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How To Travel With Kids During The Holidays – Without Killing Them.

HOOK’S NOTE:  I figured I’d keep the title simple, seeing as parents always seem to have a million thoughts running through their heads at any given time. Moving on… I’m no travel expert like Sarah Pittard and I’m not what … Continue reading

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Family Time: My Daughter Is A Genius.

Of course, many geniuses become mad scientists… A Living Room Conversation Between Father And Daughter My 15-year-old:  Hey, Skippy? Skippy (That’d be me.):  (Sighing.)  If you need money, you’ve picked the wrong summer. Sarah:  No kidding! I have more money … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Nutrition With Timmy.

We spend our entire childhood imagining how cool it would be to be “BIG”; to be able to drive a car, stay up late, drink alcohol or even engage in whatever activities grown-ups get up to late at night when they think we can’t … Continue reading

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This is Only A Test…

This is a snapshot of my life as it stands today. In one sentence intervals. I hope that’s all right. The winter has burned off – finally; let the anything-but-lazy days of summer begin. Corporate drones, gathered for a golf … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

My day began as it always does: I stepped over the threshold of concrete and glass and pledged my allegiance to the Niagara Falls hospitality industry. For nine Earthly hours to be precise, although it should be noted that time … Continue reading

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How To Wake Your Child On A Weekday…

Author’s note: It’s Monday. If you were expecting a clever title, you’re out of luck… FACT#1: Children love to sleep, not nearly as much as we’d like them to, and never when we desire, but they love to sleep nonetheless. … Continue reading

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An Elevator Ride With The Hook…

You never know what you’ll overhear… A prototypical middle-aged couple recently decided an elevator – filled with departing guests – was the perfect place to discuss their child’s artistic leanings: BEWILDERED DAD: I just don’t get it, (long sigh) what’s … Continue reading

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