36357148_10216369683616080_4561260722960465920_nSave for lightning and thundersome nights, Marley the Dog is not privileged to sleep in (or on) human beds.  He has a cozy mat on the floor that he happily uses for bed time.

But when Payton comes, doggy behavior rules are suspended.  That little girl is Marley’s most persuasive champion and advocate: as Payton wills in Marley’s regard, so goes Marley!

And so go the household rules.

Permissive behavior management is one of the first principles of grandparenting, I believe.