Sheryl Mendlinger

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Sheryl E. Mendlinger, Ph.D., is a daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother and has been part of a living four-generation lineage of women most of her life. She received her B.A. in English literature and linguistics and her M.A. and Ph.D. in education from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. Sheryl’s academic expertise and publications are in understanding the inter-generational transmission of knowledge and health behaviors from mother to daughter in multicultural populations. She has worked for over thirty years in various universities as a program director and teaching professor in women’s health, including in an educational program for undergraduate studies for men and women prisoners in Massachusetts. As a two-time breast cancer survivor, she became a promotional speaker and advocate for wellness through dragon boating and rowing. Sheryl loves to schlop, cook, knit, sew, swim, spend time with her family, and laugh.

Yael Magen, Esq., is a daughter, granddaughter, wife, and the mother of two young children. She is a graduate of Northeastern School of Law, Boston, MA and of Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel in International Relations and Media and Communications. She has been a social organizer and a mayoral candidate and has worked in government and nonprofits that work to advance job creation and wealth generation. She ran for Mayor of Beer Sheva, Israel at the age of 26. Her legal practice in Boston, MA--Multigenerational Family Law and Taxes, LP--helps families that have physical, financial, and emotional responsibilities for two or more generations with finances and estate and other legal issues. Her hobbies include dancing classical ballet, writing songs, singing off key, spending time with her family, and schlopping.

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Schlopping: Developing Relationships, Self-Image & Memories (noun, schlep+love+shopping)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,590. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mother and daughter Sheryl and Yael have created a new concept, a new word, schlopping, defined as the ritual of schlepping with someone you love while shopping. Schlopping will make people think about shopping in a positive way and make you understand how an everyday activity, such as shopping, can be so simple, yet can be so powerful, and have such great impact on your lives.

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