the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Skill of her father, ear of her mother

Leta is excelling at piano more than we could have imagined especially considering how intense her coursework is. She’s naturally good at reading music like Jon is, but she can also pick out a song just by hearing it like I used to do. I’m not denying that there are times when she wants to give it up BECAUSE IT IS JUST SO HAAAAAARRRRD! But that lasts just a few minutes, and then later in the day she’s sitting by herself at the piano breezing through the song that had stumped her earlier. I am so very, very proud.

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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