Thursday, 13 January 2011

LIke having another baby...

We exchanged exhausted glances across the living room.

"She is asleep.  Shall we head for bed early?"

"Sounds like a great idea!"

Upstairs on tippy-toes, slipping on PJs, brushing teeth, etc.

Sliding into bed with a collective sigh of relief.

A kiss goodnight.

A few minutes of pointless chatter - whispered so that she is not disturbed.

Drifting, sinking into the warm bed.

Sliding into needed sleep.

tinkle tinkle tinkle

It is the bell on her collar.

"Oh no!"

"Maybe she is just turning over..."

Yip yip

"I'll go."

"Oh, thank you.  I can't..."

I head downstairs and watch an old episode of South Park while cuddling our little treasure back to sleep...


TechnoBabe said...

Oh no, that little rascal is training you well.

terri said...

Awww... even though she's a little pain in the butt sometimes, she still sounds cute!

Kate said...

what a good papa! give her a squeeze for me.

agg79 said...

Just like kids, puppies can really take romance out of the situation. Hope you can find rest whenever you can.

Side note - I would recommend leaving Frou Frou with something to soothe her to sleep, but be careful of what you use. When I was a young kid, my parents used to put an old Big Ben wind up clock in bed with our new puppy, Peanuts, and he would fall asleep cuddled up next to the clock. That is until the alarm went off at 4:00 am.....

Shadowthorne @ Ramzu Zahini said...

..... and that's among the reason some people prefer cats :)
Anyway, good job caring for the family.

Rock Chef said...

TechnoBabe - Yes, in a battle of wills she is hard to beat!

Terri - She certainly is!

Kate - Will do!

Agg79 - She isn't that bad really - she usually wakes up soon after we go to bed and then sleeps through to 5 or 6am. She has got a cuddly toy to snuggle up to in her bed. We would let her snuggle with Custard but we are worried that he might roll over and squash her in the night.

Shadowthorne - Yes, they are very different beasts aren't they? Each to their own!

wReggie said...

The reason puppies are so damn cute is you would kill them otherwise.

Rock Chef said...

wReggie - interesting point! Wonder if this is a factor in evolution and species survival?