the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stylish dog collars

We finally got around to putting on the dogs’ new collars from The Mod Dog last night (Coco is seen here wearing the Skeep design, and Chuck is seen over here in the Hedgehog Festival design). This is the third or fourth collar we’ve had to get Coco since we adopted her in January, and I’m guessing all the wear and tear is caused by the constant wrestling she does with Chuck. Or maybe we haven’t taught her to treat her belongings with the respect they deserve, or so says her stuffed squirrel.

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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