the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Katey and Marlo

Here’s our assistant Katey holding Marlo the night we all piled in the car and headed down for my Granny Boone’s viewing. When I introduced her to all my extended family they all without fail said in their thick Southern accents, “My, you sure did hire a pretty one!” Yes, indeed, but you should see the way she can organize a filing cabinet and manage press inquiries. I hired a superstar.

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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