Print Story We are not horrible parents
Eleven days in, Little Mistress MildlyNaughtyPuppy prefers to sleep all day and party all night. A 24-year-old Papa would probably have beamed with pride at this, a 44-year-old Papa not so much so. Both of us read piles of research and peer-reviewed studies (along with thousands of sites loaded with anecdotal "wisdom") in an effort to Not Fuck Up.

Intellectually we knew all the pros and cons. Physically and mentally we're both already ravaged. It's not her fault and we'd never blame her for being a baby, but sooner or later, well... we gave in.

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