• Bring blanket home? Baby powder?

    March 26, 2013

    For years the same things have been recommended to new parents. Bring home the baby blanket from the hospital, prepare your dog with baby product scents etc. I personally think this is a bit silly and although makes US feel good….is not the most important thing. Watch this short video to learn my thoughts.

  • Dogs talk….do we listen?

    March 11, 2013

    I always love when people create great material to help us all know and respect our dogs better.  Check out this video!  Very clever and well done!  Love it!

  • Jump on Daddy….not the family dog!

    March 10, 2013

    It is fun to play rough and tumble when you are a kid.  It is NOT ok or safe to play this way with a dog.  Playing with Daddy is a better option than playing or jumping on the family dog.  This dog is relaxed while Dad and toddler are  playing but many dogs may […]

  • The repeated “S” word!

    March 8, 2013

    SUPERVISE! SUPERVISE! SUPERVISE!  But what does that really mean?  We all are so distracted and busy running in many directions.  As a Mother of 4 kids and 4 dogs I know this first hand.  Check out my way of describing and breaking down what SUPERVISION really means!  Enjoy this blog post!  

  • Family Paws Parent Education on the Positively Podcast with Victoria Stillwell

    January 31, 2013

    Family Paws Parent Education is dedicated to dog and baby/toddler safety through education. When incidents happen that involve children and dogs I feel extremely frustrated and motivated to provide more education to help prevent future accidents.  I was glad to have the opportunity to chat with Victoria Stillwell who shares the passion of education and […]

  • Winter Wonderland! Dogs & Kids staying safe!

    January 29, 2013

    Winter and snow equals fun and exciting playtime for children outside. Sledding, building snowmen, and more are just some of the activities that families do during the winter. It’s normal to want to bring the family dog along, but it’s important to keep some things in mind before venturing into the winter wonderland.. Firstly, keep […]

  • Reality of alpha rolls

    January 19, 2013

    Over the years this discussion has been brought up over and over in the various groups and families I have supported.  We need to do a great deal more education why thinking this way is dangerous especially in homes with young children and dogs.  Here is a great video to help us along!

  • Dogs & Storks in Austria! More!

    January 15, 2013

    I love that other countries are finding our program so informative and helpful.  Our goal is to support new and expecting families in any region! We are so excited about our International presenters and the success they are having! Well done! Read about FPPE presenter Bina Lunzar!

  • We never feed “people food.”

    January 15, 2013

    Many families I see proudly say “we never feed our dog people food.” I often have thought…why not? I am not suggesting you pull up a chair and have your dog sit at the table…but isn’t the quality of our food the quality our pets deserve. real meat, veggies and more are an important part […]

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