Life Lessons From My Therapy Dog: The Alzheimer’s Unit

We brought Henri home when she was just 7-weeks old. Her big hazel eyes and forever-wagging tail stopped strangers on the street everywhere we went. Very quickly, I realized I had a pretty special little ball of fluff who could instantly brighten somebody’s day. You know those little deals you try to make with God, usually in moments of complete desperation? God, if…

THAT Dog Mom

I have become that crazy dog mom. This morning I was walking Henri and she kept looking behind us, distracted by something. A man was walking up behind us at a pretty fast pace and Henri wanted to get to him bad. She has exactly zero stranger danger. As the guy passed, he opened his…

Perfect Saturday

Today was a really good day. It was one of those Saturday’s where nothing was going to put me in a bad mood. My dad is in town to help my youngest sister, Katy, move into a new house and both of them stayed at my place last night. I really love having family here,…

When Does Puppy Stage End?

I love my dog. I miss her when I’m at work, I love taking her on walks, and cuddle time with her is the absolute best. But also? I’m so ready for this puppy stage to be over. She is only three and a half months old so I know we have a long road…