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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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You are doing great
Feb 24, 2020 10:10 am
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When I see a little one throwing a tantrum in a public place, like a restaurant or a grocery store, I usually just try to give the parents space. I know they want... More
Goodbye toy stores
Feb 19, 2020 11:47 am
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Over the weekend we were planning to take our kids to Talbots Toyland. Sadly we discovered that the store recently closed. We... More
Simple Valentine’s Day Traditions
Feb 13, 2020 9:21 am
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Unlike Christmas, our family doesn’t have many Valentine’s Day traditions.

We usually make and decorate heart-shaped cookies. We make valentines for friends... More
Patience vs nighttime parenting
Jan 30, 2020 11:20 am
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When our kids were babies, I expected to be sleep deprived. As our kids grew up and learned to sleep for longer stretches of time, I expected to get more and more... More
No jacket no problem
Jan 22, 2020 2:38 pm
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Our daughters have a wide array of jackets and sweaters. However, most of the time they choose to leave these pieces of clothing at home, in the minivan, or in... More
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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