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Mean Moms

Hi!  I don't have anything crafty to share today.  I just wanted to vent about Mean Moms.  Do you know any?  Have you seen that movie Mean Girls with Lindsey Lohan?  Mean Moms are just like those mean high school girls but apparently have not moved beyond high school and are still "mean."  I don't think I have encountered many Mean Moms since becoming a mom myself.  But recently I've met a small group of ladies and I think they are Mean Moms.  Well, at least to me they are.  It's not even by choice that I had to meet these moms but more because the circumstances mandated it.  I won't say where I met these ladies or why I need to interact with them but I know that the way they are behaving is in an effort to exclude me.  Well, fine right?  Don't want to be part of a group that doesn't want me anyway, right?  Except I have to communicate with them.  When it first started I thought it was me making a big deal out of nothing.  But little things here and there started to add up.

Anyway, I hate writing about unhappy stuff on my crafty blog where only cute things should live but I'm irritated and thought a little venting would help me put it behind me.  If only everyone was as nice and welcoming as crafters.

Thanks for reading!




Comments

Anita said…
Unfortunately there are always going to be mean people out there and I'm so sorry you have to deal with these nasty people. I know it's hard but try not to let them spoil your day. Just remember that your crafting friends love you :)
Denice said…
I'm sorry!

I ran into a group of mean moms when I tried to join my kiddo's elementary PTO and can relate. Sadly, they will never know that they are the ones who are missing out on your friendship, and the extent of your knowledge and contributions.

((HUGS))
Niki G said…
Such a bummer...some things never change...even when you grow up!
I do believe all things happen for a reason and that there's always something to learn from every situation (be it good or bad). Hopefully its not a long term relationship. Hugs to you and know that if they cannot accept you then they're the losers!
So sad to hear about your encounter with the Mean Moms. Why can't everyone just be nice to each other yah? It would make this world a much nicer place. Just know that you are a wonderful person. Hugs to you Eva.
Jenny said…
Mean people suck!
Cheryl said…
Ugh, hopefully you won't have to interact with them for too long and can keep contact to a minimum.
RiNNE said…
I hate people who are stuck in high school and mean! Hope you won't have to deal with them for long. Keep your head high and know that you're the bigger person. And vent away whenever you need to. (((Hugs))).
Rachel Parys said…
Totally know what you're talking about!!! Some people just never grow out of the whole "clique" thing. Sometimes when I am in those situations I like to "kill them with kindness"!! lol! Don't let them get to you.
brassypam said…
I just had to comment because my daughter called me the other day after she finished work and said, "I hate mothers", except you Mom!
brassypam said…
sorry, I made a comment about "mothers" but forgot to tell you that I love your blog and all your creative ideas!
Handmade Cuties said…
sorry...i had to delete my earlier comment because i sound nutso! i am but...you know. watching too much fairly odd parents. anyway, just hang in there and do what you are there to do and hopefully it'll be over very soon. take care! {small poof!}

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