So I head off to the local store for the bi-weekly trek for milk and bananas only to be attacked to purchase some Girl Scout cookies. Three things come to mind….
A) Only in America do Brownies sell Cookies
Ironic I know – It sounds like a form of food slavery. Cannibalism & human trafficking come to mind
B) Why is it the kids don’t really do the
attacking I mean selling?
Let’s be real a moment. Selling Girl Scout cookies has become like kids doing their own science projects. The parents do all the work and the kids get the credit.
We are such a competitive society we have forgotten the dual purpose of the event. Raise money for the troops, but to also teach selling skills & increase confidence for our girls. Now it is about raising the most money, making their kids look the best…
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