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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: 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 share the good times and discuss the ...  (More)

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Easy living
Nov 16, 2014 7:14 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,048

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
The favored child
Jan 22, 2014 8:08 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,861

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
Launching our third
Jun 26, 2014 4:59 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 3,820

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
Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,792

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
Foothills Park: a world away
Aug 23, 2014 5:29 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 3,746

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
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