I'm well aware that parents hate to hear non-parents' perspectives on parenting, but Charlie REALLY got on my nerves in this episode! I have no problem with him helping Aaron unconventionally getting merit badges, but I can't come up with an excuse I'd accept as to why he is so unwilling to try new things.
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Instant Mom "Camp Fear" (S01E21): Aaron and a few of his friends are camping inside, so Stephanie offers to take them on a real camping trip, along with the whole family. James and Charlie aren't interested in "voluntary homelessness," but Gabby, surprisingly, gets really into it. [haha, I remember Kate Gosselin using similar terminology regarding camping.] Maggie shows up in an RV, undermining her daughter and letting the family know that Stephanie isn't actually an expert. Of course, this becomes apparent soon afterward when she can't put up the tent and forgot to apply insect repellent. [tents are tricky your first time.] One by one, the family heads into the RV, but when they laugh at Stephanie, she locks them out and throws the keys into the woods. Then, a storm rolls in. [of course!] They can't find the keys, it gets dark, but Charlie finally manages to get everyone to help with the tent. [multiple people really helps with tents, LoL. and campfires, if you're me, ha!] The food is up in a tree to keep it away from bears, but raccoons get it. The kids still have a good time, however, and Aaron admits the next day that he found the keys but wanted the full experience. [I'm glad that the kid didn't get into trouble for that, at least!]