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.
Hollywood Moms and Dads may recall the casting we posted back in May 2012 for THE BOOK THIEF project. The finished film is getting good buzz and opens nationwide this Friday. The lead role went to young Canadian child star, Sophie Nelisse, 13, and her costar Academy Award Winner Geoffrey Rush (tells CTV MontrealNews he) was worried about
#MOMAGERS in the News: Brooke Shields’ Mother Teri Dead at 79; Kris Jenner Turns 57; Ariel Winter Claims Abuse by Mom Crystal
To someone's credit, Brooke left acting temporarily to study French Literature and graduated from Princeton University with honors. DEATHS One of our original Hollywood Moms (aka momager) Teri Shields, mother of former Child Star Brooke Shields, died yesterday in Manhattan after a long dementia-related illness. She was 79 years old. Theresa Anna Lillian Schmon
CASTING CALL LOS ANGELES AREA: Parents of Children 3 Months to 4 Years Old with Acting/Modeling Careers
CASTING FAMILIES THAT ARE VERY INVOLVED IN THEIR BABY'S ACTING AND MODELING CAREER Major Cable Network is looking for fun and dynamic families in Los Angeles and nearby cities that go above and beyond to make sure their baby makes it in the industry. The series will document four families on their journies through life
IN THE NEWS: Former “Little House on the Prairie” Child Star Calls Miley Cyrus Out on Salvia Scandal
It's a former child star showdown. In one corner we have former "Little House on the Prairie" child star, former SAG President, and Lifetime MOW regular, Melissa "Half-Pint" Gilbert and in the far corner, aka the smoking section, we have former "Hannah Montana" child star Miley "Half-Ounce" Cyrus. The two actresses seem to have so much
As reported a couple of weeks ago, HMB covered and attended the premiere of "The Nutcracker in 3D." Until last week, my strongest memories of the evening were of my wonderful HMB entourage who assisted in every way possible to make the coverage a success, Elle Fanning's graciousness and incredible poise on the red carpet
Young Actor Max Records has graduated from taming Wild Things to battling Robots! Max Records, 13, made his feature film debut in Spike Jonze's film, "Where the Wild Things Are," with no prior acting experience. Most recently he played a young Mark Ruffalo in Rian Johnson's "The Brothers Bloom." In his next film "Blinky," directed
We felt this storm of "popager backlash" brewing months ago and now Popeaters' Naughty but Nice is reporting that following Jessica Simpson's manager and dad, Joe Simpson, alledgedly kicking a group of singing U.S. combat veterans off his daughter's PBS holiday special, Jessica has been under pressure from the masses to fire Joe and hire a
Rumormill: Popager Joe Simpson Blows Idol Deal for daughter Jessica Simpson, Paves the Way for Judge J. Lo
"Here comes the Judge! Here comes the Judge!" Jennifer Lopez has yet to officially announce that she's the newest judge on "American Idol," but according to the rumor mill she was offered this position after several legendary singers essentially said, "Thanks, but no thanks." According to Idol insiders "J.Lo was definitely not the first choice.
Joe Simpson, father and manager of performers Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, is developing a Nickelodeon comedy series loosely based on his real-life experience as a minister and psychologist raising two child star daughters in Texas. No mention of wife and mom Tina's role, if any. The as of yet untitled project revolves around one of