Helping Children Grieve a Pet

My latest post for the Knoxville Moms shares our grief coping strategies. In the last year and a half, two of our dogs passed away. These were beloved pets that our children had always known; at 12- and 13-years-old, both dogs were older than our children. Their losses hit us deeply, yet while we were [...]

Living in Hope

The first holiday after losing a loved one is always difficult, whether that loved one is a family member, friend, or pet. We've always treasured our pets and thought of them as members of the family; they're an integral part of our daily lives, and our lives would be less without them. Back in March, [...]

Nala’s Paw-Stand

Okay, so this is another non-Disney related post. I'm going for diversity? Okay, fine. Nala just did something adorable and I want to talk about it because it made me giggle.Because we moved our furry family from Florida to Alaska, and only one of them has a nice thick coat (Charlie the collie), we got [...]