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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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Sharing a joke
Jan 29, 2014 8:21 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 4,950

My mother has Alzheimer's. She doesn't recognize me, but pretends she does. She has no idea when she last saw me, it could be yesterday or last year. She knows... More
Homework help: when less is more
Jul 6, 2014 8:50 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,727

We hear a lot of interesting comments about our large family, but my favorite is the question the custom official at the Beirut airport asked a few years back. ... More
Easy living
Nov 16, 2014 7:14 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,509

As I settled in a sunny spot this morning to read the paper and watch my youngest child at a swim meet, I received a text with a photo of snow flurries from my daughter,... More
The favored child
Jan 22, 2014 8:08 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 4,489

I became aware that my family thinks I love the dog best when I received a Mother's Day card which read, "Happy Mother's Day from your favorite child?you know, the... More
Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,467

Despite having lived in the Bay Area for 25 years, I had never walked all the way across the Golden Gate Bridge until a few weeks ago.... More
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