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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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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How to end the summer

There is always one experience that truly makes it feel like summer is here. For us, that day was Friday June 21st, which happened to be the actual first day of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 13, 2019
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Summer Science Part 3

Last week we finished our last science project of the summer. A Pringles ring! I’m excited to make a new list of projects to try over our next school break....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 26, 2019
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Elaborate lunches

I finally gave in a bought a set of sandwich and fruit cutters for our kids' lunches. I've resisted for awhile because I didn't have the time or the energy to use...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2019
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It just takes time

Whenever I go running, swimming, grocery shopping, etc without my kids, I’m a little off. I almost always have at least one, if not 3, kids with me. I feel like...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Halloween Traditions

Growing up Halloween was never a big holiday for my family. I remember my mother making us costumes to wear to our school carnival. And I remember growing pumpkins...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 26, 2019
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Halloween with grandma

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, most people are no longer thinking about Halloween. We still have a couple small pumpkins decorating our home, but instead...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 18, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Post-workout selfies

When I was in college and completed my first long training group run, I took a selfie. I don’t see that photo very often, but when I stumble upon it I remember...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 26, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Holiday Lights

With all of the rain in the forecast, I wasn’t sure if we would do our yearly stroll down Christmas Tree Lane.  We...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 19, 2019
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Prioritizing Sleep

My top New Years Resolution is to get more sleep in 2020. Waking up and soothing three kids over the past eight years has been exhausting. I’m sure there will...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 5, 2020
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Communities Joining Together Part 2

Today we decided to try a few more free educational resources available while we are stuck at home. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did: 1.

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 17, 2020
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A Book Connecting the Generations

When I was pregnant with our son, I worked at a preschool. During nap time, the kids sometimes listened to the Magic Treehouse. I saw how much their teacher adored...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 20, 2020
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Summer memories

As summer quickly approaches, I can’t help but think about summer vacations spent at my grandparents’ cottage. My grandfather passed away this spring and many...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 25, 2020
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Expanding the birthday celebration

Over the weekend we celebrated our son’s birthday with relatives over video chat. Almost every weekend since the stay at home order started we’ve chatted about...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2020
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Staying Optimistic

I remember the first time I chatted with our son about the Coronavirus. He was still going to school and I wanted him to hear about the virus from me rather than...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 10, 2020
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Back-to-school shopping

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. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 24, 2020
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Preparing for School

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. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 31, 2020
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Easing Back to School Anxiety

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...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 11, 2020
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A 2020 Birthday

Our youngest had her birthday party a couple of weeks before quarantining in March. Her friends came over, played with balloons and ate cupcakes. It was a very...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2020
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Boo Baskets

When searching for Halloween crafts and activities for our kids this year, I found

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2020
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