Last month we sent 3 puppies to their new homes. Little Amelia stayed here with us, and having a new baby in the house can be a big adjustment – especially if you work full time. Obviously, potty training is at the top of everyone’s list and for more advice on that, take a look at these posts: Potty Training – The short Version and To Pee or Not To Pee
That being said, one of the most important things is to maintain a schedule because it will make things easier for you and for the baby. It also gets your puppy adjusted to the family and any other animals you might have in the house. New pups need structure which lets them know where their place is in “the pack”, and also what is expected of them on a daily basis. Take a look at this article, it even has a sample schedule at the end which you can adjust to fit your lifestyle.