• Family,  Life,  Parenting

    Our Promise to Buddy

    As I am writing this, I am being interrupted by one of my favorite people in this world. Our dog, Buddy. I know he isn’t “people” but to our family, he is. For many years, we were good without a dog; we had a fish, Lucy, that required no care other than the weekly tank cleaning and twice a day feeding. But for years the youngest member of our family has begged and pleaded for a dog. This summer, we had told Ella, was finally going to be THE summer. We had read that dogs are good for children who have ADHD, and Ella is so good with animals of…