A peeve

Lesley McKeown mckeownl at voyager.co.nz
Sun Aug 4 05:57:22 EST 1996


sabine at hlrz28.zam.kfa-juelich.de (Sabine Dippel) wrote:
>In article <DvDpAy.85o at murdoch.acc.Virginia.EDU>, kas4e at galen.med.Virginia.EDU 
>(Kathleen Ann Sindt) writes:
>|> Susan Jane Hogarth  writes:

etc...........

>Just to get this straight: I don't say that this a basically male problem -
>I know many men who don't like this either, and have problems because of it.
>And have you ever listened to a bunch of mothers who are trying to convince
>each other how their child is the brightest and cutest of all the children
>in the world (again, there are also enough mothers who don't talk that way)?
>
>My two cents,
>
>Sabine
>

Ain't that the truth!!! I stopped going to mothers' groups for that very 
reason. I am as proud of my kids as the next Mum but I can't stand this 
one upmanship thing - and the worst ones are the sisters-in-law when the 
Grans are around!!

........ for what it's worth
Lesley McKeown.

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