By Cheryl Bac
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About this blog: I'm a wife, stay-at-home mom, home cook, marathon runner, and PhD. I recently moved to the Silicon Valley after completing my PhD in Social Psychology and becoming a mother one month apart. Before that, I ran seven marathons incl... (More)
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Goodbye toy stores
Feb 19, 2020 11:47 am
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Over the weekend we were planning to take our kids to Talbots Toyland. Sadly we discovered that the store recently closed
. We... More
Simple Valentine’s Day Traditions
Feb 13, 2020 9:21 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 986
Unlike Christmas, our family doesn’t have many Valentine’s Day traditions.
We usually make and decorate heart-shaped cookies. We make valentines for friends... More
Patience vs nighttime parenting
Jan 30, 2020 11:20 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,062
When our kids were babies, I expected to be sleep deprived. As our kids grew up and learned to sleep for longer stretches of time, I expected to get more and more... More
No jacket no problem
Jan 22, 2020 2:38 pm
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Our daughters have a wide array of jackets and sweaters. However, most of the time they choose to leave these pieces of clothing at home, in the minivan, or in... More
Letting Christmas Linger
Jan 17, 2020 11:09 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,936
Our youngest was a bit confused when Christmas abruptly ended. Where did all the holiday lights go? Why weren’t we doing our advent calendar anymore? Why were... More
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Wait, wait – we’re working on it
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My Pet Peeves
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Goodbye toy stores
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Short story writers wanted!
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.
Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.