Holidays

“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…

Why is there “Grass” on your table?!

I have received this question more than once. Anytime I am explaining the “Haft-seen” (our table set up for Iranian New Year) and I get to the part about the “grass looking object” I get blank stares and confused expressions.…

The Holidays: The Persian Version

Waking up. Seeing snow fall outside. Hearing the crackle of a fireplace. Seeing a decorated tree full of gifts. Hearing christmas music playing in the background. Nice right?┬áBut this was not what I experienced growing up. Growing up, Christmas +…