Adapting to life with Nolabees has been quite a crazy transition. She has been such a fun addition to our lives, and at the same time she is a lot of work. I’ve never really had a puppy of my own before. It’s different when you’re a kid and you don’t take much responsibility in the care of “your” puppy. Now that I’m on the hook for feeding her, cleaning up after her, taking her for walks and much more, I realize that it’s a bit like having a kid– except on a faster track. Of course that’s coming from someone who doesn’t have any kids. Just like all you human mommies out there, I am an obsessed dog mommy. I show pictures of her, accept her crazy behavior, see the best in her along with the worst, need breaks from her, and often learn from her.
When she first joined our family, I didn’t do a thing for 3 weeks. She was such a sweet little baby… so cuddly, so loving, and all she wanted to do was curl up in my lap. She was a little scared too, so how could I deprive her of the cuddle time that would make her feel at home? Continue reading