When I was growing up, I had two dogs. One, a sweetheart of a girl named Boots, was a beagle that was loyal to the bone. She went outside with me when I played in the back yard and stood guard at the corner of the house - sometimes for hours.
The other dog I grew up with was Ebony, a cocker spanie...
Anita and I have been married for over six years. That time flew by extremely quickly. We went through highs and lows, had our share of great memories and a handful of arguments. Ok, let's be honest here, a lot of arguments.
Knowledge is the great equalizer. A little knowledge is a great way to keep the fear of a new situation at bay. Even though literally every single human being on the planet came about through the process of pregnancy and childbirth, the experience remains a great unknown to those that have never gone through it before.