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Toddling Through the Silicon Valley

By Cheryl Bac

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About this blog: I'm a wife, stay-at-home mom, home cook, marathon runner, and PhD. I recently moved to the Silicon Valley after completing my PhD in Social Psychology and becoming a mother one month apart. Before that, I ran seven marathons incl...  (More)

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When Grandparents Visit
Jul 26, 2014 10:14 am
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My parents recently flew out to visit us. It was my dad's first time in California, so we were very excited to show him around.

Before their trip, I came up... More
Weekly Update
Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am
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With my relatives scattered all over the country, I've found that the easiest (and most fun) way to keep everyone up-to-date is with a weekly update email.

When... More
Little Sponges
Jul 12, 2014 9:25 am
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A lot changes when your toddler starts talking. One of the biggest adjustments for me is realizing just how easily he absorbs extraneous information from his environment.

Many... More
Does he really want my undivided attention right now?
Jul 5, 2014 11:34 am
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We constantly hear that we should put down our phones and be fully present with... More
It's a Two-Way Street
Jun 28, 2014 7:41 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,480

When our son was a baby, we quickly learned that his needs for food, sleep, attention, and physical contact could vary dramatically from one day to the next. Most... More
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