the smell of my desperation has become a stench

The Saturday morning cave

Saturday morning Leta set up camp in the bathroom. She shoved three blankets, two pillows and a stack of toys into the bathtub. And since Marlo wants to be wherever Leta is, she crawled into the bathroom and stood at the side of the tub for quite some time, smacking the side of it and screaming nonsense. It was totally magical. And I say that as earnestly as possible. I can’t get enough of this time in our lives.

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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