the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Triggering the chorus of a certain Journey song

Took this photo a few minutes before I landed in San Francisco last Wednesday morning and was dying to spend some time in the city when it wasn’t cold and foggy. But then I got to the hotel and noticed the king-sized bed, took a look at my swollen legs, and then literally fell over. You better believe I’m going to bring this up one day when this kid is arguing with me over her curfew, over how life totally isn’t fair, wah wah wah, and I’ll be all fair? FAIR? It was sunny that one day in San Francisco, but because I was busy GIVING YOU LIFE I had to take a nap. That’s right. It was your fault. Now shut up and go to your room.

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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