Today, as I was navigating my cart through all of the soccer moms and out of control children at Target (back to school shopping is clearly too difficult to handle). In the midst of it all, I realized that one of my biggest pet peeves is parents who take no control over their children in crowded places (and let them push their full cart around, ramming into the back of my legs. NO, I am not your mother, stop thinking that I am. I’m sure your mother would not appreciate you ramming her with the cart either…). So here is the list of my top 3 Pet Peeves.
1. Jeans/other pants that are almost long enough for your legs, but just don’t make the cut. Look, I’m sorry if your legs are super long and you have trouble getting pants that are long enough to cover your entire leg. There ARE stores (surprise!) that sell pants in Long, and Extra Long. Check it out, I’m sure you can find a few.
2. Hair that isn’t perfectly straight. Those of you who know me know that I take pride in making sure that when straightened, my hair has no bumps or imperfections. I realize that straightening the back of your hair is difficult sometimes, but if I can find a method to get every last strand, I’m sure you all can too. Have a friend do it if you have to, but flat iron bumps on the back of your head REALLY bother me. I feel the need to take a flat iron and fix them myself (but obviously that is not a rational solution). Next time you do your hair, do me a favor and use a mirror in the back so you can look perfect too 🙂
3. Being Late. I was always raised to be on-time, or early for appointments, events, parties, work, etc. Maybe being OCD about organization, and planning has something to do with it now, but I have been taught that it is completely unacceptable to keep other people waiting because I was stupid and did not leave enough time to get where I needed to go. Now, we all have our slip ups once in a while, and thats completely okay, BUT, for those of you who are consistently late (or don’t show up at all), you are one of my biggest pet peeves!