the smell of my desperation has become a stench


This photo was taken four years ago today before Leta’s school sent home an alert that she had failed two eye exams. Seeing her without her glasses on is now strange as she only takes them off to bathe and sleep. Marlo, on the other had, tries to take her glasses off to eat, to walk, and most often to breathe. That she has only lost them once proves that life makes no sense whatsoever.

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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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