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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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The pain of packing
Jun 17, 2014 11:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,806

Our family vacation is fast approaching. I love vacations but I dread the packing because my husband and I have completely different approaches. If my husband... More
Close encounters with wildlife
Jun 8, 2014 6:09 pm
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The best thing about kayaking in Elkhorn Slough near Moss Landing is that the sea otters have... More
Beach day
Jun 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,473

The day after school is out, my kids and I pack a picnic, gather friends, and head to Half Moon Bay and the beach. I grew... More
Honoring and remembering
May 24, 2014 3:12 pm
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Teenage boys value sleep, but for more than a dozen years my sons, and my husband, have been waking up at dawn on Memorial Day weekend to join their... More
Seeing "Palo Alto" while living in Palo Alto
May 20, 2014 9:08 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 3,954

Yesterday I saw the movie "Palo Alto," and later in the evening attended Paly's swimming and diving team end-of-season banquet. Juxtaposing these two events was... More
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