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Akela

leader of wolfpack. [Br. Lit.: The Jungle Books]
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I'm like the bratty little bastard child, not the den mother.
She is a homemaker and was a Boy Scout den mother, an artist and community volunteer.
com/3-reasons-why-boy-scouts-america-should-allow-gays-705761) scrutiny for dismissing den mother Jennifer Tyrell from her 7-year-old son's Tiger Cub pack in April because of her sexual orientation.
Those squatting young New Yorkers and their unlikely den mother.
In Shanghai Panic, Mian Mian herself plays Kika, de facto den mother to a clique of ephedrine-popping youths including former ballet dancer Bei, lesbian tomboy Casper, and beautiful prostitute Fifi.
Instead of dwarfs ("They've all gone off to join 'Lord of the Rings,'" quips one cast member), there's a boy band with Snow White as its den mother and supergroupie.
Sharp, meanwhile, serves as de facto den mother for the CEO community.
As she raised her family she enjoyed numerous roles, including Cub Scout den mother, PTA & Union president, drum corps & hockey mom chauffeur, artistic creator of beautiful birthday and wedding cakes, co-planner of wonderful extended family gatherings and family vacations, but her true vocation and passion was that of wife & mother.
Tyrrell, an Ohio den mother who was forced to resign from her son's troupe because she is gay, (http://www.
But on the film's set, Diane Keaton was part den mother, part mentor and -- face it -- part royalty.
Hardwicke plays den mother to pic's Emile Hirsch, John Robinson and Victor Rasuk in their commentary, which is given to boyish enthusiasm over Rebecca De Mornay's crotchet bikini or the Malibu girls in the film when the thesps aren't exclaiming over the difficulty of certain skateboard moves.
The quartet is completed by the outlandishly bespectacled Winnie ("Think prim den mother," quips alter ego Irwin Keller), the platinum-blond Trixie ("a gold-digging vamp," explains Maurice Kelly), and the slinky Trampolina ("wide-eyed, innocent, blundering," says Chris Dilley).