Author Archive for Shirin

“It had been 15 years…”

This weekend, I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours alone with my dad. Just me and him. Believe me, this does not happen often. Either we are at work, we are running around doing who knows what,…

NooshTube™, The White House and Norouz! Here is the story.

Last year, President Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama celebrated Norouz at the White House by bringing together various organizations and individuals. This year, they hosted the celebration once again, and NooshTube™ was invited to join. As an Iranian-American who has always believed in…

My Top 5 Norouz Memories (Throwback Post!)

Couple of years ago, I shared my Top 5 Norouz Memories. It was a very popular post and striked up comments, conversation and more memories. Not to mention, one of my own favorite posts I have written. Norouz is coming…

“What do we leave behind, and what do we keep?” Guest Blogger (9)

I am excited to share a “Persian Mommas” views and contemplations when she is celebrating the holidays. The dichotomy that many Iranian Americans feel with various holidays and traditions, and how they want to raise their children is very well…

10 Survival Items for Your Trip to Iran

After having been to Iran a couple times and friends who have been much more often, I have started to notice trends in what people go prepared with. The weather, the activities, and the traditions all lend themselves to all types…