Category Archives: Family Pets




Our little dog has started biting our kids. What do we do?

We’re beginning to have some problems with Ruby, our 5 pound Chorkie. She’s started biting Emmett. It’s not provoked other than accidently sitting too close to her or trying to get her to schooch over. She’s not startled or not surprised. He’s never been aggressive and nothing has been warranted…. Read more »







Ultimate Ferret Playground for Under $50

My kids talk about the Ultimate Ferret Playground we put together for under $50.00. Ferret’s make amazing pets and my kids with Autism love them tremendously. We went to Home Depot and picked up 50 feet of corrugated pipe for about $20.00. We spent another $20.00 on various connectors so… Read more »







4 Ferrets and 50 Feet of Corrugated Pipe

I’ve been getting a ton of requests for more videos of our ferrets. The boys and I spent some time setting up a new playground for our furry friends. We picked up fifty feet of corrugated pipe from Home Depot and sorta turned it into a huge maze of tunnels… Read more »









An important update on Ruby, our cute little Chorkie

This is a short but interesting update, dealing with how Ruby is doing since Maggie passed. We’ve had animals pass away before and there’s almost always a change in those that remain. When Cleo died last year, Blue (our only remaining cat) became much more outgoing than he’d been previously…. Read more »







Helping my kids deal with loss

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It’s been one week since Maggie passed away and we wanted to try to keep the kids distracted today. Kids with Autism are especially prone to struggling with loss and tend to benefit a great deal from distraction. Trying to process already confusing emotions is difficult and at least my… Read more »







It’s funny how things work out

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Tomorrow marks one week since Maggie passed away. I’m not sure if the significance of the day will strike the kids or not but I’m certainly not going to raise their attention to it. We’ve been preparing for awhile now that Maggie wouldn’t be around forever but we had no… Read more »


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