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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The timing is wrong

We made Christmas presents for relatives this summer and worked on our son's Halloween costume in August. Yes, the timing was all wrong, but the enthusiasm...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 546 Views

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Birthday party photos

Recently we went to a birthday party. It was clear that a lot of time and energy went into preparing for the event. Their yard was filled with decorations, the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 15, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 3230 Views

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Putting a dollhouse together

As a kid, I remember spending a lot of time playing with my dollhouses. They were extra special to me because my grandfather made them. We recently bought our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 3, 2016 at 7:03 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime

It's not always easy to find activities, projects and crafts that are appropriate for both preschoolers and toddlers. Some supplies, such as scissors, glue...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 24, 2016
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A trip to the Exploratorium

Over the weekend our family visited the Exploratorium. One of our favorite exhibits was the Strandbeests. If you haven't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 3171 Views

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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 Aug 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm |
18 comments | 2797 Views

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Sometimes you are just going to be tired

As parents, we understand that there are days, weeks, or even months when we are just going to be tired. When we have a newborn. When a child is sick. Or when...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 5621 Views

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Kids and transitions

If you have a young child, you know how challenging it can be to transition them from one activity to the next. And that there are many tricks/products out there...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 2162 Views

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Busy Kids

The first few weeks of summer can be filled with eager anticipation. Kids are excited to spend more time outside, try out new classes or camps, and maybe even go...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 2000 Views

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Thanks, teachers!

It's that time of year when many parents buy or make their children's teachers gifts to say thanks for a wonderful school year. As a parent, it's...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 1832 Views

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Fire department event at the library

One of the most memorable storytimes we attended was the fire department's storytime last year....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 30, 2016 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 1925 Views

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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 | 3624 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 | 1959 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 | 2140 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 | 2731 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 | 2249 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 | 2308 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 | 3289 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 | 2353 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 | 1782 Views
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