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Two Decades of Kids and Counting
Two Decades of Kids and Counting

By Sally Torbey

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About this blog: I have enjoyed parenting five children in Palo Alto for the past two decades and have opinions about everything to do with parenting kids (and dogs). The goal of my blog is to the share the good times and discuss the challenges of...  (More)

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He's back!
Jun 22, 2015 10:11 am
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We are all happy that our younger son is back home after finishing his first year of college, but the happiest of all of us is the dog.
I feed the dog twice a... More
Houston here she comes!
Jun 12, 2015 5:18 pm
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It is immediately obvious whether the person to whom I'm speaking has ever been to Houston when I mention that our soon-to-be-college-graduate daughter is moving... More
A quiet moment
May 18, 2015 11:39 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,399

On our Girl Scout camping trip we enjoyed all the usual fun of a being in the out-of- doors. We bedded down in sleeping bags, warmed up by a bonfire, and roasted... More
An early Mother's Day gift
May 6, 2015 8:49 pm
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This year, my preteen and teenage daughters gave me an early Mother's Day gift. They permitted me to do a really embarrassing thing in public and some of their... More
Camping Comfortably
Apr 24, 2015 7:28 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,839

Last Friday I let go of the illusion that I am not middle-aged when I walked into REI in search of a new sleeping pad for camping. I have always prided myself on... More
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