My Daughter Wants a Puppy. I Hate Dogs.

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My 11-year-old daughter wants to get a puppy. She really wants to get a puppy. ...more
There are also organizations that train service dogs that need foster families for the first ...more

Should I Thank My Cousin For Making My Crappy Wedding Veil?

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I just got married less than a month ago and everything is spectacular on that front. However, I have a little “Thank You Card” etiquette question. My cousin made my veil; a birdcage, which is important to note. She is a design school graduate and a professional haberdasher, so I trusted her. I wasn't just having her do a family favor. She also offered to make hair dealios for my bridesmaids (clips, pins, headbands and such)....more
You sound like a really graceful and truly nice person. liked your idea, thanx for sharing.more

Who Can Convince Me That Working Out Is Fun?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I need to start exercising. It’s pathetic....more
GOOD FOR YOU!  You've taken the first step - you've said it out loud.  That makes it real. ...more

Would You Move From the Boonies If Your Kids Didn't Want To?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I want to move to a new neighborhood that would be closer to restaurants, coffee shops and stores....more
If you want to somewhere that is closer to stores and restaurants, keep in mind that you will ...more

What to Do When Your Tween Wakes Up Grumpy

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My pre-teen daughter wakes up so grumpy every morning....more
I think the swap will work out much better!! :Pmore

Will Our Neighbors Hate Us If We Build a Swimming Pool?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,We are planning to build a pool in our backyard this summer. I know it's going to be loud with a lot of dust. ...more
Yeah, invite them over when it's done, and remember you're increasing neighborhood property ...more

Why Won't You Stop Posting Unflattering Pictures of Me?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I'm friends with a lot of other women in my neighborhood, and we go out at least once a month for drinks and gossip. ...more
Whine and moan. Kwitcherbitchin. Or start taking and posting ones in return. Seriously, if ...more

How Do I Get Rid of Working Mom Guilt?

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I travel now and then for work, and I always feel so guilty leaving my kids. I don't know why. ...more
Loviing husbands don't clean homes to help their wives, they clean homes because it is their ...more

Do You Ever Lie to Your Husband About Your Kids?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,My toddler is too young for preschool, but I really need some kid-free time at least one morning a week. ...more

Would You Spend a Week in a Beach House With Another Family?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,A good friend of mine asked me if my family would like to rent a house with her family this summer. (She's already making plans for June. Very Type-A.) ...more
Great advice.  My family owns (read: my grandma died and left it to like 10 aunts, uncles and ...more