the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Of doctors and diagnoses

So we treated ringworm for what? Six weeks? And it never got better. Looked like it was getting worse, in fact. So we took Marlo back to the doctor, this time to another one at the clinic who could fit us in on short notice, and she looked at Marlo for barely a second and said, “You’re treating her for eczema, right?


It cleared up in two days.

I have a feeling this is just a glimpse of what the rest of her life is going to be like.

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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