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STACEY WILK SAID WHAT?…Life Lessons of a Mom; Children and Puppies are the Same
My boys have been hounding me for a hound. Stacey’s post reinforced the fact that I am not ready to take that plunge.
Stacey Wilk is the middle-grade series author of Welcome to Kata-Tartaroo and Welcome to Bibliotheca who also blogs about life; Italian mama style.
I never had a dog growing up. Well, I had one for about five minutes. My father brought home a white German shepherd puppy when I was about seven. My younger sister, she was four at the time, was deathly afraid of this white, puff-ball puppy. My parents had a decision to make. Keep the puppy or keep my sister. Now, that I’m thinking about it, my mother was probably the one who said keep my sister. My father might’ve wanted the dog, but that’s a blog post for another time.
Now that we have a puppy I had to learn what to do with him. (This goes to my OCD, controlling personality. Did I mention I’m Italian?) Our breeder recommended reading The Art of Raising a Puppy, by Monks of New Skete. Let me tell you what, all new parents of…
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