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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Dogs and Kids

Last week I read an article titled, "Dear Person Whose Dog Just Wants...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 24, 2016 at 9:30 pm |
16 comments | 1533 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Babies on Board

By now you may have seen or heard about Jet Blue's "FlyBabies" Mother's Day ad. On one cross-country...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 12, 2016 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 2362 Views

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No Plans

We recently flew to the Midwest to visit grandparents and great grandparents. Our only plans were to spend time together and go to the bookstore. But we found...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 9, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 1066 Views

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Where's Skye?

If you have young kids, you may know about Paw Patrol. A TV show about rescue dogs who work together to help out whenever there is trouble in Adventure Bay. Our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

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How we enjoy the trains

When we moved to the Bay Area, I found out very quickly that many of the little ones here are fascinated by the Caltrain and the Union Pacific. Even as a baby,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 15 comments | 1786 Views

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Fun with Bubbles

A few weeks ago I made bubble solution with our kids. The hardest part was finding glycerin at the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 12, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1446 Views

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Finish what we started?

Earlier this year we started playing Safeway's monopoly game. I thought it could be a fun activity for our son. It ended up not being as little kid-friendly...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Why? , on Apr 8, 2016 at 11:16 am | 14 comments | 1448 Views

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Caterpillars everywhere

Last week I took our kids to Burgess Park. It ended up being a very short park outing after we discovered all of the tiny fuzzy caterpillars crawling around the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 2004 Views

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So many questions

We all know that kids ask a lot of questions. And one question can quickly lead to another and another and another. I remember one of the first times I googled...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

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Squeezing in the lazy moments

When our son was younger, my husband and I alternated sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday. It was a win-win. We both got a break from parenting and a lazy morning...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

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New Lego stay-at-home dad and working mom figurines

A few months ago, while visiting my parents, our son had a great time playing with my brother's old Legos. While I'm sure most, if not all, of the pieces...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 8 comments | 2578 Views

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Away on business

Many of the stay-at-home parents I interact with during the day have spouses who travel for work. Some spouses travel frequently and others only occasionally. Many...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 26, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 1709 Views

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Staying in shape

One of the first clues that I was pregnant with our son was my lack of desire to exercise. Before my pregnancy I could easily run 12 miles straight, but during...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 23, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2100 Views

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A day for reading

Last week I planned on taking our kids to the library once, but ended up taking them three times within about a 24 hour period. Our daughter lost her shoe during...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 8, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 4 comments | 1765 Views

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The gift of time

As a parent, sometimes there just don't seem to be enough hours in the day. Food needs to be cooked, dishes need to be cleaned, clothes need to be washed....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 1, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 2297 Views

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Decluttering with little kids

Like many families, we are starting out the new year by sorting through our stuff. Figuring out what to keep and what to get rid of. While I do enjoy the end...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 2055 Views

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Enjoying the snow from afar

With the blizzard on the East Coast, our son is hearing all about snow this week. We've talked about which distant friends and relatives are affected by...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 1869 Views

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Cribs not guaranteed

When traveling with our kids, one of our biggest frustrations has been hotel cribs. Some hotels only provide pack-n-plays, some forget to leave cribs in the room,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 10 comments | 2332 Views

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Long Distance Play

Recently our son has become more and more interested in interacting with friends and family who are far away. One of his best friends moved away earlier this...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 4, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1949 Views

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Buckets and Purses

Right now our daughter loves carrying buckets all over our home. She fills them up with anything she can find- cars, trains, pretend food, etc. It wasn't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views
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