Category Archives: Parenting

What child actors can learn from Ryan Lochte’s big blunder

We now know that Ryan Lochte ended his time at the Olympics by behaving very badly and then lying about it.  Whether he meant any harm or not, he created an international incident that made the Olympic Host City, Rio, … Continue reading

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Are you a considerate stage parent?

We can all share a casting office horror story. Parents who try to psych out the competition before other children go into the audition rooms.  Moms or dads who talk loudly and disrupt another child’s focus as they are mentally preparing … Continue reading

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In for the long haul

Parents often have no idea when their children decide they want to be professional actors, that their decision could last until adulthood. While a majority of child acting careers last five years or less, a number will continue acting without … Continue reading

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You only get once chance to protect your privacy

We discourage parents from allowing too much personal information out about their child actors out in the media and online.  All it takes is one slip, one instance where a child is identified by their city or school or local … Continue reading

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Babies working nights

California has strict regulations coming out of child actor legislation about when a baby can work, and all nighters aren’t permitted. But what if you are in another state and your babies are asked to work nights on location? Do … Continue reading

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Teens and Phones

Parents know their children need cell phones by the time they are teenagers. That opens a young teen to freedom and potential dangers, time wasters, and life disruptions.  Do you hand your teen a phone or do you include a … Continue reading

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From child actor to young adult

We want our children to grow into their careers with responsibility and maturity. How do you start letting go and turning over more of a child actor’s career to the actor and away from the parent?  We have answers.

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