Category : Children

Invincible: a song composed by my daughter

A few months ago, as part of a school assignment, my daughter was asked to create a personal project of her choice.  She decided to compose an a cappella song about the issue of bullying and developing ones self-esteem as she wanted to ..

A song composed for my daughter's 15th birthday

Turning 15 is a huge milestone on the spiritual journey of life. Baha’u’llah referred to it as the commencement of maturity and in the Baha’i Faith it is the age at which a young person begins to take on for ..

Our High School Graduate

It is hard to believe our son, Taraz, has now graduated from high school and soon will be embarking on the next adventure in his life.  The graduation was a unique and moving event that was held at the Confucius Temple in ..

Ayyam-i-Ha Homemade Gift Ideas

I have been enjoying creating different gifts for friends and neighbours in the last few days for the festival of Ayyam-i-Ha and thought I would share a few of them with you (as some friends have been asking how to ..

'Where there is love' – A new recording with my children

One of my birthday wishes this year was to record some songs with my children so that I could have a memory of us creating and jamming together.  Just a couple of days ago, we had the opportunity to record ..

A Surprise M&M Birthday Cake!

A few of days ago we celebrated my daughter’s 14th birthday and as she is a fantastic baker, I wanted to surprise her with a cake that was fun, colorful and one she would not expect. I found the idea ..

Talking to Children about Music

Recently I was invited to give a talk at an elementary school to 3rd-5th graders about music and my career. I enjoyed putting together the powerpoint presentation explaining what I do, when I started my career, how I compose as ..

Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe

The festival of Ayyam-i-Ha has now passed and I just wanted to share a recipe of homemade strawberry jam that I made as gifts for our neighbors a couple of days ago. Here is the recipe which I found on ..

Ayyam-i-Ha is here!

The season of Ayyam-i-Ha is upon us and it is one of the most festive times of the year for Baha’is. During these days, Baha’is all around the world celebrate Ayyam-i-Ha which is a time of bringing cheer to others, ..

Song & Video by Taraz Mahony: 'An End To War'

About a month ago my son, Taraz, started writing a song for a personal project he was assigned to do for school.  In the 10th grade, all the students are required to create a product of their choice and write ..

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