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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Age Gaps

Our kids are relatively close in age. However, when our youngest was born, the gap between our kids seemed huge. Somehow older siblings appear to have a growth...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 28, 2019
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Lego and Sibling Squabbles

Our family finally got around to watching The Lego Movie 2. I was not expecting to enjoy the movie, but I was pleasantly surprised. They touched on a topic that...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 31, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 4, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 6398 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The Terrible Twos

Our youngest is two and I feel like I am in uncharted territory. She is our third child, but this is the first time I am experiencing the "terrible twos" as a non-pregnant...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 29, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 4088 Views

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No sand toys, no problem

I always try to bring a couple of basic sand toys for our kids to play with at the park. While sand toys are great fun, they can also be quite frustrating. Many...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 21, 2019 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 3315 Views

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Birthday Traditions

On our son’s first birthday I thought it would be fun to take a photo of him at the exact time he turned one. I set an alarm on my phone and took a handful of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 7, 2019
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Indoor Fun Part 4

On days when it is just too cold and wet to go outside, we’ve enjoyed spending a couple of hours experimenting with different recipes in the kitchen. Just...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 28, 2019
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Indoor Fun Part 3

We are so grateful for the recent sunshine. However, with the cooler than usual temperatures, we still had many wonderful opportunities to try out more indoor experiments....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 23, 2019
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Old and new memories

When I was pregnant with our first baby, I was very excited to scrapbook all of his milestones. As he grew up I enjoyed writing down activities we did during the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 30, 2019 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 3930 Views

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It’s not the memory I had planned, but a memory was made

Our family recently took a trip to the San Diego Safari Park. I was excited to take our kids to feed the lorikeets. During our previous trip to the Safari Park,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 28, 2019 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 3970 Views

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Grandpa on the farm

My grandfather recently passed away. He only lived 2 hours away, but visiting him always felt like we were traveling back in time. He lived on a farm in a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 6, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 4431 Views

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To make or not make the last minute Halloween costume

Like many kids, our son changed his mind about what he wanted to be for Halloween this year. Most years we spend quite a bit of time planning our costume, designing...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 1, 2018 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 7672 Views

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Enjoy every configuration of your family

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Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 20, 2018 at 1:48 pm |
4 comments | 7768 Views

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It can’t be scheduled

This month our toddler was up at night teething. While soothing her one night I decided to watch the documentary Mr. Rogers and Me. One of my favorite quotes from...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 3956 Views

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Messiness and parenting

With three young kids it’s easy to misplace items. I’ve given up on keeping track of everything. “Where is a specific Lego piece?,” No clue. “Where...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 4699 Views

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Calling grandma

My mom recently retired. And I underestimated just how helpful she could be living half a country away. This summer our son was excited to practice using my...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2018
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Traveling solo with three young kids

I recently traveled solo with our three young kids. I learned a few things along the way that will hopefully make our next travel experience easier. ==B 1. Seat...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2018 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 10307 Views

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Gate Pass Frustration

A few years ago I was so excited to learn about gate passes. I could travel solo with...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 28, 2018 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 6188 Views

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A community in the sand

As a kid I spent a lot of time playing with friends in our sandbox. My parents hid pennies in the sand for us to dig up at birthday parties. My neighbors and I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Life lessons, on Jun 20, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 4772 Views

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Science week with grandma part 1

This week we celebrated science week with grandma. Our kids have been looking forward to spring break for months and thankfully grandma's science experiments did...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 5, 2018
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How to make a new family's stay more comfortable

Yesterday my brother asked me a pretty simple question: What could he buy for his home to make a new family's stay more comfortable? At first I thought this...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by ashleyterr, on Apr 2, 2018 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 15418 Views
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