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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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A quiet moment
May 18, 2015 11:39 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 753

On our Girl Scout camping trip we enjoyed all the usual fun of a being in the out-of- doors. We bedded down in sleeping bags, warmed up by a bonfire, and roasted... More
An early Mother's Day gift
May 6, 2015 8:49 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 916

This year, my preteen and teenage daughters gave me an early Mother's Day gift. They permitted me to do a really embarrassing thing in public and some of their... More
Camping Comfortably
Apr 24, 2015 7:28 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,178

Last Friday I let go of the illusion that I am not middle-aged when I walked into REI in search of a new sleeping pad for camping. I have always prided myself on... More
The movie "5 to 7" is all about all kinds of love
Apr 15, 2015 10:24 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 997

There is a dearth of resources on how to be the parent of adult children. As soon as we conceive we are inundated with a barrage of advice and countless books to... More
In the company of mice
Apr 11, 2015 8:40 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,381

I would like to spend our next vacation not in the company of mice. How is it that during our last two trips we have shared our living quarters with small furry... More
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