the smell of my desperation has become a stench

New Tunes – James Blake

I am so glad that I am not single and waiting around for the phone to ring because he said he would call AND HE HASN’T. Because I would be listening to this song on repeat, wallowing, staring at the phone trying to will it into ringing. And then it would, except it would be my mom, and the moment her voice hit my ears I’d lose all sense of decency and start talking about how I was going to die alone and homeless.

This song had that kind of power.

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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