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Author Yasmine Delawari Johnson

  • Yasmine Delawari Johnson

    Yasmine Delawari Johnson earned her Political Science degree at UCLA and continued her studies at New York's Circle in the Square Drama School. Yasmine is an active philanthropist and political activist; she is on the board of Los Angeles-based non-profit The Alliance For Children's Rights, which advocates for the rights of children in the local foster care system. She is also on the Board of Advisors of Foreign Policy Roundtable, an entertainment industry centric political salon, and recently produced the award winning documentary We Came Home. A mother of four children, Yasmine blogs about parenting in Los Angeles with her sister, Soraya Delawari Dancsecs, for CityThink.


MamaLA: A Cheekie Make-Up Secret

We searched for products portable enough for a crowded diaper bag and fast enough for an under-a-minute make-up job--and we found them. Read more...

MamaLA: The Organic Mom’s Guide To Allergy Season

We are all sneezing, wiping, and rubbing our way into what may be a long spring. Rather than rely upon traditional medicine alone to bring us some relief, we have turned to our personal experts for kid-friendly alternative remedies Read more...

MamaLA: Tradition, Tradition!

Household rituals certainly do not need to be based on religion, but with Easter and Passover upon us, we have been thinking about how to represent the memory of loved ones who have passed while celebrating the holidays with our children. Read more...

MamaLA: When Did Assigning Chores Become Such a Chore?

A three-step plan to get little ones to pitch in between pitching ball and play dates Read more...

MamaLA: How to Throw a Petting Zoo Party Without Turning Your Home Into a Pigsty

Animals bring out childlike wonder in all of us, but anything resembling a zoo usually feels like a germ-infested coop with overworked animals. Lil’ Red’s Buckaroo Ranch is an exception to the rule. Read more...

MamaLA: Milk Shakin’ Momas

In their debut CityThink post on parenting in L.A., sisters Yasmine Delawari Johnson and Soraya Delawari Dancsecs introduce us to the local almond milk delivery service that has them running to the fridge for a fix Read more...
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