Tag Archives: Parenting

The Hook: Parenting God.

When it comes to guiding another human being’s journey through this big ole world, there’s no rule book. Okay, technically, there are a seemingly-endless supply of parenting rule books out there… But unless it’s a celebrity bio or a comic … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Being A Traveling Dad.

When I was a kid, my father just didn’t give a damn about being a dad. That’s the long and short of it; there was no father/son bonding time, no cherished childhood memories. Growing up, I had a buddy, Ralphie … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Parenting: What Not To Do.

Parents, for almost two decades I’ve been watching you and your kids. Yes, that is officially the creepiest sentence I have ever typed. With the possible exception of, “About last night… you were sleeping so soundly, I felt it best … Continue reading

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Not-so-Great Moments in Parenting: Hook Edition.

My parenting formula is as follows: 100% Good Intentions. 50% Blind Luck. 50% “Go Ask Your Mom!” Hey, if Lou Ferrigno can give 150%, I can give 200%! Besides, my good intentions don’t actually count… But getting back to me, … Continue reading

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What I Did After My Summer Vacation, By The Hook.

After several failed attempts to begin this post I have decided to simply hit the ground running. Actually “running” isn’t accurate at all; my leg still isn’t Olympic material. The good thing is… it never was. And now, my friends, … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Ann St. Vincent

She’s on a journey of self-discovery and she wants to tell you all about it. In her own words: I am a professional businesswoman living in a big city. I’ve just experienced a milestone birthday. The turbulence in the last … Continue reading

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A Visit To The Indie Chicks (Yay!) and a Surprise From The Bell Desk.

The hour is far from early, but my head is lost in a fog from which there appears to be no escape.  However, my offering today has already been prepared and is live over at The Indie Chicks. By the … Continue reading

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