the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Not again

We’ve got what seems like hundreds of shots that look exactly like this one, where I’m trying to get something from a low angle and HERE COMES LUMBERING BABY. She knows I have the camera, and she knows I won’t let her have it. Thus, a magnetic attraction to it. It’s the first law of Babies, I think. The second law? They will scream when you try to wipe their face. Third? Hide your keys or they will.

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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