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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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A Magical Bridge Playdate
Nov 9, 2016 4:52 pm
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On Veterans Day, this Friday, 160 Girl Scouts from 22 troops in Palo Alto are participating in a Day of Service. They will be volunteering at 7... More
Resting with little ones at home
Nov 2, 2016 5:56 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 2,700

Last month I had a mole removed from my toe. It was very minor surgery but resting my foot with little ones at home was not easy.

My doctor warned me that it... More
Just 5 minutes
Sep 30, 2016 2:39 pm
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Earlier this week I saw Quaker's "It only takes 5 minutes"... More
The timing is wrong
Sep 26, 2016 9:38 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,475

We made Christmas presents for relatives this summer and worked on our son's Halloween costume in August. Yes, the timing was all wrong, but the enthusiasm was... More
Dropping naps
Sep 19, 2016 3:33 pm
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When a toddler drops a nap, it can take awhile for everyone to adjust.

When our son started dropping his nap, I was pregnant with his sister and unsure how... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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