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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Preparing for kindergarten

During our son’s last year of preschool we spent a lot of time reading, writing, and drawing together. Many would say that we were “preparing for kindergarten.”...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 14, 2018
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Trick-or-Treat Street

Thank you Menlo-Atherton High School for a fun evening yesterday. My three kids and I enjoyed decorating pumpkins, trick-or-treating classroom to classroom, throwing...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 25, 2018
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Don’t think about entire vacations. Think about moments.

Our family recently returned from winter vacation. I was thrilled to celebrate Christmas with my maternal grandparents. As they get older, every vacation to see...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 9, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Indoor Fun Part 1

It’s easy to take the Bay Area’s gorgeous weather and clear air for granted. When we first moved here I remember remarking that “it is a beautiful...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 2, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Indoor Fun Part 2

With all of the rain, we had an opportunity to try out more science experiments. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. My aunt and uncle gifted us a

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 13, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A trial run

This year spring break was like a trial run for our upcoming summer vacation. The kids and I rarely have so much time to choose our our schedules. We all needed...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 12, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Migraines and motherhood

I recently started experiencing migraines. I’ve had a lot of headaches over the years but nothing prepared me for the intensity of an actual migraine. When...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 15, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Finding Balance

Last week I read an article titled “

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 23, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Scavenger Hunt

Grandma usually visits us around Easter. This year she sadly wasn’t able to make the trip. However, she very kindly sent us a couple of books as an Easter...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 30, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What I want for Mother’s Day

This week I’ve seen a lot of articles about what mother’s really want for Mother’s Day. Some say that moms want a day off. A day to go to the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Piles of artwork

Each of our kids has an “artwork bin.” A bin where I can quickly store any artwork that they complete at home, at school or at camp. It’s amazing how much...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 19, 2019
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INVEST & INNOVATE

California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
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COUPLE'S NET

Yank the Scab Off

Sunday morning, partly cloudy in Portland. Sitting in a cafe having just had a Caffe macchiato. The art on the walls are life size pregnant women made of fabric....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 27, 2014
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Can This Marriage be Saved?* Yes.

A real couple is interviewed (and then their identity is changed to protect their privacy). Chandrama Anderson is the counselor. Written by Jonathan Small, for the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2014
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COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview: Keep a Sense of Humor

I am working on a series of marriage interviews to share with you. They are anonymous so that these generous people will share a bit of their personal lives with...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 11, 2015
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COUPLE'S NET

Cancer Mask to Butterfly

My sister-in-law, Marjie Anderson of Anderson Creative transformed mom's cancer treatment mask into an amazing butterfly. I don't know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 16, 2015
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COUPLE'S NET

Couple's Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship

What Is the Biggest Cause of Strife in a Relationship? This is the question that both men and women have been asking me recently. The topic is big enough to warrant...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2015
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Follow-up to a Love Script

On January 21st I posted a blog about the Love Script: Arthur Aron's 36 questions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 20, 2015
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8

The information below comes from the Relay for Life website. Having had Mom die recently from cancer, this is of special interest to me. My husband and I went...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 3, 2015
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Marriage Interview 10: A Cross-Cultural Love Story

Katja and Bob are celebrating their 44th anniversary in August. They fell in love in 1970 and got married in 1971. Bob was a hot salesman sent over to Europe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 5, 2015
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