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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Checklist before baby arrives

When I was pregnant with our first, I read a lot of books and articles about pregnancy and labor. But, looking back, I wish I had been more informed about the benefits...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 12087 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Preparing for baby #3

As I count down the weeks to baby #3 I'm finding myself much less concerned about how our kids will adjust to the new baby compared to last time. I'm...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 9, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 8784 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Holiday LEGO Show

We finally made it out to see the Holiday LEGO show at...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 10204 Views

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The Gift of Google Home

One of the gifts our family received for Christmas this year was a Google Home. When we opened it, I first thought of

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm |
10 comments | 18374 Views

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Kids and Gift Giving

Our daughter is still a bit too young to understand that Christmas is right around the corner. But, as a preschooler, our son is well aware of the holiday. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 23, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 12112 Views

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Celebrating all month long

As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 43345 Views

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And one more makes three

Right now I am pregnant with our third little one. While this pregnancy has been quite similar to my previous ones, the main difference so far is how aware our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2016
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Gingerbread and Turkey

Our kids are not very enthusiastic about Thanksgiving this year. Maybe it's because we aren't traveling anywhere. Maybe it is because there isn't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 23, 2016 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 9464 Views

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A Magical Bridge Playdate

On Veterans Day, this Friday, 160 Girl Scouts from 22 troops in Palo Alto are participating in a Day of Service. They will be volunteering at 7...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 19757 Views

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Resting with little ones at home

Last month I had a mole removed from my toe. It was very minor surgery but resting my foot with little ones at home was not easy. My doctor warned me that it...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 9, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 12301 Views

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Just 5 minutes

Earlier this week I saw Quaker's "It only takes 5 minutes"...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 5, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 8196 Views

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Birthday party photos

Recently we went to a birthday party. It was clear that a lot of time and energy went into preparing for the event. Their yard was filled with decorations, the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 15, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 10569 Views

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Putting a dollhouse together

As a kid, I remember spending a lot of time playing with my dollhouses. They were extra special to me because my grandfather made them. We recently bought our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 3, 2016 at 7:03 pm | 2 comments | 12597 Views

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A trip to the Exploratorium

Over the weekend our family visited the Exploratorium. One of our favorite exhibits was the Strandbeests. If you haven't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 13883 Views

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Dogs and Kids

Last week I read an article titled, "Dear Person Whose Dog Just Wants to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm |
18 comments | 10570 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Sometimes you are just going to be tired

As parents, we understand that there are days, weeks, or even months when we are just going to be tired. When we have a newborn. When a child is sick. Or when...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 15980 Views

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Kids and transitions

If you have a young child, you know how challenging it can be to transition them from one activity to the next. And that there are many tricks/products out there...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 11158 Views

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Busy Kids

The first few weeks of summer can be filled with eager anticipation. Kids are excited to spend more time outside, try out new classes or camps, and maybe even go...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 9094 Views

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Thanks, teachers!

It's that time of year when many parents buy or make their children's teachers gifts to say thanks for a wonderful school year. As a parent, it's not always...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 8908 Views

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Fire department event at the library

One of the most memorable storytimes we attended was the fire department's storytime last year. And...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 30, 2016 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 13081 Views
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