the smell of my desperation has become a stench

A tiny glimpse of loyalty

Leta has a stomach bug for the second time this week, and the doctor is all, has she thrown up her liver yet? No? Then you’re overreacting. So we’ve got her hopped up on over-the-counter medication and plugged into various episodes of Strawberry Shortcake, and then all of a sudden Chuck shows up from his basement lair, climbs onto the couch beside her and snuggles in. THIS DOES NOT EVER HAPPEN. Maybe because she’s on his team when it comes to Coco, and he wants to make sure she doesn’t cross over? Maybe because he senses she’s sick and he’s just being adorable? I don’t care about the reason, I just had to document this occasion so that I have proof that he once acted like a dog.

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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