Sharon Mazel

Author, "What to Expect" books series

Sharon Mazel is a journalist, pregnancy and parenting expert, and co-writer of the bestselling "What to Expect" books series, including the popular What to Expect When You're Expecting; What to Expect the First Year; What to Expect the Second Year; What to Expect Before You're Expecting; Eating Well When You're Expecting; What to Expect Babysitter Handbook; and What to Expect Pregnancy Organizer and Journal. Sharon is also an editor, writer, and content strategist for WhatToExpect.com. Sharon is a popular parenting speaker, giving talks to parents, grandparents, and families across the country. Sharon's articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Parenting Magazine, BabyTalk Magazine, and other publications. A former television news producer and writer at NBC News, Fox News, and WPIX, Sharon holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University. Sharon serves on numerous boards and executive boards of Jewish organizations in the Washington DC area and is currently Vice President of the board at the Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD. She was also a Wexner Heritage Fellow. She and her husband live in Silver Spring, Maryland and have four daughters.

Subjects of expertise:

 Parenting (all ages)

Pregnancy Fertility Infertility/Pregnancy loss

Health and Wellness

General family topics

 

Sample lectures:

• The Secret to Your Child’s Success Isn’t About IQ, It’s About Marshmallows

• Womb With A View: How The Nine Months Before Birth Shape The Rest Of Our Lives

• The Joys and Oys of Jewish Grandparenting

• The Self Esteem Trap: New Thinking About What Really Boosts Children’s Confidence

• Beyond Begging, Bossing, and Bribing: Better Ways to Motivate Our Children

• Keep The Siblings, Lose the Rivalry: Strategies for Coping with Sibling Rivalry

• Tiger Parenting, Helicopter Parenting, Jewish Parenting: How to Strike the Right Balance

• Parenting Lessons From the Torah: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

• Jews and Booze

• Mindfulness Meditation for Skeptics: Fad or Fantastic?

• Does Money Make Us Mean?

Publications:

• What to Expect When You're Expecting

• What to Expect Before You're Expecting • What to Expect the First Year

• What to Expect the Second Year

• What to Expect the Toddler Years

• Eating Well When You're Expecting

• What to Expect Pregnancy Journal and Organizer

• What to Expect Babysitter's Handbook

• Multiple articles on WhatToExpect.com (bit.ly/33Jwxz9), Washington Post, Parenting Magazine, BabyTalk Magazine

Target audience:

General audiences, Parents (moms and dads), Grandparents, Parents-to-be, Hopeful parents

Speaking fee varies based on duration and location

PO BOX 30009

Brooklyn, NY 11230

212.679.8500

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