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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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Of snorkeling, sunsets and centipedes
Jul 13, 2014 12:26 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,289

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
Finding the fun in fundraising
Mar 13, 2014 10:42 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,135

Up until a few weeks ago, I have assiduously avoided fundraising. With my medical background, I felt I could be more useful lice checking at school, instructing... More
Dismantling the shrine
Sep 23, 2014 7:23 pm
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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
Beach day
Jun 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,058

The day after school is out, my kids and I pack a picnic, gather friends, and head to Half Moon Bay and the beach. I grew... More
Twenty-five years of wedded bliss
Sep 2, 2014 12:16 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 956

My husband and I celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary this month. We met in Palo Alto 30 years ago last week. I had recently moved from the East Coast to Southern... More
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