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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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Splashing in Mud Puddles
Feb 15, 2014 10:14 am
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During the extraordinarily dry weather, my son became a pro at finding puddles wherever he could (usually the water that had overflown from people watering their... More
Legos
Jan 4, 2014 10:11 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 10,171

Earlier this year, my family enjoyed The Art of the Brick Exhibition in New York City. It was fascinating to see paintings,... More
No Two Exactly Alike
Mar 8, 2014 11:14 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 10,139

Recently, I've bumped into a lot of articles about "what stay at home parents do all day." Most include a laundry list of ... More
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
Grocery Shopping
Apr 26, 2014 1:23 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 9,435

It is a rare occasion when I go grocery shopping alone. I almost always have my son in tow (in my arms, in a carrier, in the cart, pushing his own cart, in his... More
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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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