That is not my bunny. Much to their disappointment, my children need to visit other people's homes (or in the case of this picture, the town library) to play with pets. My husband and I briefly considered getting a dog, but I felt it was too much responsibility on top of what I was already juggling -- especially when it came to trying to keep Little Guy from pulling a tail or sticking fingers in a canine's mouth.
While we've decided that our toddler is not ready for a pet, we have plenty of friend who have created cheerful homes filled with small children and furry or feathery animals. Our friends have everything from bunnies to dogs, chickens to cats.
If you're thinking about a pet, consider what makes for a good child/pet relationship and the pros and cons of dogs, cats, or exotic animals. Then, if you decide to bring a pet into your home, invite us over -- my kids are dying for more animal time!
We actually had snow this morning. Not much, but it killed the hope for warmth. Next week it looks like we're scheduled for some long overdue high temperatures. I can't wait, and I know Little Guy is just busting to be outside more for fresh air fun
. The older kids are designing a backyard obstacle course
that their little brother than conquer. I'm preparing for a few trips to the playground
So hurry up spring~
We're getting ready for the the big green day. It's an important religious feast day, but it has take on other significance as well. It's a time to sing, dance, craft, and get ready to welcome spring -- and whom among us ins't eager for some spring after this winter?
Of course, the day has a bad reputation for being nothing but a drinking fest. In truth, St. Patrick's Day is the perfect holiday to celebrate with toddlers.
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