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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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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
Foothills Park: a world away
Aug 23, 2014 5:29 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,116

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
The sites of The Sound of Music
Jan 8, 2014 9:35 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 4,115


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: 4,083


Despite all the compelling reasons local marathon runners share in a recent ... More
Cold and wet in the dark
Jan 15, 2014 8:48 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,946

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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