Happy Mother”s Day 2013!

You made me a mom, I said to my older daughter at bedtime. She snuggled into my hug and looked at me with a quiet smile. I was waiting for you for a long time, I continued…And I couldn’t wait to meet you. Tell me about when I was born, she said and I repeated the well worn story of how she was sitting on her brother (her twin). She laughed as she always does. I told her again how I could feel …her head tucked up against my ribs and...

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Persian advice, current events show has devoted following

Written By Bob Strauss, Staff Writer for LA.com Posted:   02/21/2012 08:42:30 PM PST – Link to Original Article   “It’s really just two moms talking” is how Shahrzad Sepanlou describes the advice show she co-hosts with Dr. Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri for a Tarzana-based Persian TV network. But really the two Encino residents’ show, “Mom Talk L.A.” is much more than that. Broadcast in Farsi since it...

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Breastfeeding Is Not Fast Food

ATTACHMENT PARENTING Breastfeeding Is Not Fast Food It is my observation that mothers who are brainwashed by outside pressures into this pattern of on-the-go, hyperactivity and over-stimulation soon find that quality time with the child is replaced with stress, tension, anxiety and depression.   Published: 07/25/2012 by Nelly Farnoody-Zahiri, Ph.D. LosAngeles.Parenthood.com From the earliest ages, the important bond formed between mother...

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