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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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Adults Only
Nov 23, 2013 6:20 pm
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As a new parent I try to stay extra-aware of places that are family- and kid-friendly.  Before having a kid, I thought that the distinction would be easy. Fancy... More
Are We Too Quick to Stroll?
Oct 7, 2013 11:49 am
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When I moved to the Bay Area, I was without a stroller for three weeks (while our belongings shipped from VA). I can tell you that I now fully understand why strollers... More
Why My Son Is Unusually Unscheduled
Oct 13, 2013 7:29 pm
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When I was about 10 years old, I started attending a very structured girls' summer camp. We woke up in the morning at 7am sharp, went onto the cabin's porch for... More
What's Your Excuse?
Oct 17, 2013 8:04 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 9,537

By now, you may have heard about the Sacramento mom who posted a photo of her toned body with her three kids and the phrase ... More
Look at the week
Nov 30, 2013 9:34 am
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When I first moved to Palo Alto, I was warmly welcomed into a park play group that met once a week. The women in this group had children around my son's age and... More
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