the smell of my desperation has become a stench

MOP Pear Shampoo

This infant/toddler shampoo was on my holiday gift guide, and I included it there because the smell is so divine. Since it’s such a gentle shampoo, perfect for kids like Leta who freak out about the possibility of soap getting into her eyes, I use it every other time I wash my own hair to mix it up a bit. Plus, I adore the simple, almost medicinal design of the bottle. It looks great just sitting on the countertop in the bathroom.

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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