Susan A. Patton, who quickly became known as Princeton Mom after doling out unsolicited counsel to young Princeton women in an editorial in the University's daily newspaper, is getting her very own book deal. That's right, Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books is set to publish the world's most embarrassing mom's book. It's called SMARTEN UP! Words of Wisdom from the Princeton Mom.
Parents: when will they learn to, ugh, just give me the check mom, don't say anything? It's bad enough that the Wall Street Journal was able to cobble together enough material to even write this trend story on concierges that serve college students—the type of indulgence for the idle rich that can enrage young and old alike. But did mom have to go and talk about the birthday party?