Why Would You Ride With Someone Who's Been Drinking?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I love my friends, but they always drink too much when we go out. ...more
My friends and I hire local teenagers to be the DD when we all go out. I used to be younger ...more

My Husband Wants My Boobs to Look Like a Hooters Girl

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My husband has been pressuring me to get a boob job because he thinks I'll look a lot better with bigger breasts....more
Ummmmm...wow. I feel so bad for this woman. Her husband sounds like a first class jerk. Hope she ...more

I Don't Want Your Ugly Old Stuff

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I just had my third baby a few months ago, and I'm being overwhelmed by my friends dropping off hand-me-downs. ...more
1. It's yours now you can do what you want 2. It is quite possible she had the same thing done ...more

Will I Be Eating Cat Food When I'm 80?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I find myself worried about finances all of the time lately. We're doing okay, but it seems like we just keep getting bill after bill and our savings never goes up. ...more
If you are a compulsive spender go to Debtors Anonymous and work that program consistently.more

Why Is My Creepy Neighbor Texting Me?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My family is on friendly terms with our next-door neighbors and has been for a few years. However, the husband of the family has recently started sending me texts. Nothing too weird, things like, "How is your day?" and "Love this weather!" but I find it really strange. I don't know if he's hitting on me or what. I feel like if I confront him on it, I might be really embarrassed when he says he's just friendly. However, I would like it to stop. Advice?Signed,Stop Texting Me...more
allison.arnone I agree with you, it's weird and he shouldn't be texting her, good intentions or not.more

Don't You Question How Much Weight I've Gained, Lady

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My mother-in-law keeps asking me how much weight I've gained during my pregnancy. I have dodged the question, but I know it will come up again. My MIL is quite proud that she only gained 15 pounds during her pregnancy, which is insane. If I tell her how much I've gained, I know she is going to make me feel like I've put on too much weight. Plus, it's none of her business! I wouldn't mind if a close friend or sister asked, but it feels invasive coming from my mother-in-law. How do I politely avoid answering this question?...more
It's no one's business. I gained 56 lbs when pregnant with my twins. 56! What. But my co-worker ...more

Can I Leave My Dog's Poop in My Neighbor's Garbage?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,Whenever I take my dog for a walk, he inevitably poops after about 10 minutes....more
BlogHerFamily No! That's disgusting!more

Do You Invite the Whole Class to Your Kid's Birthday Party?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,So what's the etiquette on birthday parties? Do you have to invite your kid's whole class? Or can you just invite your child's close friends? We are new to the area. I don't want to piss people off before we have even gotten settled, but we don't have limitless resources.Signed,No Birthday Drama MamaImage: Phalinn Ooi via Flickr Creative Commons...more
Tough call. I was one of the kids that was regularly not invited to birthday parties, mostly ...more

My Neighbor's Decorations Are Ruining My Christmas

Dear Mouthy Housewives,One of my neighbors really loves Christmas. Like, really, really, really loves Christmas. ...more
Take the Grinch stick out of your bum! It's Christmas, who cares if she has a ton of ...more

How Do You Tip As A Holiday Gift?

Dear Mouthy Housewives, What's the rule of thumb on tipping for the holidays? I feel like I get so overwhelmed and then just empty out my bank account for anyone who asks. I’m on a budget but want to be generous. Help! Signed,Tipping Tina Dear Tipping Tina, ...more