Making friends and growing up with puppies

Making friends with puppies - Bubbablue and me

Being on a farm means there’s lots of animals around.  N is certainly learning how to care for them, everything about them, and an appreciation of them.  But most of the animals are livestock rather than pets.  Even the dogs are working dogs (well, apart from the old or gun shy ones).  But get new puppies on the farm, and it’s like having a pet for the short time before they start training and the OH gets stroppy that we’re… Continue Reading “Making friends and growing up with puppies”

My Sunday Photo – friendly labrador

My Sunday Photo - Black Labrador

Our labrador is meant to be a gun dog.  We went to pick her up when N was just under 3 months old, so they’ve grown up together.  She’s a lovely temperament, is great around children and is a good protector. She is a rubbish gundog though, because she’s gunshy. She’s too nervy and doesn’t like loud noises.  So she mostly just roams the farm all day. This morning though, I’d opened the door to get a shot of the… Continue Reading “My Sunday Photo – friendly labrador”

Bad day to start the week – ill baby

Quite a worrying day yesterday for a new mum. Firstly it was the day of N’s 12 week jabs. But before that we had to contend with diarrhoea and an exploding nappy. It was such a shame as he’d slept a huge 12 hours and 15 minutes then had had his first feed given to him by his 9 year old cousin. Quite a treat for both of them, and a sleep treat for me. So potent nappy, quick change… Continue Reading “Bad day to start the week – ill baby”