Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick

it's the act that counts

The Naked Thing

Naked- “a part of the body without clothes”.   Naked changes meaning in different cultures and times. The bible considers hair not covered, naked. It used to be considered naked for a man to go swimming without a tank covering his chest.  Some consider short skirts or shorts to be naked regardless of gender. Others would not…
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It’s Independence Day!

“Today we celebrate our Independence Day!” President Whitmore in Independence Day summarized it perfectly. When faced with an advanced life force hell bent on destroying earth, humanity unites to fight for our right to live. We say that art imitates life. And also life imitates art. The images, ideas, myths and thoughts we consume become…
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Life is So Very Interesting

Each of us is completely different than another person. Frankly, we’re each different when we are with different people. Accepting and understanding that we are not all the same is something we have to remind ourselves every day and reinforce with our children and each other. Have you asked your kid to put on a…
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Think Again: What Do You See?

Most parents would tell you that their kid is a genius! Well, turns out they’re right! It’s all about reinforcing our children’s natural curiosity and imagination. Traditional parenting and education systems kill curiosity, imagination and out of the box problem solving. NASA conducted a well-known study on people’s creative genius. The results? Ninety-eight percent of 5-year-old…
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The Think Again Series!

So excited to share that coming soon I will be releasing four books in the Think Again Series. This series encourages kids and adults to think out of the box. The books are written for young children but designed to be used for older students and even employers when reaching for innovative solutions. We are…
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The Story Behind the Story

Dr. Swati Gandhi and I recently collaborated on Navigating OIT. This guide is designed for parents helping their children through oral immunotherapy or tolerance induction therapy. If that is something you are dealing with, this book is for you- from how to manage it from a parenting perspective to specifics on recipes and going through…
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Live Your Best Life

“You can be anything you want to be.” “You can get anything you set your mind to.” “Just do it.” “You can have it all.” We’ve all heard variations of these sentences and shown examples of those who have made it big against all odds simply because they set their mind to a task. But…
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First Impressions Matter: I HAVE ALLERGIES!

Would you put a sign on your child front and center of what they are allergic to? Apparently enough people would that this is a product sold by Target. On an allergy forum I am in, parents were so exuberant for this find. I just don’t understand. The reality is that we judge books by…
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You’re Not All That… But You’re Priceless :)

What many parents say to their kids: “You can be anything you want to be.  You can be the President.  You can run a company.  You can be a famous actor, musician, athlete, scientist.  You can cure cancer.” But really, can we?  These are nice encouraging words and certainly every person should reach high.  But does every person have the aptitude…
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Who’s In Charge?

Do you think we’ve gone too far with technology or not far enough?