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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 best Mother's Day ever
May 10, 2014 3:36 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,951

I have unintentionally set myself up for the best Mother's Day ever, not by being an especially caring, patient, and attentive parent in anticipation of the big... More
Sharing the facts of life
Apr 28, 2014 10:35 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,896

My preteen daughter and I spent the last two Wednesday evenings at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at ... More
The Cinderella ride
Apr 20, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,030


Despite all the compelling reasons local marathon runners share in a recent ... More
A memorable Paly prom
Apr 13, 2014 9:44 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,559

Congratulations and thank you to Paly Principal Kim Diorio, her administrative team, the chaperoning teachers, the Associated Student Body, and the 750 Paly students... More
College applications: round three
Apr 11, 2014 8:49 pm
Comments: 27 | Views: 42,792

Our family has survived our third child applying to college. He plans to study at a University of California campus in close proximity to a beach, and he is thrilled... More
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