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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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Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,893

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
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,858

The best thing about kayaking in Elkhorn Slough near Moss Landing is that the sea otters have... More
The life of Zarf
Jul 27, 2014 12:49 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,788

Are you considering acquiring a tadpole to introduce your young child to the wonders of developmental and marine biology? Consider the possible consequences of such... More
The pain of packing
Jun 17, 2014 11:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,679

Our family vacation is fast approaching. I love vacations but I dread the packing because my husband and I have completely different approaches. If my husband... More
Dismantling the shrine
Sep 23, 2014 7:23 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,676

Our adult children depart for far-away places with the intention of being gone for many months, but leave their childhood bedrooms in a state that suggests they... More
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