Armstrong was raised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Memphis, Tennessee, and majored in English at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, graduating in 1997. Armstrong married web designer Jon Armstrong and returned to Salt Lake City to work as a consultant and designer.On January 17, 2012 the duo announced they were in a trial separation.In 2002, Armstrong ignited a fierce debate about privacy issues when she was allegedly fired from her job as a web designer and graphic artist because she had written satirical accounts of her experiences at a dot-com startup on her personal blog, A year later I was fired from my job for this website because I had written stories that included people in my workplace. This definition was used by the television game show Jeopardy!on December 10, 2009, as evidenced by a screenshot on her blog the following day.HEATHER ARMSTRONG, 35, SALT LAKE CITYShe shares her kids' personal details with millions Ten years ago, Heather Armstrong started her blog, dooce.com, as a place to talk about music, movies, and her (then) single life.But as she became a wife to husband Jon, and mother to daughters Leta, 7, and Marlo, 20 months, her posts shifted.It’s difficult to be told that you did it wrong for years and take a look back and feel the deep regret that if only you’d known you were doing it wrong, you could have made changes and done the work that would have fixed the wrongness.
Today, employs both Armstrongs full-time, and logged over 18 million visits in the last year.
In a long post, Jon talks about what he calls “Recent Events”: Many of you might wonder why the hell I’d agree to help Heather. It’s in my interest to have the business be successful.
By extension, it’s in my interest for Heather to be successful.
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Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. Armstrong (née Hamilton, born July 19, 1975) is an American blogger who resides in Salt Lake City, Utah. Armstrong explains that "Dooce" came from her inability to quickly spell "dude" during IM chats with her former co-workers.