Remember that you are still the parent and it is important for your child to see you in a role undiminished by the presence of any other authority figure in their life. Remind your child that you hold the space where they can come and reveal anything, including things that others might be saying or doing to them that they wouldn’t want to disclose to anyone else. Have clear integrity in this. If you tell your child to come to you with everything, make sure when they do that you are receptive, loving and non-judgmental.
According to Perez Hilton, professionals at the Betty Ford Center are reportedly advising patient Lindsay Lohan to cut her mother, Dina Lohan, out of her professional life, so that they can try to establish a more normal parent/child relationship. A number of former child stars retain their parents as managers long after the age of 18
In trivial and unbelievable Momager/Child Star news today, the latest "scoop" at Carvel Ice Cream is that the Lohan Family's Carvel Black Card has been Black-listed. For those unfamiliar, a "Black Card" grants the holder free Carvel ice cream for 75 years. RadarOnline reports that Dina Lohan, the momager of tabloid staple and former child star Lindsay
UPDATE: In October 2009 former child actress Lindsay Lohan’s momager, Dina Lohan made headlines with the announcement that she was partnering up with Long Island-based shoe company Lovemyshoes.com to launch (and become the national spokesperson for) her very own footwear line called “Shoe-Han” which was slated to be ready by Mother’s Day 2010. According to
Tracey Ullman is a first rate comedian, decent mimic and obviously has a thing about Dina Lohan. But in all fairness, so do a number of other people - I’m talking about you Chelsea Handler. LOL.
Update: Before this blog posted yet another public fight was reported, this time between Lindsay and mother Dina at sushi hot spot Nobu, Beverly Hills. As usual, paparazzi were there to document every lurid moment. The Hollywood Mom Blog intentionally refrains from reposting most reports of poorly behaved child stars and their dysfunctional parents - aka
Courtesy of Gallery of the Absurd, a portrait of Kooky Hollywood Mom Dina Lohan: