Adventures in Girl Scouting

More spiders, because who doesn’t love spiders?

Hey now, stop shrieking.  Put down the blowtorch!  You do not need to take an ax to your computer screen.  It’s *just* spiders. Feel free to take a few minutes to laugh at Superwoman’s skit about being scared of spiders, here. OK, now take some deep breaths people!  How am I supposed to deprogram your girls from being terrified of spiders, if you are terrified of spiders? Really though you can be terrified, just keep

A Tale of Two Spiders

Warning!  Post contains spiders! I took my girls for our fall camping kickoff last week, a day after our first meeting of the year!  They were so, so excited, and so was I;  I managed to reserve a campsite that we all love at our local Girl Scout camp, the weather was supposed to be beautiful, and most of my girls have some camping experience now. However, once we arrived you would have thought we

Girl Scouts and Radical Inclusion

First I need to say that this is not an official Girl Scout blog;  I am just a person with her own opinion and feelings and thoughts about current events.  One of the things I love about Girl Scouts as an organization is that they believe in, encourage, and practice, radical inclusion.   That means that Girl Scouts is meant to be available to *every* girl, and every family.  Where there is an obstacle facing