the smell of my desperation has become a stench


A few nights ago we took a family walk late enough in the evening that when we returned our sprinklers were running, and since Leta was in such a good mood we let her stay up and run through the water. This is by far my favorite time of the day: the quiet, still moments before the sun sets. And the way the light was catching the water here around our rose bushes just filled me with contentment. I am so excited for this summer.

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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