scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Care and Feeding of Parents...
Thu Jun 01 2000 - 21:55:08 CDT
> Please send me a copy of your "Care and Feeding of Parents." It sounds
> something we could use!
We've just had a BoR for a boy whose mom was waaay over the top. She's been a
single parent for years, and uses that card at every possible moment. She has
indulged in extreme verbal abuse of ALL the male adult leaders of the troop
and how they were "destroying her boy's self-esteem" (by making him follow
He did finally earn his Eagle, mostly on his own, but we got a few VERY
interesting letters of recommendation for him from people who knew her, and
gave her son a lot of credit for his good character points IN SPITE of how he
Now I'm trying to remember if those letters are sent back with the Eagle