L’Shana Tova (Happy New Year!)

As I head to my Mom's house for our Rosh Hashanah holiday gathering, I wanted to take a quick moment and wish all my Jewish friends and readers a very happy and sweet new year. Dr. Gwenn … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashanah Musings: The Power of Traditions

Traditions embody so much of Rosh Hashanah that it seems fitting I republish this post each fall, on this day. And, before you ask...yes! I do know where Nana's table cloth is this year :) L'Shana Tova. ~ Dr. Gwenn … [Read more...]

Trick Or Treat for Fun and Safety!!

Halloween is a much anticipated event in my household, even with my girls solidly in middle school now. I think the attraction of the day is doing some thing so childish no one wants to admit it's fun. Think about it! How often can we all do the toddler dress up thing and actually get away with it without anyone batting an eye? Plus, don't forget the sinful treats....The candy part of Halloween … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashanah Musings: Today, Let’s Be Happy

Today's post first ran last year ago on Rosh Hashanah and I hope will run for many more.L'Shana Tova. ~ Dr. GwennToday is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, year 5768 actually. As today approached, I found myself quickly entering autopilot to prepare. Cooking, shopping, contemplating...comes with the holiday week.The holiday actually starts the night before with a meal. Last year I discovered … [Read more...]