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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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The sites of The Sound of Music
Jan 8, 2014 9:35 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,514


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
The favored child
Jan 22, 2014 8:08 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,507

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
The Cinderella ride
Apr 20, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,414


Despite all the compelling reasons local marathon runners share in a recent ... More
Hope for a thaw between sisters
Feb 27, 2014 9:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,357

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
The best Mother's Day ever
May 10, 2014 3:36 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,280

I have unintentionally set myself up for the best Mother's Day ever, not by being an especially caring, patient, and attentive parent in anticipation of the big... More
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