While Kuma has always been an integral part of our family, the addition of Bailey at the beginning of the year seemed to put an added emphasis on the 4-legged members of our family.
In February, I puppy-sat for Cruz and Tara's new Great Dane pup Gabby and cuteness definitely ensued, even from our human children:
On any given day, Bailey could be found snuggling up to her big brother who she obviously adores:
And then finally in March when all her shots were done, Bailey had the all clear to start going for walks, hikes and trips to the dog park. She is a social butterfly:
Yes, Bailey certainly seems to fit right in!