the smell of my desperation has become a stench

For Mother’s Day

Anna from Anna Bee Jewelry sent me this delicate necklace personalized with my daughters’ names, a sample from her beautiful collection. I love its simplicity and have been wearing it all week, meaning Marlo has tried over and over again to yank it off of my neck. Jon needs to order one of these for me for Mother’s Day, except the tags should read “My Adorable Nerd” and “Baby Rambo.”

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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