Heather Armstrong: Pioneering Blogger Who Helped Upend Women’s Media

From a Washington Post obit by Taylor Lorenz headlined “Heather Armstrong, who made it okay to say motherhood was hard, dead at 47”:

Heather Armstrong, a pioneering blogger who transformed women’s media and altered the public perception of motherhood, has died.

Armstrong, who also went by her maiden name, Heather Hamilton, died by suicide, according to her boyfriend, Pete Ashdown, who said that he found her Tuesday night at their Salt Lake City home. Ashdown said that Armstrong had recently relapsed into alcoholism after remaining sober for more than 18 months.