So why was it cancelled? Bad behavior by . . . the parents!
Are you kidding me?
Now, I believe in parental involvement. But not to the extent the parents are the ones grabbing the eggs, after crossing barricades placed to prevent their involvement, then pushing other children out of the way to get at more, more, more.
I also believe in competition. But parents pushing and shoving, trying to get the most eggs for their little darlings is NOT competition. Whatever happened to the philosophy, “It’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game?”
This bad behavior by adults–on Easter, no less–makes me sad and mad, and it’s just one more thing that makes me wonder, “What’s this world coming to?”
Or, as Piers Morgan says, “Absolutely, bloody awful.”
Happy Easter, everyone. We could all stand to remember the reason for this holiday.