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Feb 14 2013

The Highs & Lows of Solo Parenting with Two Sick Boys

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raw garlicBoth of my boys were sick this past weekend. Thank God, nothing bad, not the flu, just high fever, runny, lethargic, and fitful all night and most of the day as well. I was alone with the boys, with my tendinitis hand and my low patience, which seems to be the tagline to my life right now: “Mayim Bialik: Actress, Neuroscientist, Low Patience.”

Here are the high points and low points, presented alternately, so as to spread out the bad and sprinkle them with good.

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May 17 2012

The 3-Year-Old Who Needs Your Help

By at 9:33 am

mayim bialik gift of life ezra

Mayim & Ezra from a visit last year.

I am emceeing the gala dinner for The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation tonight in Manhattan. The Yeshiva University Maccabeats are being honored, but that’s not why I was chosen as the emcee. Check out the real reason.

I have written about Ezra here before. I just saw him this past Monday.

Ezra is a 3-year-old, sweet, talkative, and gentle boy from New Jersey who I met about a year ago. His family was searching for a bone marrow match for him through The Gift of Life because of an immune disorder he has. A match for Ezra would essentially mean a life-saving new immune system and a healthy life. The Gift of Life heard I was staying near Ezra’s hometown and asked me to put a public face on him and The Gift of Life’s mission. Read the rest of this entry →

Feb 2 2012

How to Deal With Throwing Up

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mayim bialik with her son fredWe had the stomach flu in our house this past Sunday, the night of the SAG awards/my husband and my first night out in six-and-a-half years. I would like to share with you how we handle throwing up in our house. Read the rest of this entry →

Jan 31 2012

The SAG Awards: Our First Date in Almost Seven Years

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Mayim Bialik at SAG awards red carpetI spent last week in Florida with my husband and our boys, Fred (3 1/2) and Miles (6). I spoke for the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando, and spent a shabbos at the dynamic and very diverse Boca Raton Synagogue, where my friend and study partner Allison “Jew in the City” Josephs and I were the scholars in residence. We flew home the Sunday after Shabbat ended, to make it home for the SAG awards for which our show had been nominated for Best Ensemble. So the flight home was the morning of the awards, getting into LAX just in time for me to get my hair and make-up done and fly out the door. Read the rest of this entry →

About Mayim

Mayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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