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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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Why My Son Is Unusually Unscheduled
Oct 13, 2013 7:29 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 18,079

When I was about 10 years old, I started attending a very structured girls' summer camp. We woke up in the morning at 7am sharp, went onto the cabin's porch for... More
Are We Too Quick to Stroll?
Oct 7, 2013 11:49 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 17,400

When I moved to the Bay Area, I was without a stroller for three weeks (while our belongings shipped from VA). I can tell you that I now fully understand why strollers... More
Look at the week
Nov 30, 2013 9:34 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 16,084

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
Savor Every Moment
Oct 8, 2013 11:50 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 15,859

If you are a new mother, I bet you are rolling your eyes at me right now. You've heard the importance of "savoring every moment" more times in the past couple of... More
Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
Aug 16, 2014 10:16 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 15,770

In the summer many attractions are quite crowded. Older and younger kids are mingling. And adults are catching up with friends while "keeping an eye" on the kids.... More
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