One mom completely took over. On the one hand, I don't mind it - I've learned that she/he who suggests something is generally in charge of it, and I much prefer being in the background.
On the other hand, she had everything scheduled, laid out, everything. Unfortunately, she seems to be a control freak. Whenever one of the others would suggest something, we got a "Well, yeah, that could work, but if you'd read my outline, you'd see that I already have something similar scheduled". Great, yeah, thanks for waiting for our suggestions.
She did make changes if the other 3 of us liked an idea better than hers. I guess that's good...but still. We had all volunteered, and are all willing to *do* things. When it got down to the "you're gonna go get *this*, and *you* are gonna go get that" portion of the planning, she had already put her name down by most of the list. Fine - I don't really have the time to do all the elaborate stuff she's got on there, but I'd like to think I'm good for something other then procurement.
I get to go pick up T-shirts. Yes, I will be reimbursed, but still - T-shirts. I also am providing one of the crafts - it's a safari theme, and Leather Factory has the way cool coin pouches in various animal shapes. I had grabbed 3 of the bug and reptile varity, and the others *loved* them. Unfortunately, I only got 12.....we are planning for 26, and will probably have 15 show.
Ahh, well, I won't dwell on it. Life's too short. But at least now I know what I'll be dealing with here....and will know not to put a lot of effort into something that she is also involved in. Stay-at-home moms.....what a concept!