the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Here in America

I’ve mentioned before that Marlo loves the chicken tikka masala and yellow rice at Whole Fruits, but recently that love has turned into an obsession. Both of my kids will do this, go through phases where they want to eat one thing and one thing only, and she has requested it so much over the past couple of weeks that I finally got enough of it to last a few nights. Here is my Utah-born child wearing a Chinese Cheongsam dress bought in San Francisco eating Indian food made at a grocery store whose headquarters are in Texas.

Kids, this is your country.

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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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