'Big Bang Theory' Star on Attachment Parenting

Mayim Bialik chats about CBS' hit show, Emmy nod and her two sons.
3:06 | 07/26/12

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grow up before our own eyes. She's now received her very first emmy nomination. Won't you help me welcome mayim bialik. Hi, how are you? Thanks for being here. Welcome to "good afternoon america." Thank you. You look beautiful today. Why thank you. A like a splash of yellow. So, congrats on the emmy nom. Thank you, thank you. I understand you really were not banking on it. No, not at all. It came out of the blue? I knew that the announcements were being made that morning. I was actually stag with my best friend in atlanta. I had a phone interview about breast-feeding to do. I was making my younger son cereal. I wondered if kristen wiig got thom nated. And my friend said, did you hear the good news? What a great surprise. It's a big shock. It's unbelievable. You have been in the business for a long time, since you were 11 yea old. What is this like? To me, it's to the credit of jim parsons who I imitate all week. To the credit of our producers who put the words in our mouth. Our show is also nominated for the third time. You know, it's -- to me, it's about being a part of the amazing show that america really was. I'm extremely, extremely grateful to be acknowledged. I love it when actresses and actresses give credit to the writers and producers -- I'm not on my own, I promise. I loved that on the show, you played a neuroscientist, you GUYS NO THAT MAYIM HAS A Ph.D. In biology? Neuroscience. That's a goonny distinction that I should not have pointed out. That sounds slightly I took 12 years off after "blossom." I got my undergraduate degree and my graduate degree and said actors never work, I'll spend a lot of time with my kids this way. You wrote a book about a year about attachment parenting. I know we at "good morning america," we've actually discussed a number of issues -- you actually covered the book when it came out. Why do you think it's such a hot topic of conversation. Once celebrities start doing thing, I don't just mean me, you see pink posting pictures or alanis morissette talking about breast-feeding. Ricky lake putting out a documentary about the tremendous importance of understanding the birth system in america. Those are interesting things to beem. Also when there's a name attached to it that you know.

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