The Truth About Teen Suicide

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Every day, I seem to wake up to a new headline about a famous person who has committed suicide. The deaths of the rich and famous are tragic — but no more tragic than those of the thousands of teenagers … Continue reading

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Movie Premiere: Beyond the Bridge — Grandson’s First “Above the Title” Movie Credit!

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My talented grandson Kameron Badgers — or I should say one of my talented acting grandsons, as both Ian and Duncan McAlister are also talented, award-winning actors — has been a working actor since he was about 10. He turns … Continue reading

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Parents of Child Actors: New Bill in Congress Penalizes Kids & Parents — Call Your Representative NOW!

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Congresswoman Grace Meng, who represents the 6th District of New York (Queens) in the House of Representatives, has introduced H. R. 3691, described as a bill, “To limit the number of hours that children may be employed as actors, performers, … Continue reading

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Watch the Trailer for My Grandson’s New Anti-Suicide Film Beyond the Bridge

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Check out the trailer for my grandson’s new film, Beyond the Bridge.  Here’s a link to the YouTube trailer. Beyond the Bridge is a story about suicide told through the lives of three people. An award-winning therapist dealing with the … Continue reading

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Basics for Building an Actor’s Social Media Following

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(This is the third in a series of articles on social media basics, legal issues, online safety, and building a social media following for child actors and their parents. The first post in this series. deals with the basics of … Continue reading

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Social Media Legal Issues for Child Actors & their Parents (Part 2)

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(This is the second in a series of articles on social media basics, legal issues, online safety, and building a social media following for child actors and their parents. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer; the information here has been … Continue reading

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