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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

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, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1749 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 | 1464 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 | 2951 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 | 2053 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 | 1839 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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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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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 | 4919 Views

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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 | 2265 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 | 1942 Views
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