the smell of my desperation has become a stench


GAH! I still can’t believe it when I say it out loud, but I AM A MOTHER OF TWO. Leta’s doing remarkably well with the change, and in fact she’s constantly asking if she can hold and kiss the baby. Marlo comes in very handy at Leta’s bedtime when Leta is trying to stall. “But I haven’t kissed the baby!” she’ll cry, even though she’s already kissed the baby several hundred times. I’m guessing this is just the beginning of the two of them conspiring to take me and Jon down. GAME ON.

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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