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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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An injury
Mar 4, 2015 7:47 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,661

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: 2,637

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: 2,511

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: 2,458

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
Of snorkeling, sunsets and centipedes
Jul 13, 2014 12:26 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,441

We spent the first few days of our Hawaiian vacation ridding our rental home of occupants of the creepy-crawly kind. The first night I... More
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