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Mayim Bialik

WE RECENTLY CAUGHT up  with neuroscientist, mom, actress, writer and “grown-up girl” Mayim Bialik, PhD., to gain insight into her new book for teens, “Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart and Spectacular” (Philomel; $18.99). The book, released in May, is geared towards girls ages 12 and up. You may know Bialik from her titular role in the ’90s sitcom, ... Read More »

Being Present for Passover

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Think about your last Passover Seder. Were you present? I don’t mean were you there physically, but rather were you there emotionally, appreciating every moment? My curiosity about the state of being present and how it ties into the Passover holiday led me to Los Angeles author, April Halprin Wayland, for some answers. Wayland, who grew up both in Santa ... Read More »

Talking to Our Kids During Turbulent Times

Our country is experiencing big change as we transition into a new presidential administration. No matter how you voted, it’s important to acknowledge that our children may be worried as they hear about the rise in bullying, racism, anti-Semitism, and intolerance of differences. How can parents help comfort their children in times of turmoil?   Anticipate Michael Josephson, Founder, CEO ... Read More »

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