the smell of my desperation has become a stench


That’s what Leta loves to call Marlo, because she heard us talking one day about how when Marlo’s insurance card came in the mail it said, “Mario Iris Armstrong.” And it took some time to fix. I think we have unknowingly given her a life long problem with that L in her name being mistaken for an I because several people have written to me and said YOU NAMED YOUR DAUGHTER MARIO?!

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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