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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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Sharing the facts of life
Apr 28, 2014 10:35 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,331

My preteen daughter and I spent the last two Wednesday evenings at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at ... More
Seeing "Palo Alto" while living in Palo Alto
May 20, 2014 9:08 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 2,227

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
A memorable Paly prom
Apr 13, 2014 9:44 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,114

Congratulations and thank you to Paly Principal Kim Diorio, her administrative team, the chaperoning teachers, the Associated Student Body, and the 750 Paly students... More
The sites of The Sound of Music
Jan 8, 2014 9:35 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 1,975


We packed in a lot of magic on our family winter vacation to Germany and Austria. Highlights included the festive Christmas markets, castles, palaces, medieval... More
Sharing a joke
Jan 29, 2014 8:21 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 1,885

My mother has Alzheimer's. She doesn't recognize me, but pretends she does. She has no idea when she last saw me, it could be yesterday or last year. She knows... More
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