“Kids and dogs” was one of the quotes I heard often from my father while growing up. It was usually said as a kind reminder that whatever you were doing, you could probably do a little better and/or a little differently…or you just spilled a glass of milk.
As the premium waker of children in my household, one of the things I am impressed with upon waking my children is how they meet the day; with a big old stretch. Interestingly, it is the exact same technique that the dogs use; full extension of all limbs. I think the act of lying on your back and just bringing your arms over your head in and of itself is a good maneuver, but adding a stretch with the legs is a great way to greet the day! We can learn a lot from our children and our pets…just stay tuned.