Presents from Parrots: Portion Control

Parrots are very giving and generous. Whatever they have, they want to share it. If they love you, they want to share it even more....and share even more of it. This means that once you welcome a being with feathers into your life, every day is like your birthday. You will get surprise presents just …

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Thursday Thriller: Pearl Cutts in “The Challenge With Chewing”

Even .007, pint-sized super spy, has hobbies. While such a skilled and in-demand "black ops" secret agent doesn't have much free time, when he does, he can enjoy any hobby he likes and just pass it off as "role research." So let's say .007 feels like doing some chewing, for example. Chewing is very satisfying. …

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Pearl Explains Parrots: Napping

In the wild, most species nap for long periods of time each day. Even for those species that are so tender and delicious they must stay alert constantly, they take small naps as often as they can. For these beings, ideally, their naps take place in large groups (here, it goes without saying that the …

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Tuesday Gratefuls: Pearl & Shannon Share

Gratitude is great healer. If you've had a good week, gratitude can make it great. But if you've had a bad week, gratitude can make it better. Gratitude can also draw families together in ways that nothing else (except maybe waffles) can. When everyone is in agreement that they feel grateful for something - say, the …

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Monday Happys: Making Every Day Your Favorite Day

There are so many great reasons to include a feathered being in your life....especially on a Monday. For some odd reason, Monday never seems to be anybody's favorite day of the week. Unless you are lucky enough to be born with feathers, that is. Beings with feathers can make any day a great one, and …

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Presents from Parrots: Customization

Parrots are very giving and generous. Whatever they have, they want to share it. If they love you, they want to share it even more....and share even more of it. This means that once you welcome a being with feathers into your life, every day is like your birthday. You will get surprise presents just …

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Thursday Thriller: Pearl Cutts in “Laptop Lockdown”

It's not easy keeping two identities straight. Let's say, for example, that you are tasked with cracking the toughest cases, but only in utter secret. To do this successfully, you need to have another, separate identity, if for no other reason than to have a ready answer to the question, "So what do you do …

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Pearl Explains Parrots: Singing

When you have soft feathers and a sweet curved beak and cute pink feet, you also tend to be very good at singing. Singing is really fun and it also accomplishes lots of important things. For instance, when your large featherless assistant walks out of the room and breaks "line of sight," you can start …

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Tuesday Gratefuls: Pearl & Shannon Share

Gratitude is timeless. Like a best friend you sometimes lose touch with, but then when you do see them you pick right back up where you left off, gratitude is always just as loving and welcoming and eager to reconnect. And when you do reconnect it just feels so good, so right - like all …

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Monday Happys: “Cuteness” is an Inside Job

There are so many great reasons to include a feathered being in your life....especially on a Monday. Mondays always seem to gather unglamorous titles like "most stressful day of the week." Often, they also sweep the vote in categories like "longest day," "awfullest day" and "day least likely to want to repeat." But all this …

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