Tag Archive for Iran and Christmas

“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…

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 +…