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About lydia

I am a wife, mother, and geek all rolled into one. A recent convert to healthy living, but not quite obsessive yet. This blog is about my life and much more. I try to write as real as possible. I believe in facing things head on rather than cutting corners. Whether solving difficult computer problems or dealing with the proverbial family issues, I try to keep it real . Hopefully, my efforts will resonate with you the reader.

Healthy Habits I am Carrying With Me Into The New Year

I am sure you have heard it before, someone giving you the advice that as moms  we must take care of ourselves in order to take care of the kids. Like me I am sure you know it to be true but rarely invest the time into yourself. Well it took having 6 kids to [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

Rosh Hashanah- Feast of Trumpets

  Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), usually falls in September and last for two days.  On Rosh Hashanah, we listen to the Shofar (ram's horn) blown, eat symbolic foods, and refrain from work. After repenting for bad deeds through prayers, they symbolically cast off sins through the Tashlich ceremony.   THE AMIDAH 1. THE GOD OF HISTORY: Blessed [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments

Hanukkah

Hanukkah means "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and "rededication" of the Temple in Jerusalem. The story tells of how the Maccabees rejected the occupier Antiochus Epiphanes and retook the temple against [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments