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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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Hope for a thaw between sisters
Feb 27, 2014 9:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,734

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: 2,713

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
The best Mother's Day ever
May 10, 2014 3:36 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,675

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
An injury
Mar 4, 2015 7:47 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,573

Last week our 12-year-old daughter broke her ankle playing basketball. It is just short of miraculous that we have five kids and have had only one other bone broken.... More
Close encounters with wildlife
Jun 8, 2014 6:09 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,563

The best thing about kayaking in Elkhorn Slough near Moss Landing is that the sea otters have... More
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