Mom's Little Bookstore

Your purchase at Mom's Little Bookstore will generate a donation to CureSearch.

CureSearch unites the world's largest childhood cancer research organization, the Children's Oncology Group, and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation through their mission to cure childhood cancer. Research is the key to a cure!

So CLICK THAT AMAZON LINK DOWN THERE and get started!!

Thank you! *muah*

pssst! It's that one ⇓ right THERE!

And if *that* doesn't suit your fancy, I have a number of used home schooling books available right now!! Take a look!

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Things I've Learned From the Cat

We've been fostering a mama cat and her four kittens since the middle of March. This has been a very interesting experience for me, especially because I haven't had a cat since I was living at home with my parents. The last time we had a litter of kittens, I was about 5 or 6.

I'd have to say that there is a lot to be learned from simply watching an animal parent their young. Here are my observations:

  • Let them explore, but always know where they are.
  • Drop everything and come running when they really need you.
  • Be patient.
  • Trust that they will come when you call them.
  • Be prepared to get them if they're too curious for their own good.
  • Clean up after them until they're old enough to do it themselves, then teach them how.
  • Be a good example, and they will follow your lead.

Pretty wise, this mama cat.

1 comment:

MsAmpuTeeHee said...

Pretty wise indeed :-)