An unfiltered fire hose of flaming condemnation

Internet, I’m craving Doritos

  • Sheila


  • Dooce, congratulations!!! Thank you for writing about everything that brought you to this moment – you help the rest of us get through our lives, too.

  • A. Berkoski


    I’m so happy for you. You deserve all the happiness!

  • Yaaayy!!! Congratulations guys! I’m so happy for you!

  • Congrats!!

  • Cassandra

    Yay! I kept thinking you would announce news like this any day…

  • Congratulations!!!

  • Miss S

    WOOOO HOOOO! Awesomeness! Happy-baby-thoughts are with you all, here’s to a mellow pregnancy!
    I’m so curious to hear Leta’s thoughts on this new addition 🙂

  • Amy

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you! 😀

  • Rachel

    long time stalker saying Congratulations! So happy for you!

  • OH MY GOD!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sue W

    Holy Crap! I didn’t see that coming! My hubby is a Frito rep, so we could help with those cravings.

    Congrats on the new bundle.

  • Ana

    Congratulations! Such happy news.

  • Bridget

    I have not commented, but love your quick wit. Here is a link if you want a name in Elvish.

  • BD in NYC

    FANTASTIC NEWS!!! Congrats and much good luck!

  • Many congrats:)

  • I am thrilled for you!!!! Have you told Leta yet and if so, how’s that going?

    *doing happy dance*


  • OH wonderful! Wishing you and your family the very, very best. Congratulations!

  • Congratulations!! I are so very happy for you. The waiting and trying process can be unbelievably hard.

    I can’t wait to meet the new baby! Take care.

  • mpp


  • Kate

    Congratulations to you all! Wishing you a healthy and peaceful pregnancy and birth.

  • Rosemary

    Yay! So excited for you. And my first thought is of how much free baby crap people are going to mail you! lol! Congrats!

  • Amazing news — congratulations! I may be weeping a little.

  • Sarah

    I’ll pile on and say CONGRATS as well!!!

    Also, a preemptive “fuck the haters”!!!

  • AmyH

    HOLY COW! Congratulations. I am so happy for you and can’t believe you have the self restraint to hold off on telling the world until you had an ultrasound. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome.

  • Congratulations again!!!! I already commented on your flickr picture but had to do it again! I also read everyday but rarely comment… I am so happy for you and Leta! She’s going to be a big sister!!!

  • Congratulations! My due date is June 28! I also experienced a miscarriage last year so it was a relief to see a steady heartbeat. Now every time I get nauseous or crave something weird, I just get so happy.

  • ack! your due date is my anniversary 🙂 congratulations!!

  • Congratulations!!! That’s wonderful news and I wish you all the best!!!

  • Wonderful, wonderful news

  • Congrats!

  • Aryana

    CONGRATULATIONS! Heather, you gave me chills. I am so utterly happy for you and Jon. I wish you health and happiness for a successful pregnancy.

  • Wow! That is such good news! Mazel Tov! Thankfully the baby won’t be chewing and destroing Leta’s toys right away like the new puppy!

  • That is so awesome! Congratulations!!!!!!

  • Julie in CA

    WOW, so exciting for the Armstrong’s, the internet’s are excited with you.

  • I had a miscarriage last week and have been super depressed. This post made me happy. I feel like everyone I know that is pregnant is lame-o and I have been feeling sorry for their unborn child.

    This reassures me that kick ass people are still having kids!

  • Linsey

    YAY! my birthday is June 15th… plus, Flag Day is rockin!

  • Jennifer

    congratulations!!!!! so happy for good news.

  • Floyd

    Congratulations! Wonderful news!

    June 14th is my birthday so of course that’s even better!

  • Kim Ross

    Congrats. I am so excited for you guys.

  • jaggy

    I got teary & I don’t even know you!! but I feel like I do.. Perfect Wed news.. Thanks.

  • Lauren

    CONGRATULATIONS! I totally just got a little choked up about it. 🙂 I must be pmsing.

  • Angie

    I have just finished reading your blog from the last post to this post. I feel like I have known you for ages and have such a love for you. Im so excited for you! I hope this pregnancy is just amazing.

  • Joyce

    Congrats to you and your family!!!! Awesome news!

  • Congratulations! Can’t wait for this one to join your family, so we can hear the funny things this child will do!

  • How wonderful!! Congrats!!

  • rocketbride

    yay! good luck and good health!

  • Caroline in MA

    Congratulations!! So excited to hear your happy news!!!


  • Awww!! You lucky lucky girl!! Congratulations!!!

  • Congrats! I’m due with #2 a few weeks later on July 11th. Totally freaked out about the prospect of having a 4 year old and newborn in the same house. Good luck and hope that your pregnancy is healthy and uneventful!

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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