the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Embroidered hedgehog

A reader named Giuliana (hi, Giuliana!) noticed that I have a thing for hedgehogs and pointed me in the direction of a wonderful Etsy site called Apple & Eve where I found this adorable little guy. I have placed him on the ledge of one of the four mirrors we have hanging in the living room, something to make me smile as I run screaming past this wall from the office because someone’s website just re-sized my browser. AGAIN. If I ever invite you over to my house for dinner and I find out that you once coded a website for someone that caused a browser window to resize don’t be surprised if I sneak into the bathroom to pee in your cocktail.

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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