the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Charley Harper Memory Game

I cannot count the number of people who have written to inform me of this (thanks to all of you), but there is a collection of Charley Harper children’s games, books, and t-shirts for sale right now at Old Navy, a line introduced by Todd Oldham who was named the company’s new design creative director last year. I’m having a hard time deciding whether to wrap this up and give it to Leta for Christmas or to keep it pristine like it is and set it on my desk so that I can look at it longingly while I work. I love that he brought Harper’s illustrations to Old Navy, and I can’t wait to see what other ideas play out.

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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