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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

I Spy

My son loves looking at "I Spy" books. Whenever we walk into the children's section of his favorite bookstore, it's not long before he starts repeating "I spy....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 529 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How I Met Your Father

Ever since my son was a few days old, I've been telling him stories about our family...how I met his father, where he proposed, and who came to our wedding. Recently,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 1780 Views

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Marathons

As I mentioned in last week's post, I've been telling my son stories about our family ever since...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1125 Views

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Angel Gowns

When I got married, I had the opportunity to wear our family veil. Sadly, it hadn't been preserved properly and lost its white color over the generations. Rather...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 29, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 2374 Views

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The Difference a Month Makes

One of our dear friends puts together a short video every year in celebration of her daughter's birthday. In this video we see a typical day in her life. While...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 28, 2014 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 9769 Views

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Why My Toddler Has the Bedtime of a Teenager

Not only is my son unusually unscheduled, but he also has an unusually late...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 23, 2014 at 11:48 am | 59 comments | 9225 Views

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Let's Have Lunch

As a new parent, it's easy to get into a routine - the same playgroups, restaurants, storytimes, and parks week-in and week-out. If an activity occurs between nap...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 15, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1663 Views

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No Two Exactly Alike

Recently, I've bumped into a lot of articles about "what stay at home parents do all day." Most include a laundry list of

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:01 pm |
4 comments | 2959 Views

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Ahh Choo!

A couple of years ago, I worked at a preschool. Spending a large chunk of time with little ones meant constantly blowing noses, holding hands, and washing/wiping...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by CherylBac, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 2447 Views

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Splashing in Mud Puddles

During the extraordinarily dry weather, my son became a pro at finding puddles wherever he could (usually the water that had overflown from people watering their...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 22, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 2416 Views

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Happy Birthday Colin

Yesterday, I read a story about a little...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2820 Views

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Breastfeeding Law

Over the past couple of days there has been a lot of heated discussion about breastfeeding. Women are now

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 12, 2014 at 12:10 pm |
13 comments | 2128 Views

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Construction

Growing up in the Midwest we joked that there were only two seasons: winter and road construction. I never enjoyed the constant rerouting, noise and traffic jams...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

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A Photo a Week

As an avid scrapbooker, I love taking photos of my son. It's a rare day when I don't take my camera out at least once for that candid shot. But I'm sure for...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 26, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1655 Views

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Trucks, Sand Toys and Grey Areas at Parks

In a toddler's life, many things are very black and white - If daddy grabs my shoes, we're going outside. If I'm wearing a sleep sack, it's bedtime. So when plans...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1762 Views

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A Bittersweet Book

A couple months ago I stumbled upon a used book sale. My son and I had a great time picking out a huge pile of children's books to take home. Some of these books...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 12, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 2168 Views

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Legos

Earlier this year, my family enjoyed The Art of the Brick Exhibition in New York City. It was fascinating to see paintings,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by CherylBac, on Jan 8, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 3209 Views

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Tennis balls and laundry baskets

A couple of weeks ago, my son was lucky enough to spend a week with his great grandparents. In preparation for our trip I crammed tons of toys and books into suitcases....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 23, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 6 comments | 7039 Views

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Are you overwhelmed or genuinely loving this holiday season?

In the midst of the holiday season, a new (or experienced) parent can easily get overwhelmed with all of the crafts, baking, decorations, and events going on.  Some...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 5089 Views

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Look at the week

When I first moved to Palo Alto, I was warmly welcomed into a park play group that met once a week. The women in this group had children around my son's age and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 7030 Views
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I Spy
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 529 views

Medical Madness
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