Covid19 Culture

As America lives under quarantine and unable to live their ordinary lives, I’ve noticed a few positive things. Life has slowed down to pretty much to a halt, and without all the running around from one activity to the next, children are spending more time with their parents. In many ways we have stepped backContinue reading “Covid19 Culture”

The Lakeside Birds of Eisenhower Park

Eisenhower Park in East Meadow has a lot to offer the people of Long Island throughout the seasons. In the winter, you may just want to get out for a little fresh air, and a brisk stroll around the lake just might be the answer. A short drive will bring you to a place whereContinue reading “The Lakeside Birds of Eisenhower Park”

Meet and Greet Questions Dog Sitters Should Ask

Start out very open ended and ask the Mom/Dad to tell you a little about the dog. This can be very informative. Dog sitters should ask how old the dog is and if he/she has any special needs you should know about. What times do they feed their dog? Ask how often they feed theirContinue reading “Meet and Greet Questions Dog Sitters Should Ask”

Oheka Castle Tour and Lunch

As a newly retired teacher, I’m almost always looking for new and interesting things to do. I’m forever searching the web looking for vacation ideas and new adventures I can take with my college aged daughter, or my husband who is still too young to retire. Sometimes I just want to do something a littleContinue reading “Oheka Castle Tour and Lunch”

10 Reasons Why Teachers Make Great Dog Sitters

Teachers are experts at multitasking and can easily take care of more than one dog at a time. Teachers are use to setting up structure and routine. Dogs thrive on that! Teachers know how to differentiate and address individual needs very well. Teachers know about engagement. Dogs need activities that keep them occupied. Teachers knowContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Teachers Make Great Dog Sitters”

Rescue Yorkie

Just as every child is different, so is every dog. In my previous Her Life Dog Sitting post, I wrote about Fiona the Pug. Everything Fiona is our yorkie Stitch is not. Where Fiona is confident and down right pushy, Stitch tends to be timid and laid back. Fiona always seems to be calculating herContinue reading “Rescue Yorkie”

Dog Sitter Life

Life with Fiona the Pug Her new life dog sitting will be a page where I will feature dogs. The dogs may be my own, or dogs that I sit. Now that I am retired, I am a full time dog sitter and would love to share heart-warming stories with you. My first featured dogContinue reading “Dog Sitter Life”

Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens

Strolling Through Life Together Old Westbury Gardens has “Dog Days” which are dog friendly days, usually the last weekend of the month. They are closed in the winter months. You can bring your leashed dog for some exercise and fun. A good time is had by all and your furry friend will thank you! DogsContinue reading “Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens”

Retired Teacher

Throughout our lives we will be guided by others, but we ultimately, make the decisions about the way we will live our life. When I was young and I would ask my dad for advice, he would say,” I can only give you suggestions and try to guide you, but you have to live yourContinue reading “Retired Teacher”

Living a Happy Retirement Life

Last year started off pretty slow and painful for me due to a horseback riding accident, but taught me how strong I was, that people are genuinely good, and you should take nothing for granted. February brought the loss of Gabby my chihuahua which makes me feel very sad, I thought we would retire together.Continue reading “Living a Happy Retirement Life”

Retired Life Blog

Hi I’m Jen, and I’m a newly retired 3rd grade teacher. 55/25 is a wonderful thing! I was told it was a good option to have, but for me it was the only option. I’ve known for a while that I wanted to retire young because life goes by so quickly and I want toContinue reading “Retired Life Blog”