So, our gorgeous puppies are a week old today! It is a smaller litter, so they are getting plenty of attention and food from Bella and are growing like weeds! The kids, of course, are itching to touch them, but we are abiding by the "not holding them until their eyes are open" rule, which means they will need to wait another couple of weeks to begin holding the babies. The kids can't wait!
Right now, all is calm in puppy-land as the pups spend most of their time sleeping and eating. People are surprised how little they do in the beginning, but they are really like newborn babies for the first couple of weeks. At about four weeks old, they start to show a little of their personalities, and after that, they really come into their own.
I will try to update more as they continue to grow and develop!