August 24, 2010


I”m just curious how many of you belong to a moms group?

And what exactly is it that you DO in your moms group?

See, I was invited to join one, and I’m thinking, it is SO not my thing.

Like, AT ALL.

And I’m pretty sure I offended the girl that offered because, everybody is supposed to like the same things all the time.

And yes, I agree, that in theory, this idea would be swell.

It’s just that I’m really not interested in comparing my kids to yours.

Or my marriage to yours.

Or pretty much anything.

Because if there’s one thing I’ve learned in the last 10 years,

it’s that some people are always in a competition for everything.

Because they have to be better than someone at something.

I mean, what’s wrong with being average anyways?

Not everybody in the whole wide world is “special” and “great” and all that jazz.

My kids? Are normal kids.


My husband? Is your regular, ordinary guy.


My house? Average.

Myself? Pretty stinking average.

And there’s nothing wrong with that.

I’m not better than you.

And over the years, when I have ventured to these little groups,

that are supposed to foster friendship, and love, and all that crap,

All I’ve ever really found,

was petty drama and competition.

Here’s the thing.

I either like you,

Or I don’t.

You’ll never know if I do or don’t,

because I don’t believe that it matters.

I’ll still be nice to you.

You’ll probably even think we’re friends.

But I’m not going to put myself in situations where I have to be with you.

Because if I have anything,

It’s boundaries.

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