the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Garden City, Utah

Yesterday we all drove up to Bear Lake to spend a few days with Jon’s side of the family. Leta is beyond thrilled that she doesn’t have to go to school, and the novelty of sleeping in a bed that is not her own has almost caused her head to explode. More than once she has pulled on my arm, asked me to lean down so she can tell me a secret, and whispered, “I love being here.”

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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