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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Holiday Traditions

As our kids grow up it’s fun to see which holiday traditions stick. Here are some of our current favorite holiday traditions that I hope will stay in our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 23, 2019 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 3022 Views

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So Much to Explore at Nealon Park

This afternoon our kids had a break from the constant countdown to Christmas. A good friend of ours suggested checking out the newly remodeled Nealon Park. What...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 22, 2019 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 2844 Views

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

When we were returning books at the library, my daughter saw a poster for the Dance Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Twas the Night...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 9, 2019
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HIIT

When the air quality was poor, I started brainstorming how to get an effective workout inside. I have debated buying an elliptical or indoor bike, but decided not...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2019
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NICU Love

When you hear that someone has a baby in the NICU, it’s hard to figure out what to do. Although we have three kids of our own, this is completely new territory...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 13, 2019
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Science with kids

Over the past few days spent extra time indoors due to the smoke.  If you get stuck inside due to the poor air quality or chilly weather, here are some fun...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 13, 2019 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4218 Views

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The holiday season

Halloween is already in full swing for us. We are decorating pumpkins and finalizing costumes. Somehow celebrating Halloween always reminds our kids that Christmas...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 17, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 3119 Views

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What to do with all those cardboard boxes

I hate throwing away cardboard boxes before first turning them into something else.  With the right attitude, a cardboard box can become the perfect creative...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 13, 2019 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 8682 Views

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And then there was one

Our oldest kids are in school for a significant part of the day. I’m enjoying larger chunks of one on one time with our youngest. When the school year started,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2019
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Free Time

As our kids grow up, I’m finding myself with small chunks of kid-free time. And I’m slowly adding activities back into my life that I put on hold when they...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 27, 2019
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Stay a part of their day

Now that school and other activities are back in session, I’m slowly getting back into a routine. Going to sleep and waking up earlier. Getting everyone to school...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2019
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Lessons from visiting great grandma

Last month I had the privilege of spending time with our daughters and their great grandparents. My parents took our oldest to a museum while the girls and I had...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 22, 2019
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Summer Science Part 2

On our trip to the Midwest we had a wonderful time doing a variety of different nature-themed activities. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Sometimes the best...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 31, 2019
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Family Trips

This summer we flew to the midwest to visit relatives. This trip has become a yearly tradition for us. The kids and I fly out for a week to visit grandparents,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 29, 2019
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Summer Science

One of our goals this summer was to do a lot of science activities. Thankfully we have relatives, friends, and museums that helped make this possible. If you are...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 22, 2019
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List for a new baby part 2

And here is the second half of my must have list for a new baby. This half focuses on the new mother: Stuff for you 1. Movies/TV shows ready for you to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 29, 2019
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List for a new baby

I was recently asked if I had a “must have list” for a new baby. And while I definitely have opinions about what would be useful for a new family, I don’t...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 26, 2019
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The summer bucket list

This time of year many people are starting to check items off their summer bucket lists. Some include summer camp experiences like making s’mores, catching a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 25, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 3465 Views

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Swimming with the kids

When I think about summer, I think about swimming. When I was growing up my grandparents had a cottage on a lake and I loved swimming there during the summer. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 3237 Views

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The family trip that wasn’t

We planned to start off our Memorial Day weekend with a family outing to Gilroy Gardens. Our middle child was especially excited to go on all of the rides again....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 31, 2019
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