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“The Year My Marriage Almost Broke” as featured on Scary Mommy

……………………We understand now that anger does not equal hatred. We realize that frustration is different from resentment. We recognize that sharing our lives doesn’t negate the fact that we are separate and independent individuals with our own goals, our own moods and our own baggage. We get cranky and impatient, and sometimes we get so fucking angry with one another we can hardly stand to be in the same room. We laugh………………. You can read the whole article HERE  … Read entire article »

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WORDS & MEANINGS from Men &Women

WORDS & MEANINGS from Men &Women

Words What Women mean What Men mean Honey, where are the keys? I’ve looked everywhere and I can’t find the keys. Before I get up and walk to the exact spot that the keys are always kept, can you please verify that they are there? Ugh, I think I’m getting sick. I have a fever of 102, the cold sweats and my body aches. I’m sure it’s … Read entire article »

Booty calls in the pre-cell phone era~~The Cliff Notes.

Booty calls in the pre-cell phone era~~The Cliff Notes.

Alternate title:  It wasn’t easy being sleazy.   These days, college horn-dogs have it easy.  Feeling frisky?  A little drunky-drunky?  Wanna hook up?  Cool.  Text an emoji and a ? to your first choice.  If you receive an unfavorable response, or, heaven forbid, no response at all,  move on to choice number two.    Plug the address into your GPS, stop … Read entire article »

What those annoying FB posts REALLY mean.

What those annoying FB posts REALLY mean.

  WHAT YOU WROTE WHAT YOU REALLY MEANT WHAT YOUR FRIENDS READ Oh, look at my sweet child. I love him 😉 I’m a parent. I need to tell you that in case you forgot that I am breeder You love him? Well, that’s a fucking relief. It’s pretty much the most important part of the job. I love my spouse.   Today is the first day in a … Read entire article »

35 Random Facts About Hot Mess Mom

35 Random Facts About Hot Mess Mom

Everything you ever wanted to know about me.  And a few things you didn’t.   After the Great Selfie Caper 2015, I realized that unless you have been following Hot Mess Mom for years, you probably know very little about me other than I love vodka, wine, my kids, my husband, and my dogs. So, here you go.   35(ish) facts about me. I … Read entire article »

The Crap First Time Moms Really Need And The Shit They Don’t

The Crap First Time Moms Really Need And The Shit They Don’t

I recently attended a baby shower for a friend who is in her early 30’s and having her first child.  As I perused the baby registry online, I couldn’t help but giggle.  I remembered back to 15 years ago when I just couldn’t IMAGINE bringing my firstborn into this cold, harsh world without the perfect ‘going home outfit’, a diaper-wipe … Read entire article »

20 Benefits Of Teenaged Boys

20 Benefits Of Teenaged Boys

20 Benefits of Teenage Boys You never have to clean out the fridge or pantry. No food expires.  Ever. Your 10,000 steps a day come from walking the aisles at the supermarket and wearing a path in the carpet between his room and the laundry. You no longer feel guilty buying the “nice” gloves for washing dishes because now you wear them all of … Read entire article »

Why I don’t show my kids’ faces…

  I’ve been at this blogging thing for a while now. I get a lot of comments.  I get a lot of questions. “HMM, how do you stay so skinny?”  “HMM, how do you stay so beautiful?”  “HMM, how do you keep it all together so flawlessly?”.. “HMM, WHY NO FACES??”.       So, yeah.. the faces question… that’s pretty much the only one…   1.  It was my decision to share my life with the vastness of the interweb.  Mine, not my kids’.  Now that they are older, I don’t post any of their stories without their permission, however I still write about them a lot.   My oldest son is in 8th grade.  I have cleaning ladies for the SOLE … Read entire article »

The village that raises you is always your village.

  I was very blessed in my youth to be a part of many different “families” or “villages”.   My parents’ friends and their children, my own friends and their parents, and our entire High School community during those special years. I am so lucky, at age 42 to still have my own parents as well as almost all of my friends’ parents.  Actually, more of my friends have left this earth than has the older generation. Last night, we lost a wonderful man.  He was a father of four boys and a grandfather of nine girls.  He was a “surrogate” father to countless others, myself being one. I was best friends with one of his sons during our … Read entire article »

Showers, shits and public nakedness- a peak into my subconscious.

  If you’ve been on this blog awhile, you’ve read about some of my other F*ed up Dreams..   There is a whole category on them. (you can find more of them at the bottom of this page under “Related Posts and Interests”). It’s been a long time since I’ve documented one of my nighttime adventures…     yeah…  here ya go. I’m on Saint Simons Island with my friends who live there and the 4 of us are traveling around the island on a motorcycle with wine glasses in each hand.  NOTE:  One motorcycle.  With a banana seat.  And 4 grown women asses.  And 8 glasses of wine.  Just traipsing all over the island like conjoined quadruplet … Read entire article »