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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 favored child
Jan 22, 2014 8:08 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,568

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 sites of The Sound of Music
Jan 8, 2014 9:35 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,558


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 Cinderella ride
Apr 20, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,480


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: 2,415

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
Cold and wet in the dark
Jan 15, 2014 8:48 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,337

It is cold and I am shivering in my swimsuit. Why am I diving into a pool in the early morning darkness in the dead of winter?

It's my kids' fault.

A number... More
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