the smell of my desperation has become a stench

The upside of selfies

There is so much complaining about selfies these days, that it’s an indicator that our culture is moving toward being more self-absorbed and narcissistic blahblahblah. They said that about mommyblogging, too, but what I would give to have more pictures of my mother when she was in her teens and twenties and thirties. Our kids will have so much to pore over when they are our age. I don’t think that’s a bad thing.

(No, I did not get my hair cut. It’s pulled back into a very messy ponytail.)

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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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