Mayim Bialik Isn’t Taking Her Sons on ‘Auditions and Neither Is Their Dad’ If They Decide to Act

03/17/2016 at 11:45 AM ET

If Mayim Bialik‘s little ones decide to follow in her acting footsteps, they might have a tough time getting to auditions.

“My older son and my younger son, actually, they’ve both done some Shakespeare in our home school community and they really like that,” Bialik told PEOPLE at the 33rd annual PaleyFest Los Angeles Big Bang Theory panel in Hollywood on Wednesday.

“My older son seems really interested in the acting world, but my younger son wants to be a policeman, which is also funny,” the actress, mom to Miles, 10, and Frederick, 7, with ex-husband Michael Stone, adds with a laugh.

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Although having a future police officer in the family “would be good” to “balance it out,” the star admits she’s not completely on board if her sons decided to dabble in Tinseltown.

“I’m not taking them on auditions and neither is their dad so they better get really creative,” she says.

Acting aside, Bialik, 40, has passed down another one of her talents to her children: playing the piano.

“My older son has really gotten into piano,” says Bialik. “He’s been playing classical music so he learned ‘Moonlight Sonata’ and he just wants to play it all the time.”

“Then I taught him ‘Let It Be’ this weekend, and I sing and he accompanies me,” she continues. “It’s really, really funny.”

— Mariah Haas

FILED UNDER: Mayim Bialik , News , Parenting

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Cali on

She is the coolest person: smart, funny, kind, down-to-earth. I love reading her blog posts – she is endlessly interesting.

Really on

Why is she still relevant?? Most boring article ever.

Anonymous on

Wonder why she won’t take them if it’s something they are interested in. I’m sure her parents toak her to auditions. That’s why we know her name.

Guest2 on

I admire her so much! Not only is she super intelligent, she is also naturally beautiful and a very hands-on mom. And also very, very funny on The Big Bang Theory!

Anonymous on

She is intelligent, funny, kind person! Love her on The Big Bang Theory.

Paula on

Love her, she is very funny.

Sandra on

I don’t always agree with her. However; I truly admire her. She is beautiful, inside and out, loves her children, smart, and works hard. BUT most of all because she believes in her beliefs, and doesn’t let anyone’s negativity hinder her.

A on

Im just curious why being a Police Officer to her is laughable ?!?! Seems a little rude to laugh at what her children are curious about being when they are older..

Angela on

I admire her, she is a very talented actress.

Sara on

A ~ clearly there is a personal reason behind it; perhaps an irony. She isn’t laughing at police officers. Calm down.

Really ~ Did you star in a huge sitcom in the ’90s? No? Well then how are you relevant? Why even comment? BYE.

Chelsea on

This woman is a terrible actress and tries to stay relevant by saying stupid stuff like this. No one cares about this woman!!!!!!

chinita on

Love Mayim! She keeps it real and is brilliant playing Amy.

Angelica on

Love Mayim! She is a wonderful actress!

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