the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Helping me organize the nursery

I did not discover Chuck’s ability to balance things on his head until Leta was several months old, and so now I’m realizing that there are all sorts of newborn props with which to disrupt his day. We’re starting slowly here with a pink onesie but soon will quickly move on to more complicated things like bottles of diaper rash ointment and maybe an actual newborn baby. Chuck can just pretend he’s a horsie!

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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