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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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Tennis balls and laundry baskets
Dec 14, 2013 1:24 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 8,281

A couple of weeks ago, my son was lucky enough to spend a week with his great grandparents. In preparation for our trip I crammed tons of toys and books into suitcases.... More
Are you overwhelmed or genuinely loving this holiday season?
Dec 7, 2013 9:55 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,699

In the midst of the holiday season, a new (or experienced) parent can easily get overwhelmed with all of the crafts, baking, decorations, and events going on.  Some... More
Look at the week
Nov 30, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 8,041

When I first moved to Palo Alto, I was warmly welcomed into a park play group that met once a week. The women in this group had children around my son's age and... More
Adults Only
Nov 23, 2013 6:20 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,425

As a new parent I try to stay extra-aware of places that are family- and kid-friendly.  Before having a kid, I thought that the distinction would be easy. Fancy... More
Not Keeping Score
Nov 14, 2013 3:31 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 17,045

You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book ... More
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