the smell of my desperation has become a stench


The little one is finally feeling a bit better from one of the worst illnesses to hit the whole family in years. It worked its way through all of us in different forms over the past four weeks, and I’m on the tail end of a seven-day coughing fit. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to have kids you should understand that you’re giving birth to a petri dish. You’ll be sick for at least five straight years.

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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