the smell of my desperation has become a stench

High tea

I took Leta to tea over spring break, and one of the highlights of the afternoon was this blooming tea. Leta could not believe her eyes, and kept asking me how they do that?! And I wasn’t trying to make it a non issue, I just really didn’t know. I’d heard about these but had never seen one actually bloom before. So I kept asking Leta, “How do they do that?!”

Certainly one of those books she’s read explains this.

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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