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Two Decades of Kids and Counting
Two Decades of Kids and Counting

By Sally Torbey

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About this blog: I have enjoyed parenting five children in Palo Alto for the past two decades and have opinions about everything to do with parenting kids (and dogs). The goal of my blog is to the share the good times and discuss the challenges of...  (More)

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Dismantling the shrine
Sep 23, 2014 7:23 pm
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Our adult children depart for far-away places with the intention of being gone for many months, but leave their childhood bedrooms in a state that suggests they... More
Twenty-five years of wedded bliss
Sep 2, 2014 12:16 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,007

My husband and I celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary this month. We met in Palo Alto 30 years ago last week. I had recently moved from the East Coast to Southern... More
Foothills Park: a world away
Aug 23, 2014 5:29 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 2,143

Last weekend we celebrated the end of summer vacation with a church camping trip to nearby Foothills Park. This camping trip has become a popular tradition, probably... More
Trophies for all!
Aug 3, 2014 4:58 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 2,219

There are 61 trophies on display in our home. I have tried to convince my children to reduce the size of their collections, mostly because I am allergic to dust... More
The life of Zarf
Jul 27, 2014 12:49 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,619

Are you considering acquiring a tadpole to introduce your young child to the wonders of developmental and marine biology? Consider the possible consequences of such... More
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