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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: 2,815

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: 2,756


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: 2,702


Despite all the compelling reasons local marathon runners share in a recent ... More
First interview
Dec 16, 2014 10:50 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,582

As each child departs for college, I console myself by thinking of all the free time I will have to finally tackle the to-do list. Well, somehow, before I make... More
Hope for a thaw between sisters
Feb 27, 2014 9:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,581

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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