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    Things I Say to my Dogs (That make me sound like I’m parenting children)

    It occurred to me recently that a lot of what I say to my dogs, would be equally at home with parents of children. These are the things that I say to my dogs that I’d probably also say to my kids (if I had some).   “Don’t put that in your mouth.” “You break that, it’s going in the bin.” “Don’t pull on your sister’s ear.” “Don’t chase the cat.” “Your sister’s sleeping – leave her alone.” “If you’re going to fight, do it down stairs.” “Stop chasing lizards.” “Who pooed on the concrete?!” “Don’t play on the verandah – you’ll fall off and hurt yourself.” “Argh! Quiet! Mum’s…