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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Celebrating all month long
Dec 14, 2016 6:04 pm
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As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely... More
A toy that tries to bridge the gap
Nov 7, 2013 7:42 pm
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My husband and I waited to find out whether my son was going to be a boy or a girl until the day he was born. This meant our nursery had lots of white, yellow and... More
Not Keeping Score
Nov 14, 2013 3:31 pm
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You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book ... More
Tennis balls and laundry baskets
Dec 14, 2013 1:24 pm
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A couple of weeks ago, my son was lucky enough to spend a week with his great grandparents. In preparation for our trip I crammed tons of toys and books into suitcases.... More
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