Training for a marathon--let's run!
I grew up with dogs. My parents bread labradors so we had a litter almost every summer. Throughout college I house sat and took care of people's dogs in the neighborhood. Puppies are fun but caring for 9-12 puppies at once was a lot of work! It was great a character building experience as a kid.
Now I'm a part time art and music teacher. I'm home five days a week with my two girls ...