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.
One of the perks of raising a family in Los Angeles is receiving opportunities to attend exclusive events, screenings, parties and red carpet events. Last week, one such opportunity came in the form of a text message from our generous friend from The Laugh Factory, Dane Cook: "Hey, do you and the kids want to come
DEADLINE: May 30th, 2014 Casting Call for the LEAD ROLE of MOWGLI in Disney's JUNGLE BOOK, to be directed by Jon Favreau. OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF ACTING EXPERIENCE. Actor sought to portray 10-12 years old, Male, multi-ethnic character. Soulful, engaging, bright and athletic. He can be mischievous and impulsive, but is equally caring and creative.
Happy Valentine's Day Hollywood Moms! Here's hoping you have a love-filled day and a chocolate-filled evening. I'll be spending my day (and weekend) in true Hollywood Mom fashion, schlepping through President's Day Weekend traffic (with the added bonus of Jamzilla & Mercury Retrograde) to sit on set with fellow HMs while our teen actors film
Today's SuperBowl 2014 and just like every other Hollywood Mom in the nation, I'm routing for…The Commercials! And of course routing for all the talented child actors featured in the big game's high profile commercial spots. A few years ago I was thrilled just to see my in-laws home featured in the Darth Vader VW commercial, but
Chris Pratt talks about the amazing performances from his onscreen family, predicting a big future in film for child actor (and HMB Kid!) Erin Gerasimovich (Prisoners) in their new comedy "Delivery Man." Our official film review can't come out until next week but it goes without saying we agree with everything this interviewer had to
Make It Happens Productions' new show On Begley Street introduces a positive role model in reality child star Hayden Begley. On Begley Street focuses on actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. and his family's endeavors to create a LEED-certified home together. In the process, Ed's daughter Hayden, 14, shines as a youth striving to be environmentally correct in every
Lili Alessandra sets the bar for luxurious home bedding perfect for the particular Hollywood Mom. I know this because, for the first time in what seems like forever, I'm finally splurging on new bedding. I've got new furniture, lighting, carpet and paint in the master bedroom. A gorgeous duvet is the final missing piece of
Seriously? I've got to hand it to former Disney child star Miley Cyrus. She masterminded a sure fire way to get the world to stop talking trash about her sexually explicit, twerking, tounge-wagging performance at the VMAs two weeks ago: simply strip naked and straddle a huge concrete wrecking ball. Yeah, that'll pretty
It's been a CRAY CRAY week at Hollywood Mom Blog thanks to the overly-sexualized antics of Miley Cyrus, the sage words of Kate Conner and the power of Facebook. Following the 2013 VMA's, which I watched highlights of via You Tube on Monday morning, I witnessed the televised transformation of a once squeaky clean Disney Star