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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: 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 share the good times and discuss the ...  (More)

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Why we go to church
Nov 10, 2013 9:16 pm
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When people learn that we are actively engaged in a faith community, we get a wide range of reactions. Some folks wonder why we bother to go to church, and how we... More
Being number one
Oct 20, 2013 7:13 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,551

A couple of decades ago my husband and I hosted a cocktail party before the Black and White Ball. It was a festive evening off in black tie attire with nine other... More
The teenage brain
Feb 21, 2015 7:03 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 6,345

Recent studies have shed light on what is happening in adolescents' brains that make this a uniquely fascinating, but also perplexing and concerning life phase.... More
Issues across the ages: this too shall pass
Mar 27, 2014 1:46 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 6,269

A few years back I found myself with toddlers, teens and aging parents in my life. In dealing with these life stages simultaneously, I was amazed by how much they... More
Seeing "Palo Alto" while living in Palo Alto
May 20, 2014 9:08 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 6,211

Yesterday I saw the movie "Palo Alto," and later in the evening attended Paly's swimming and diving team end-of-season banquet. Juxtaposing these two events was... More
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