Friday, June 06, 2008

Why pride is a sin.

From - CNN.com....

Stephanie Torgerson, 32, of Pataskala, Ohio, said she simply can't put her three boys in her husband's Mazda 626. The 1-year-old needs a car seat, the 5-year-old needs a booster chair and she doesn't feel comfortable wedging her 8-year-old between the two. Sure, she could probably get better mileage in a minivan, but she doesn't like the stigma.

"I don't want to be labeled as a soccer mom," she said.


That is a great lesson you are teaching your kids. Better to spend extra money on gas and use up a valuable resource than to be labeled "soccer mom".

Great job lady.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I guess it's better to be labeled a moron than a soccer mom.

Anonymous said...

My thoughts exactly...

Maltese Cross said...

She didn't like the stigma of being called a "soccer mom". Like being an "SUV mom" is any better? You take up more gas and more room.

Unsympathetic said...

The woman in the CNN article made the correct decision, however. The question is the TOTAL cost of the trip, not the cost of the gas. Filling up the Avalanche remains cheaper.. unless someone is willing to give this woman a free Prius. The cost to switch from the avalanche to the prius is significant, and cannot be avoided.