[Ansteorra] children and events
littledragon0861 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 19:07:05 PDT 2006
This is what I was trying to do by bringing up the issues of unnattended
children and behavior problems.
On 6/2/06, Simone Ui'Dunlaingh <simonemu at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think Tivar has made a very Valid point.
> I have had the oppertunity to work security at many events over the years.
> and i cna not tell you how many times in the middle of the night i
> have had to find a parent for a child scared and in thier tent alone.
> had to herded children back into the camoping area. tell kids not to
> play in hazardus areas. the majority of the times however the parents
> of these children have ben new to the society. yet on some occasions
> the parents have ben vetrerans of our game. I have had children ask me
> if I knew thier father was so and so of rank and then tell me they
> could do what they wanted. many childeren have been surprised when i
> take them back to daddy and thye found out that was not the case.
> normaly though in all cases when the paents are informed or reminded
> of the Societys rule on children at events i normaly have not had
> repete problems with them. and on the rare occasions that i have had
> repete issues the local senishal has been a great resorce in setting
> these folks strait.
> It is only my opinion but i think that if we take the time to remind
> parent and the parents remind the children of the rules. we see less
> of this problem. When parents of rank remind thier kids that this does
> not give them an excuse for bad behavior we see less of this problem.
> Comunication is paramount.
> All in all the children in the SCA are good kids. and the parents good
> parents. and discusions like this are good to remind all that there
> are boundries and rules in placef or the safety of our children.
> Maurrian Ui'Dunlaingh (simone)
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