Are You Hiding Behind Your Computer?

A friend/acquaintance just said this to me… “It was nice hanging out with you and getting to know you better because I feel like we don’t do that enough and I really like you. You are funny! I just feel like you would rather be…

Adult Friend Ice Breaker Game II…

Remember when my friend Liza and I tried to get to know each other better by playing an Ice Breaker game.  And we left you with the cliffhanger of all cliffhangers…   This is what is cool about this game. We started with questions and…

My Friend’s And Their Sex Lives…

This was first published on September 3rd, 2011.   I’m lucky to have a lot of good friends. Sometimes I wonder what the hell I did right.  I still have childhood, teen, 20’s, college, work and now Mommy friends. I have totally lucked out in…

Women Who Don’t Have Women Friends…

It is sexist to say that you can’t get along with other women. Or that you don’t have any women friends. Or that you don’t like being friends with other women.     Now, can married women have male friends?    

I Hate The Word Tribe…

I hate the word tribe. I am sick of it. Lately, it’s a word that many grown women have been using on their social media. Listen, it doesn’t sound like you have friends. It sounds like you are an exclusive jerk who is playing mean…

Jana’s Mom Is Cool…

My daughter was invited to a play date to Jana’s last week. As we were driving there my daughter said, “Jana’s mom is pretty cool.” OH SHIT. Here we go. This is the moment. This is the moment where my daughter figures out that I…

Some People Just Don’t Like You…

I know this might come across as shocking to you, but some people just don’t like me. ACK. The horrors. It’s okay. You don’t have to like me. I am okay with that. But, sometimes I need a reminder….   Thanks for digging Mommy’s Weird….

Life Lessons From Judy Blume…

Books have always been a huge part of my life. I think it has a lot to do with being a child of the 80’s and not owning an Atari. My love for books began early. Nancy Drew, Encyclopedia Brown, Choose Your Own Adventure –…

Don’t Put Off Your Health…

This Christmas my friend had a scar on her head. I asked what it was from and she explained that she had a spot that never healed. It was basal cell cancer. That lit a fire under my ass. I had a mole that just…

We Get To Choose….

When I was growing up I didn’t get to choose my friends.  It was a hindrance and a blessing. It was a hindrance because of exactly what I said. I am so literal. There was such a small pool of kids that you pretty much…