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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The holiday season

Halloween is already in full swing for us. We are decorating pumpkins and finalizing costumes. Somehow celebrating Halloween always reminds our kids that Christmas...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 17, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 6204 Views

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

When we were returning books at the library, my daughter saw a poster for the Dance Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Twas the Night...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 9, 2019
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And then there was one

Our oldest kids are in school for a significant part of the day. I’m enjoying larger chunks of one on one time with our youngest. When the school year started,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2019
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The kindness of strangers

One of my favorite parts about focusing on kindness this summer has been seeing all of the kindness from strangers. Our daughter’s dress was too long for her...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 12, 2019
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Lessons from visiting great grandma

Last month I had the privilege of spending time with our daughters and their great grandparents. My parents took our oldest to a museum while the girls and I had...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 22, 2019
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Stay a part of their day

Now that school and other activities are back in session, I’m slowly getting back into a routine. Going to sleep and waking up earlier. Getting everyone to school...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2019
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Spring Science Part 2

During this break from our regular routine, we started watching Science Mom and Math Dad. We usually only watch about 30 minutes...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 15, 2020
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Ready for Nothing

The end of the school year is tiring regardless of whether it is distance learning or in person. But I think many parents and kids are ready for this school year...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 31, 2020
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Free Time

As our kids grow up, I’m finding myself with small chunks of kid-free time. And I’m slowly adding activities back into my life that I put on hold when they...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 27, 2019
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How to end the summer

There is always one experience that truly makes it feel like summer is here. For us, that day was Friday June 21st, which happened to be the actual first day of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 13, 2019
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It just takes time

Whenever I go running, swimming, grocery shopping, etc without my kids, I’m a little off. I almost always have at least one, if not 3, kids with me. I feel like...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2019
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Adapting to Virtual Learning

Our older kids are starting to figure out their new virtual learning routines. We spent a lot of time talking with them about how it would be different from the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 1, 2020 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 5972 Views

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Prioritizing Sleep

My top New Years Resolution is to get more sleep in 2020. Waking up and soothing three kids over the past eight years has been exhausting. I’m sure there will...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 5, 2020
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Family Trips

This summer we flew to the midwest to visit relatives. This trip has become a yearly tradition for us. The kids and I fly out for a week to visit grandparents,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 29, 2019
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Summer memories

As summer quickly approaches, I can’t help but think about summer vacations spent at my grandparents’ cottage. My grandfather passed away this spring and many...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 25, 2020
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Back to Magical Bridge Playground

Earlier this month our family had a wonderful time playing at Magical Bridge Playground. This was our first time visiting the playground since Covid and we cannot...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 1, 2021 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 5802 Views

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Thank you California Academy of Sciences!

Like many kids, ours are eager to go back to their favorite museums and zoos when it is safe to do so. While we enjoyed a simple winter break at home this year,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 26, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 5795 Views

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Thank you Kepler's, Books Inc. and Linden Tree!

Before Covid our family greatly enjoyed visiting our local bookstores. Our kids loved browsing the shelves looking for new books to read. I enjoyed seeing our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 18, 2021 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 5782 Views

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Communities Joining Together Part 2

Today we decided to try a few more free educational resources available while we are stuck at home. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did: 1.

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 17, 2020
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No jacket no problem

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...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 22, 2020
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