When you're the mother, the nurturer and the disciplinarian, you walk a fine line. It takes a moment to stop and think, wait, who am I supposed to be right now? But at the end of the day, no matter how many times I've shouted, my dogs rely on me to begin our bedtime routine. Then come the snuggles. Good Cop, Bad Cop: How To Merge Parenting Styles
As far as being the fun daddy, I guess I'll never know what that's like. But I sure am glad that my little pups and my sweet baby girl are lucky enough to have one.
Most of all, I'm thankful for the experiences that puppy parenting have provided. I know, I know. Children are not dogs. But I'd like to think that, since we already have our roles hashed out, we're on our way to figuring it all out.