the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Metal curtain rod

Yesterday the curtain rods I bought for Leta’s windows arrived (they are currently on sale!), and for a brief moment I thought the curtains we’d found at Ikea were not going to fit the circumference of the rod. Luckily, they barely slipped on, and later today we’re going to install these in her room, the first step of many in getting that space in working order. These curtains are a little more flashy than my normal style, but Leta loves the luxurious pinkness of them, and I’m willing to compromise. She gets hot pink curtains, and I don’t have to have a room in my house look just like a brothel of cheap princesses.

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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