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Advice for raising a child star

Actress Ari Graynor’s parenting-coach mom talks about bringing up children with high drive

I am a lucky parent. Not only has my daughter become a successful actress, she has taught me much along the way that has helped in my own career as a parenting coach.

After 22 years of working her tail off, after appearing in what seems like countless movies (I know how many but won’t bore you with the details — OK, it’s 22) in which she has been the best friend, the sister, the daughter, the girlfriend, or the roommate, Ari Graynor is finally the star. And I am in Mom Hog Heaven.

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