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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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Adapting to Virtual Learning
Aug 27, 2020 10:35 am
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Our older kids are starting to figure out their new virtual learning routines. We spent a lot of time talking with them about how it would be different from the... More
Easing Back to School Anxiety
Aug 11, 2020 4:53 pm
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Our middle child will start kindergarten this year. It is a huge disappointment for her not to start the school year in person. She has helped drop off and pick... More
Tough back-to-school decisions
Aug 10, 2020 1:03 pm
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This summer we were able to make a lot of short-term decisions for our kids. Do we feel comfortable going to the dentist this week? Do we feel comfortable taking... More
Preparing for School
Jul 31, 2020 11:38 am
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As the summer winds down, I’m slowly getting our kids ready for the upcoming school year.

We cleaned off a table so each kid has a designated workspace. ... More
Back-to-school shopping
Jul 24, 2020 9:37 am
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This week we did bit of back-to-school shopping. We bought everything online and the kids are excited to receive their packages over the next couple of weeks. ... More
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