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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Why My Toddler Has the Bedtime of a Teenager

Not only is my son unusually unscheduled, but he also has an unusually late...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 62 comments | 39268 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What's Your Excuse?

By now, you may have heard about the Sacramento mom who posted a photo of her toned body with her three kids and the phrase

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm |
28 comments | 24940 Views

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A sad sea of trick-or-treaters

Our family has enjoyed the trick-or-treating event at the Stanford Shopping Center before. It's nice to have a kid-friendly event in the daylight for little ones...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 16884 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Dogs and Kids

Last week I read an article titled, "Dear Person Whose Dog Just Wants to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm |
18 comments | 12866 Views

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How many people does it take to keep a kid happy at a wedding?

We recently flew out to attend my brother's wedding. While we talked about his wedding with our preschooler for months, our kids were not prepared for real summer...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 21, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 17 comments | 12697 Views

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How we enjoy the trains

When we moved to the Bay Area, I found out very quickly that many of the little ones here are fascinated by the Caltrain and the Union Pacific. Even as a baby,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 15 comments | 12468 Views

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Finish what we started?

Earlier this year we started playing Safeway's monopoly game. I thought it could be a fun activity for our son. It ended up not being as little kid-friendly as...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Why? , on Apr 8, 2016 at 11:16 am | 14 comments | 11759 Views

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The World Cup

When my husband and I first started dating, I told my parents a few key facts about him - one being that he loved soccer. Although I've known about his passion...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jul 14, 2014 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 17200 Views

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Why My Son Is Unusually Unscheduled

When I was about 10 years old, I started attending a very structured girls' summer camp. We woke up in the morning at 7am sharp, went onto the cabin's porch for...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by CherylBac, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:29 am | 14 comments | 28468 Views

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Our kids' alarm clocks

Our son started preschool this fall. One of the many things we did to prepare him for school was change his sleep schedule. Like most parents, we hope he arrives...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 13 comments | 12460 Views

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My Coworkers

We've all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. Well, in the Silicon Valley it takes an entire peninsula. Anyone would be impressed by the overwhelming...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by CherylBac, on Oct 15, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 13 comments | 16729 Views

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Breastfeeding Law

Over the past couple of days there has been a lot of heated discussion about breastfeeding. Women are now

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 12, 2014 at 12:10 pm |
13 comments | 21641 Views

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Caterpillars everywhere

Last week I took our kids to Burgess Park. It ended up being a very short park outing after we discovered all of the tiny fuzzy caterpillars crawling around the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 16122 Views

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Goodbye toy stores

Over the weekend we were planning to take our kids to Talbots Toyland. Sadly we discovered that the store recently closed. We...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Mitigate, on Feb 24, 2020 at 1:12 pm | 12 comments | 6705 Views

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Enjoying the night sky

When I heard about the Neowise comet earlier this week, it brought back memories from summer in up north Wisconsin....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jul 23, 2020 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 6460 Views

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When should a blogger announce that she is pregnant...

Our family is very excited to share that we are expecting our second child this fall. So far, the biggest difference between my pregnancies is figuring out childcare...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 11 comments | 20131 Views

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LPCH vs Sequoia

When we moved to the Bay Area our son was less than a year old. When meeting other new moms, we usually talked about our birth stories. Most of the moms I met...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 24, 2017 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 18463 Views

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The Gift of Google Home

One of the gifts our family received for Christmas this year was a Google Home. When we opened it, I first thought of

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm |
10 comments | 20797 Views

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Grocery shopping over the weekend

On Friday afternoon I chatted with our older kids about the Coronavirus.  Our oldest had already heard about the virus from school, so I’m glad we discussed it...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 4, 2020 at 6:05 pm | 10 comments | 5641 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Adults Only

As a new parent I try to stay extra-aware of places that are family- and kid-friendly.  Before having a kid, I thought that the distinction would be easy. Fancy...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 24840 Views
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