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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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Easy living
Nov 16, 2014 7:14 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,941

As I settled in a sunny spot this morning to read the paper and watch my youngest child at a swim meet, I received a text with a photo of snow flurries from my daughter,... More
Dismantling the shrine
Sep 23, 2014 7:23 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,868

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: 1,425

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: 2,508

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: 3,783

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
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Gifts (that are not bought)
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Juniors: Time to Start the College Process!
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An injury
By Sally Torbey | 5 comments | 433 views