Author and Mom Blogger Heather “Dooce” Armstrong Dead at 47

Author and Mom Blogger Heather

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The blogging world has actually lost a leader.

Heather Armstrong, an author who kick-started the mommy blogging pattern by narrating her being a parent journey on her site Dooce throughout the early aughts, passed away May 9, according to a post shared to her Instagram page. She was 47.

“Heather Brooke Hamilton aka Heather B. Armstrong aka dooce aka love of my life,” the May 10 post read. “July 19, 1975 – May 9, 2023. ‘It takes an ocean not to break.’ Hold your loved ones close and love everyone else.”

Armstrong passed away by suicide at her Salt Lake City house, her sweetheart Pete Ashdown informed the AssociatedPress He kept in mind that Armstrong had actually experienced a regression after being sober for over 18 months.

Armstrong started blogging under the pseudonym Dooce in 2001, increasing to mommy blog writer popularity as she provided an unflinching check out her domesticity on the domain of the very same name. She composed thoroughly about psychological health, her healing from alcoholic abuse and insights into motherhood as she raised children Leta, 19, and Marlo, 13, whom she both show ex hubby Jon Armstrong