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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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Camping Comfortably
Apr 24, 2015 7:28 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 459

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: 726

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: 1,248

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
An injury
Mar 4, 2015 7:47 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,129

Last week our 12-year-old daughter broke her ankle playing basketball. It is just short of miraculous that we have five kids and have had only one other bone broken.... More
The teenage brain
Feb 21, 2015 7:03 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 3,986

Recent studies have shed light on what is happening in adolescents' brains that make this a uniquely fascinating, but also perplexing and concerning life phase.... More
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