How much prep is too much prep for your son or daughter's bar or bat mitzvah? Is there even such a thing as too much? According to some Long Island moms scrounged up by the intrepid reporters at the Daily News, the answer is a resounding "no."

Meet Cathy, the Westchester mom who created a home gym for the express purpose of looking "hot for son Max’s bar mitzvah," an event lingering still a year into the future.

"All my friends and close family will be there. With Facebook and Instagram, everybody [talks] about how everybody looks," she told the tabloid.

Cathy, unfortunately, is not alone—she's joined by an entire phalanx of other equally image-obsessed parents looking to be the belles of their kids' bar/bat mitzvahs, hoping to pull attention away from those youthful brats and their unblemished pre-teen skin.

And when the gym is no longer enough? Could Moses himself fix the nagging underarm flab threatening to detract from the Vera Wang A-line? Plastic surgeons apparently regularly perform Botox, fillers, nose jobs, tummy tucks and neck liposuction—specifically for the big day.

“Every woman there is thinking, ‘Let’s see if I’m in better shape than her,’ ” said another mom. “It’s a whole one-upping thing.”

Is it? Or is it a desperate attempt by a foundering newspaper hoping to drum up readership by engaging in A-level trolling?

Whatever works!