April 2013

What do you do when school rules and your rules don’t agree?

9 April 2013 Ah, me boys

So here’s a question for you: what do you do when you disagree with the unofficial policies of your child’s school? Today’s question is inspired in part by a note that came home yesterday insisting all students must wear splash or wind pants in the school yard or be kept inside at recess. This is […]

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The puppy project

6 April 2013 Life, the Universe and Everything

To say I was unprepared for the upheaval in our lives due to the arrival of a puppy would be a bit of an understatement. A laughable understatement, really, since I’ve had dogs pretty much my whole life and puppies more than once. I have not, though, had a puppy with three kids and a […]

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This week in pictures: Bella and the turkeys and other signs of spring

1 April 2013 Photo of the Day

I managed to avoid taking a whole week of Bella photos again, but I was so busy working with her on housetraining and other doggie manners that I missed taking a photo a couple of days this week, and relied on quickie iPhone snaps to fill in a few more gaps. Some photos just beg […]

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