the smell of my desperation has become a stench


I’m in New York for a conference this week, and when I packed my bags I realized I don’t own a pair of dressy pants. I have tons of skirts and dresses, but zero pants. Not a problem because I work from home, but when I have to go to events it turns out people aren’t as enthusiastic about my Underoos as they should be.

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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