Local Blogs

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

By Sally Torbey

E-mail Sally Torbey

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Cold in California
Dec 10, 2013 11:49 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 5,908

Brrr! I grew up in states with real winters, snow and ice, but my children spend more time being cold in California than I ever did in the Midwest, because they... More
Savoring this year's "lasts"
Dec 1, 2013 8:58 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 6,668

With a son graduating from high school and our youngest graduating from elementary school, this is a school year of many "lasts" for us. We will soon be sending... More
Giving thanks by passing it forward
Nov 24, 2013 8:32 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 3,254

During the first few years we had kids, we kept careful track of what favors we owed to other parents. We worried whether we were doing our share, and we kept a... More
Driving instruction is our parenting challenge
Nov 17, 2013 8:26 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 11,331

Our daughter turned 13 a few weeks ago. Of course we are thrilled to have another teenager in the house, especially one so sensible that she has not asked for a... More
Why we go to church
Nov 10, 2013 9:16 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 3,846

When people learn that we are actively engaged in a faith community, we get a wide range of reactions. Some folks wonder why we bother to go to church, and how we... More
<< < 4 5 6 7 8 > >>
Page 7 of 8

ARCHIVES

Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,496 views

Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,408 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 21 comments | 2,356 views

Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,353 views

Reducing Council Size? Against
By Douglas Moran | 11 comments | 1,020 views