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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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Beach day
Jun 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,021

The day after school is out, my kids and I pack a picnic, gather friends, and head to Half Moon Bay and the beach. I grew... More
Honoring and remembering
May 24, 2014 3:12 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,456

Teenage boys value sleep, but for more than a dozen years my sons, and my husband, have been waking up at dawn on Memorial Day weekend to join their... More
Seeing "Palo Alto" while living in Palo Alto
May 20, 2014 9:08 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 2,435

Yesterday I saw the movie "Palo Alto," and later in the evening attended Paly's swimming and diving team end-of-season banquet. Juxtaposing these two events was... More
Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,644

Despite having lived in the Bay Area for 25 years, I had never walked all the way across the Golden Gate Bridge until a few weeks ago.... More
The best Mother's Day ever
May 10, 2014 3:36 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,871

I have unintentionally set myself up for the best Mother's Day ever, not by being an especially caring, patient, and attentive parent in anticipation of the big... More
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