A week in, Miles is still pretty nervous around the puppy, but they are starting to warm up to each other a bit. I'm not sure which one of them is teaching the other about tug of war here, but it's nice to see them getting along!
Historically, Miles has always been a cautious observer. He's up for just about anything as long as he can approach it on his own terms -- watching, waiting, and finally engaging when he's ready. Of course, he doesn't always have a say in the terms of engagement, particularly when another independent, willful entity is involved. … Continue reading Year 5, Day 152
Great news! Today Miles insisted that Brie is not, in fact, the "family's" dog, but is actually HIS dog. Not mine. Not Mommy's. Miles's, and exclusively so. Well you can imagine how proud I was to see such gumption in the young lad! After all, that meant he would be in charge of taking her … Continue reading Year 5, Day 149