the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Large organizational clothespin

This clothespin was an anniversary present from Jon, something he found at a local Pottery Barn (and something I cannot find on their website). I have it sitting on my desk and use it to hold mail and other things that need to be addressed. This works better than a folder because the folder hides the work I have to do, whereas here’s this obnoxiously giant green clothespin going, THINGS WILL CONTINUE TO BE AWKWARD IF YOU INSIST ON IGNORING ME.

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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