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27 04, 2012

Join HOLLYWOOD MOM Tracy Bobbitt at the UCLA Family Commons for Mother’s Week MOM BLOG SUMMIT!

By | April 27th, 2012|Categories: CHILD STAR STYLE, Events, Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Join HOLLYWOOD MOM Tracy Bobbitt at the UCLA Family Commons for Mother’s Week MOM BLOG SUMMIT!

Click for larger picture For those not yet in the know, the UCLA Family Commons is a wellness facility dedicated to creating healthier families and stronger communities throughout the Los Angeles Westside area. As a non-profit organization founded by one of the country’s leading scientists at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human

27 03, 2012

How Do You Help Your Child Pursue Her Talents?

By | March 27th, 2012|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

I was recently invited to contribute to Jen & Barb Mom Life, (Jen Pate and Barbara Machen respectively) a fun website dedicated to sharing original online videos all about the challenges and joys of modern motherhood. Their most recent video clip is about how they encourage their children to pursue their passions. I shared my thoughts (via

16 03, 2012

Are Hollywood Moms, Momagers & Child Stars Tinseltown’s Hot Commodity or Hot Mess?

By | March 16th, 2012|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Anderson Cooper hosts veteran pageant girls as well as Toddlers & Tiaras' star, Alana, (Honey Boo Boo Child) Thompson (third from left) and all their mothers to discuss the controversial methods these moms use to motivate their children. You've seen the recent onslaught of casting calls: "Non-Union Documentary Needs L.A. Moms," "Villainous Stage Moms

9 03, 2012

Justin Bieber’s Hollywood Mom Pattie Mallette Writes Memoir “NOWHERE BUT UP”

By | March 9th, 2012|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Justin Bieber’s Hollywood Mom Pattie Mallette Writes Memoir “NOWHERE BUT UP”

Justin Bieber's Hollywood Mom Pattie Mallette, is known to most of the world as just that, Justin’s mom. However, Mallette is more than just the parent of the world-renowned pop sensation. She walked a rarely traveled road parenting her son through the unpredictable journey of fame. Her advice on raising child stars here.   Mallette shares her inspiring personal story for the

9 01, 2012

MOMAGERS: Scarlett Johansson’s Mom is No Longer A Momager

By | January 9th, 2012|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on MOMAGERS: Scarlett Johansson’s Mom is No Longer A Momager

It's a fickle mistress, the job of stage mother, especially when your famous daughter gives you the boot. This is apparently the case of former child actor turned full-fledged movie star Scarlett Johansson and her mother Melanie Sloan who had managed Scarlett's career since she was 9 years old, debuting in Rob Reiner’s “North.”  As Manager,

8 05, 2011

Happy Hollywood Mom Day! Rolling Stone Mag Names the Best Hollywood Moms in the Biz!

By | May 8th, 2011|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, Popagers in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Rolling Stone Magazine recently chose Justin Bieber's Momager Pattie Millette as one of the "Greatest Hollywood Moms in show business. Hollywood Mom Blog agrees with that choice but some of Rolling Stone's other choices are questionable.  To us the list reads more like "Most Infamous Parents in Show Biz." We'll let you be the judge.

17 02, 2011

American Idol’s Controversial Stage Mamas Direct “The Minors” to Group Night Victory!

By | February 17th, 2011|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

The Minors If you're watching American Idol this season then you no doubt tuned in for the emotional train wreck event known as "Groups," when the individual contestants are forced to partner up with the competition and make beautiful, harmonious music together.  One of those singing groups,“The Minors,” is a quintet made up

2 02, 2011

Justin Bieber’s Momager Pattie Mallette on Raising a Super Star

By | February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Justin Bieber’s Momager Pattie Mallette on Raising a Super Star

According to the website Fans of being a Mom, Justin Bieber's mother/ momager Pattie Mallette is doing a wonderful job not only raising her son, but raising a Super Star. Here's an excerpt of the post: As Justin’s fame rises, do your responsibilities as a mom change at all? Mallette: The responsibilities change somewhat, and

28 01, 2011

Twitter Feathers are Ruffled When Author Criticizes Parenting Choices of Will & Jada Pinkett Smith

By | January 28th, 2011|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, In the News, Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, Popagers in the News, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Author Terry McMillan (How Stella Got Her Grove Back) has ruffled some Twitter feathers with a tweet rant criticizing the parenting skills of Hollywood parents, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, even declaring they were "pimping" their children Willow and Jaden. Terry McMillan's tweets: "The Smith children already act like child stars. There's an arrogance in

23 11, 2010

Miley Cyrus, Turns 18 Today! Technically, No Longer a Child Star.

By | November 23rd, 2010|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Child Stars, Former Child Stars, In the News, Momagers in the News, Parents of Child Actors, Teen Stars, THE BUZZ, Then & Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Miley Cyrus, Turns 18 Today! Technically, No Longer a Child Star.

Well, it was fun while it lasted!  Miley Cyrus, the star of the huge television commercial success "Hannah Montana," is now officially an adult, turning 18 years old today, November 23, 2010.  For better or worse, I can't recall another television child actor in the last decade who has penetrated pop culture and the public