the smell of my desperation has become a stench

About thirty minutes before bedtime

Our house is north-facing, and the only time we really get any light in the living room is in the late afternoon or close to dusk when the sun finally finds the northwest window. And of all the light in our house, this is the best to take photos in. Here it really emphasizes the features of her face that are still very young, still round and cherub. It helps that she was sleepy at the time, too.

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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