the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Handmade elephant pillow

This pillow from Modern Dose is probably one of my favorite possessions, handmade with 100% wool felt and filled with a firm poly fill. It’s no secret that I love elephants (see previous things I have featured here and here and here, even though, ahem, it is the mascot for the Republican Party. I have it in the living room sitting on a vintage chair I found on ebay, and I love the tiny touch of whimsy it ads to the room. (I also found these Bertoia style chairs at the same store)

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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