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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
Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
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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
Close encounters with wildlife
Jun 8, 2014 6:09 pm
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The best thing about kayaking in Elkhorn Slough near Moss Landing is that the sea otters have... More
Honoring and remembering
May 24, 2014 3:12 pm
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Teenage boys value sleep, but for more than a dozen years my sons, and my husband, have been waking up at dawn on Memorial Day weekend to join their... More
Why is doing nothing so difficult?
Jul 18, 2014 11:36 am
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A paper was published this month in the journal Science (choose "writing" and last title under "affective forecasting")... More
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