the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Saturday afternoon treat

Recently we’ve started letting Leta play computer games on Jon’s computer after she’s shown good behavior at school, and she’s become so good at maneuvering the mouse that she doesn’t have to ask for help as often. This means an hour can go by without hearing a peep from her, and suddenly Jon is all, umm, are we bad parents for letting a computer babysit our daughter? And I’m all, of course not! Your computer is very loving.

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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