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Toddling Through the Silicon Valley

By Cheryl Bac

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About this blog: I'm a wife, stay-at-home mom, home cook, marathon runner, and PhD. I recently moved to the Silicon Valley after completing my PhD in Social Psychology and becoming a mother one month apart. Before that, I ran seven marathons incl...  (More)

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Labor vs Marathons
Sep 13, 2014 10:40 am
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When preparing for labor the first time around, I was confident that my marathon training and running experience would be a huge asset. Both long-distance running... More
The Fleeting Saturdays of Childhood
Sep 6, 2014 9:41 am
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I truly enjoy recording our family's memories. I scrapbook, keep a sentence-a-day journal, and write a weekly email to distant relatives. And I always try to keep... More
Reunited after a summer apart
Aug 30, 2014 11:52 am
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Over the summer many of our informal parenting groups dwindled. Busy schedules meant that it usually took either a birthday or a farewell party to get everyone... More
Universal Language
Aug 23, 2014 9:30 am
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I am only fluent in English, however, my husband speaks multiple languages. Throughout our relationship, he's translated for me when we interact with his relatives... More
Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
Aug 16, 2014 10:16 am
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In the summer many attractions are quite crowded. Older and younger kids are mingling. And adults are catching up with friends while "keeping an eye" on the kids.... More
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