- Soccer moms don't introduce themselves; they introduce their kids. "Hi, my daughter's name is ____. What's yours?" It's like they only want to be known as so-and-so's mom.
- For soccer moms, politics is very local, by school. If your kid doesn't go to the same school, they feel they have nothing to talk to you about.
- Current events and politics are not discussed. Talk is about teachers, home improvement, or child rearing.
Thursday, September 08, 2005
Hanging with the soccer (security) moms
We had our first soccer event last night, a pizza party. I thought, now's my chance to start getting to them. I introduced myself to people (unusual for me) and chatted. Here are some observations.