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Eva Glettner is a writer and mother of three boys whose interests vary from The Periodic Table of Elements to skateboarding. It's crazy in our house. She is a contributor to Cool Mom Picks, Cool Mom Tech, and Huffington Post Parents. She recently launched SkateMamas.com where she shares her love of skateboarding with parenting tips that only Skate Mamas know how to dish.

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Top 10 tips for wannabe child actors and their parents

By Eva Glettner |

My son is a child model and actor. I get asked ALL the time about the business, so I figured I would share what I’ve learned here. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind the questions, but there are just a few things that you should know from someone who is currently in the trenches. It’s a lot easier addressing all of you at once so I hope that you don’t mind the informality. First things first, it’s a tough business. But it helps when you have a little bit of an idea what you’re getting into. I would love to help you out, but understand that NOTHING about this is easy.

 

Fear not! I will help you through.

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Top 10 tips for wannabe child actors and their parents

1. Your kid may be the cutest thing you've ever seen, but there are a heck of a lot of cute kids all over the world.

Yes, this was my first shock. When my son went on his first casting call, I was sure he would get the gig. Then we walked into a huge studio that was filled with the most unimaginably beautiful children all gathered in one spot, all vying for the same spot as my son. Be realistic.

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