Category: Bonding

Teeth Deep In Fingers (5 Month Bonding Update)

It’s been a while since I did an update on Yiska and Ilona and how our bonding journey is going. You can see my previous posts below. Yiska & Ilona First Days Of Bonding Second Week Second Month (Sorry about the horrible picture quality. I’ll do a proper photo shoot with them one of these days) I’ve had Ilona and…

Dear New Owner: You’ve Got This

The day before I brought my babies home, I was sure that I knew what I was in for. I had done (minimal) research, I had made their food, I had looked at lots of adorable pictures and I was confident that I could take care of them and bond with them well. Well. None of that was true. I…

My Nightly Routine

Today I’m going to be sharing what my nightly routine with my gliders is. I’ve been doing these basic principles ever since I got Ink and Dreamer. It has worked out very well with my schedule and the way that my life is right now. 🙂 Enjoy. Note: At the time of this writing, my two pairs of gliders haven’t…

How Nightly Playtime Creates Strong Bonds

Ever since I got Ink and Dreamer, I have made an effort to play with them every single night. It started out with fifteen minutes, and slowly grew until I was spending an hour with them. I have found this to be a very effective method of bonding. A lot of people do daytime bonding where they will carry the…

A Tale Of The Barking Glider

A couple nights ago, I was getting ready to play with Ink and Dreamer. As it is, I still have the pairs separated – Ink and Dreamer in one cage, Ilona and Yiska in the other. In any case, I’d just taken Ink and Dreamer out of their cage when the A/C turned on. It spooked Ilona and she started…

New Gliders: Week Two Of Bonding

I’m a little late with this post, but life has been really busy and I’ve just not gotten around to writing this. LOL. In any case, I’m going to be doing a diary style post just documenting the first weeks of bonding with my new gliders. I’ll be sharing my journey, tips and tricks that I’ve learned and pictures. 🙂…

How To Dress When Bonding

Maybe this seems like a strange topic, but I feel that it is one of importance. So let’s delve right in! What should you wear when bonding with your gliders? A lot of people do tent time (tent time is basically where you sit in a mosquito net tent with your gliders so that you can bond better. I have a…

New Gliders: First Days Of Bonding

Hello friends! Today I will be sharing a diary style post documenting the first week of bonding with Yiska and Ilona. If you don’t know, Yiska and Ilona were rehomes. They came from a good place where they were cared for and loved well. They are about a year old. It’s been really interesting bonding with older gliders vs joeys…

Signs Your Glider Trusts You

Every glider owner wants their babies to trust them. But it can be hard to know if your glider trusts you or not. I’ve put together a list of signs that your babies trust/are bonded to you. Please remember that all gliders personalities are different and while some gliders may do all of these things, others may not. That doesn’t…