The Goody Bag Wars – Mompetition

Ok, so is it just a Southern thing for Moms to try and upstage each other all of the time in the most random of ways? Or is this Pinterest-esque one-upping a national or even international phenomenon? It happened to me, yet again, today at my daughter’s ballet class. Now let me emphasize that she only sees these girls once a week for an hour. They don’t all hang out…. Or go to the same schools… And the moms aren’t a very cohesive group.. We don’t really chit chat much. It’s gotten to where I leave during her class and go do something else for an hour with the other two Herdmembers I’m keeping under control. So you can imagine my shock when we arrived at ballet class today… Hurrying in as we always do because I’m never sure that they won’t be starting early. One of the moms, who isn’t very social with the other moms, was standing at the door with her daughter and handing out goody bags overstuffed with Easter treats … Cookies, a curly straw, bracelets, plastic Easter eggs with candy inside, more candy in the bag, and the list goes on. And the bags were…

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