[Ansteorra] Children

Sean Gulick sean at utig.ig.utexas.edu
Thu Jun 1 12:44:23 PDT 2006

I wholeheartedly agree with this post!  My sentiments exactly.

Gideon, father of two SCA children
(who seem to me to be responsible, however I always appreciate being  
made aware of anything I should improve on, including parenting!)

> Wait a minute. On the one hand you're saying that "it takes a  
> kingdom to
> raise a child" but on the other hand you seem to be objecting to  
> parents
> who leave it to "the kingdom" to watch their kids.
> While I agree that the MoC isn't a babysitting service, it is *not*  
> the
> responsibility of "the kingdom" (or "the village" for that matter)  
> to raise
> kids; that's the parents' job.
> If parents are shirking their responsibility and letting kids run  
> wild and
> cause problems, then it might be "the kingdom's" job to take the  
> parents to
> task for being irresponsible--ask the unsupervised kid where their  
> parents
> are and if they're not immediately available,then maybe the heralds  
> should
> cry the camp to reunite the wayward parents with their kids; if the  
> parents
> are being sufficiently irresponsible they should be asked to leave the
> site, etc.
>          -Tivar Moondragon
> father of three *responsible* SCA kids

Dr. Sean P. S. Gulick
Research Associate
Institute for Geophysics
Jackson School of Geosciences
University of Texas at Austin
4412 Spicewood Springs Rd Bldg 600 Austin, Texas 78759
Phone: 512-471-0483, Fax: 512-471-0999
Email: sean at ig.utexas.edu

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