Why Are You Making Me Talk on the Phone When We Can Text?!

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I have a very close friend whom I adore. We text all the time but sometimes in the middle of texting, she calls me. I totally get it. I can only type so much, too! But the problem is -- my friend can be a bit long-winded. Okay, a lot! This is fine when we are out for a girls' night, but when I'm running kids to activities, dealing with my toddler, etc., I don't have time for one of these long conversations. But I feel bad letting it go to voice mail when we were just texting. What should I do?!! Signed,Texting Teresa...more
I must confess, I am the one who calls.  I do text a significant amount - but only to ...more

You're a Good Friend But Please Stop Texting Me!

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I have a pretty good friend who keeps texting me throughout the day. Like "Hey, what's up?" and "What's going on?" And the answer is always "I'm cleaning" or "Picking up the kids." I find it really annoying to have to respond. I don't love texting, but I know she just wants to be friendly. Do I say anything to her or let it go? Signed,There is Absolutely Nothing Up with Me. Seriously, Nothing. ...more
Give it about 4-6 (at least) to reply. If she sends multiple texts, set her text tone to silent. ...more