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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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Family theater at its best!
Dec 22, 2014 7:16 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,207

From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, life is a fog of airline bookings, tree decorating, card writing, menu planning, gift wrapping, grocery shopping, table setting,... More
The life of Zarf
Jul 27, 2014 12:49 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,160

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
Dismantling the shrine
Sep 23, 2014 7:23 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,084

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
Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
Nov 23, 2014 6:26 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,018

One of the benefits of having our nest a little emptier is that we can spend one-on-one time with our youngest children. For many years, friends and parent educators... More
The pain of packing
Jun 17, 2014 11:12 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,978

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
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