as far away as possible from Jon’s rubber gnome clogs just so that she doesn’t catch a disease. But sometimes that’s hard to do when you’re married to someone whose feet are as long as skis.

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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