Mayim Bialik Quotes

I started a podcast with my boyfriend, “Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown,” and we started it at the beginning of the pandemic. For me, that’s so emblematic of the process that I went through, and that he and I chose to explore.

One of the things I’ve always said about corporal punishment, harsh discipline and hitting is that you don’t know what kid you’re getting. Some people will say, well, it’s no big deal, and others will be forever devastated and scarred by it.

I wish I could say everyone who’s hit as a child doesn’t hit when they’re parents, although I’m sure that it happens. I’ve definitely scared my children with my temper and have used a voice that’s not appropriate for use around children, and that’s yet another reminder of how our past does live in us. […]

I think many of us were parented the way that I was—with a lot of love and a handful of confusion.