How hard is it to raise kids? I ask because if I even mention taking care of my 2 dogs in front of people with children they start freaking out and going on and on about how much harder it is taking care of children. I mean, I wasn't even comparing the two!
But now that they mention it... I'm not so sure they're right. Maybe if they'd been there last night when I was trying to get the dogs ready for our 2 week vacation they wouldn't feel so strongly.
You see, I felt that both Lyla and Ender needed to be furminated and have their nails clipped before we left. And it was as I sat clutching Lyla tightly around the middle, battered and bruised from her kangaroo-like kicks, sitting in a small pool of dog pee, covered in tufts of fur sticking to my clothes, and encircled by a trail of blood and peanut butter, that I decided that dogs might actually be harder than children.
I mean, if anyone has a story like that with their children...