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Saturday, February 04, 2017

Pitching In

Hello, everyone!  It's me, Cammie!  As you know, Maggie and I are Siberian Huskies -- Working Breed dogs!  This week, both Mom and Dad have been bogged down with a major cold, so we've been pitching in, helping with the household chores.  Take the other day for example - we helped Mom change the bed sheets!

I got there first and was giving it my best.

"Pace yourself, Mom.  I'll be right here if you need me."

Maggie thought Mom might need even more help, so she jumped up and offered to join us.  You can just see her snooter on the far right in this next shot:

"No, we're fine, Mags."
"Hey... isn't that my GoughNut?  I wondered what I'd done with it!"

She jumped off, then came around to see if I'd change my mind about her helping out.

"C'mon, Cam.  Many paws make for shorter work!"

"Many paws make for shorter work"?  Hmm.

"I think she may have come up with something quite profound!"
"I think I may have come up with something quite profound!"

I mean really!  She did have a great point, so I gave her the green light and she jumped up and started right in.

"Let's get this party started!"
"Good job, Maggie!"
"Umm... Mags?"

That last line is Mom's.

"Yes?  I'm working as fast as I can!"

I can't believe Mom interrupted Maggie like that - just when she was really getting into her work!  Maybe she didn't want Mags to over-do.  She's nice like that.  Maggie decided to take her GoughNut and go in the other room.  Mom thanked her (for all the work she did, no doubt!), then addressed me.

"So... uh... Cam?"
"Yes, Mom?"

She just gave me snooter kisses and rubbed my face after that, so I decided to lay down in the pile-o-sheets for a while so she'd take a break.  You know.  I didn't want her to over-do, either.

Do you pitch in and help with chores around the house?



  1. We bet Mom was ready for a nap in that freshly made bed by the time you finished helping her:) Misty doesn't even know what a bed like that looks like. I have been up there exploring but I always get ushered back down the stairs:)

    Woos - Lightning

  2. Oh yes, helping Mom make up the bed is a BIG must here too.

  3. You two are so helpful! I know you are also a big encouragement to your mom and helping her to feel better.
    Noreen and Hunter

  4. Funny that you should ask that particular question today. Mom was changing linens too. (fyi: she has to do it in between the time I'm napping and when I decide to snack). I was returning to continue my siesta when lo and behold the bed was nekkkked. She 'invited' me to help. I reminded her I was a diva/supervisor. I watched....it toook fureeeeeeeeeeeever.
    I sure do hope your mom and dad are feeling better
    Hugs madi your bfff

  5. That is exactly how we help make the bed and how much appreciation we are shown for it!

  6. We love helping to make the bed although our pawrents don't seem to appreciate it much.

  7. Oh Cam & Maggs dearies, you are so good to your mom when she's not feeling well! One thing's fur sure, sick or not, your mom has a gift for taking great photos! (You two are adorable!)

  8. We think you are a wonderful helper Cammie...we always try to help, but Mama seems to think we help better by going and laying down in the living room...Silly Mama!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

  9. OMD, you guys are FABulous helpers!!!! I bets your MOms SOOOOOOO loved the help! I knows my Ma does ~ she is forevers sayin' my name.."Ruby move...' so I KNOWS she loves my help! why, just yesterday I helped her with the vacuuming and the mopping....lots of 'Ruby move...', so I knows I was doin' a good job! What would the peeps do without us???? sigh...
    Ruby ♥

  10. Oh what pretty helpers you had! Looks like they had fun also

  11. Girls, we could do with your help bed making here, too ! I leave my peep to make them up by herself, but it's bit of struggle, even though I'm there to give my best advice. I like to lie on the duvet covers if she drops them by mistake, that way they're nice and warm, but the creases aren't really appreciated ! I'm not allowed on the bed, so I can't really see if she does a good job.

    Inca xx

  12. The two of you are great helpers! Mackie helps mom with bed chores too!

  13. You are so helpful, your mom should be grateful for all your back-breaking hard work.

  14. Hoping Mom and Dad feel better soon!!! You are taking good care of them! DakotasDen