A Glimpse Into Our Lives

We're often asked to share more of what our actual lives look like - being in the world of entertainment, our world is entirely unpredictable. We often take aspects of it and apply it to our bird ownership.  The first video on this article is what it looks like to prep for and take a 3-day road trip. We knew we had to drive 30 hours total, so...
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DIY Parrot Safe Candles

Experienced bird owners know how fragile a bird's respiratory system is, but new owners usually find out in a fatal way.  We've written in the past about: Scentsy Products and their use around birds  Alternatives to scented candles  Parrot safe air fresheners  I recently posted a video on my YouTube channel and had a candle burning in it. O...
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Weigh Your Bird Often - Here's How!

If you don't already know why you should weigh your bird, read the following;  Why weighing your bird could save its life I take this to heart; our birds are the loves of our lives and utterly our livelihood. I thank God for their good health every day because it's impossible to forgot how destroyed I feel when their health is anything less. ...
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Training Tools I Use in my Parrot Training

Whenever people ask me about parrot training, there's a certain amount of parrot training tools I keep on hand. And I don't mean tools you can hold in your hand physically, I mean training tools that I use, techniques, if you will.  I wanted a space where I could store them based on their uses and usefulness so hence, this blog article!  Tool #1...
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The Balancing Act of Kids & Fids

I felt really guilty and ashamed for the feelings I'm about to admit having. Then I realized, I wasn't alone in feeling them and that it's actually - quite common and quite normal. And somehow not being alone in my feelings made me feel better, and no longer guilty and no longer ashamed.  I've often felt like my life has always been a "balancin...
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Where Have We Been?

I realize I was pretty much MIA for 11 months straight - which means the entire BirdTricks clan was MIA since I usually post everything and encourage posting on the other team members' behalf!  Well. I've been going through my Saturn Return to say the least. The above video describes why and oh, by the way, I am happy to be back 100%. So re-con...
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