Category: parenting

The Pup and the Tortoise

Well, we are surviving the COVID-19 quarantine with a good old fashioned battle of the wills. Our 6 month old pup, Lexxie, thinks she owns the place. Once our desert tortoise, Speedy, awoke from hibernation, he set her straight! Stay safe and pick you…

3 Strikes – I’m Out!

She said it three times. I smiled back three times. My brain probably misinterpreted it three times. “It’s good that you brought Piper out,” she said. What I heard was, “It is good that you did not keep your daughter with disabilities at home,…

Puppy Tails & Teenage Ails

People told me that puppies were a lot like babies. Actually, I am starting to realize they are also a lot like teenagers. Directions need to be said multiple times. Just saying one “sit” or one “pick up your socks” is not sufficient. There…