the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Through the phone

I took these photos yesterday with my iPhone as I left Salt Lake and headed to Houston (sans butt donut, thank you very much):


I’m here at the Mom 2.0 Summit in downtown Houston and will be speaking on a keynote tomorrow morning about revisions to our operating system and how to make Mom 2.1 even more reliable. It involves a lot of late night talking and drinking with friends I don’t get to see very often with accompanying exclamations like, “See?! This is why China sometimes keep their female children!”

You had to be there.

This is my first trip away from Marlo, and while I’d like to act all professional and be all WHAT? I AM IMPERVIOUS TO IMAGES OF PUPPIES FARTING SPRINKLES, I just about broke down yesterday when I saw this image:

Bang to the heart.

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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