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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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Launching our third
Jun 26, 2014 4:59 pm
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Come September we will be launching our third child to college. His departure is still a few months away, but I recently accompanied him to his university's two-day... More
Trophies for all!
Aug 3, 2014 4:58 pm
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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
The favored child
Jan 22, 2014 8:08 pm
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I became aware that my family thinks I love the dog best when I received a Mother's Day card which read, "Happy Mother's Day from your favorite child…you know, the... More
Foothills Park: a world away
Aug 23, 2014 5:29 pm
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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
Hope for a thaw between sisters
Feb 27, 2014 9:12 pm
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How auspicious to release the movie, "Frozen", during a winter when most of the US is shivering and shoveling? For moviegoers suffering through frigid temperatures,... More
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