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Toddling Through the Silicon Valley

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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The Countdown to Christmas
Dec 20, 2020 2:51 pm
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The countdown to Christmas is always a bit tricky. Advent calendars and this year’s elf on the shelf make it more enjoyable, but it is still so hard to wait for... More
What's Missing This Holiday Season?
Dec 11, 2020 2:47 pm
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When our son told me that a friend of his was reading “The Missing Piece," I quickly put it on hold at our local library. Our daughter is learning how to read... More
Our First Year with an Elf on the Shelf
Nov 30, 2020 3:29 pm
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Like many extended families, the last time many of us were together was last Christmas. Since then my grandfather passed away and we have talked with our kids about... More
Tree Lighting Ceremonies
Nov 21, 2020 9:18 pm
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?On Friday night we enjoyed watching Palo Alto’s virtual tree lighting ceremony. It was a very simple ceremony, but it was so wonderful... More
Thank you dog owners!
Nov 16, 2020 1:24 pm
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I enjoyed owning a dog as a kid. Our dog was very strongly attached to my mom. He adored her and didn’t want to leave her side. But I could usually convince... More
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