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Saturday, October 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kid Fame: Right for Your Kid? Or You?

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Who doesn't want to be famous? Nevermind, lots of people don't - they don't want the responsibility, the hassle, or the intrusion on their privacy. 

So is "internet fame" right for your kid? Whether they're an up-and-coming blogger or YouTube star, nearly all kids have at least a passing thought about how their online presence could make them famous.

As parents, what stance do we take on kid fame? Do we actively encourage our kids to seek fame, or discourage it? At what point does helping your kid with their blog become "stage momming (or dadding)"? Or, if your kid is already on their way to becoming internet famous, how do you as a parent help manage their expectations and their time?

Join Amy Mascott as she leads a lively discussion about fame with three parents and one kid: Nakia Reigh (mom of Tori Molnar, also speaking today); Stephanie Humphrey, and Betsy Cadel, along with up-and-coming young comedian and YouTuber Simon Cadel.

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Amy Mascott

Amy Mascott is the creator of teachmama.com , where she shares tools and resources parents can use to become the best teachers for their children. Capitalizing on learning opportunities in the every day and inspiring curiosity through games and play, Amy encourages a ‘lifestyle of learning’ where parents both prepare their... Read More →

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Simon Cadel

Simon Cadel started performing stand-up comedy two-years ago while at Long Lake Camp for the Performing Arts. He took comedy classes in Manhattan at The Gotham Comedy Club where he performed in showcases, and developed a real passion/addiction for making people laugh. Videos of his... Read More →
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Betsy Cadel

Betsy Cadel is the founder of Thinking Cap Productions, a full-service video production company which focuses primarily on how-to videos that turn “WTF moments of frustration to OMG moments of elation.” She co-launched Webby nominated Digitwirl.com in 2011. She has written scripts for the eHow series  Socially Connected , teaching... Read More →
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Stephanie Humphrey

Stephanie Humphrey is a tech-life expert who  merges her passion for lifestyle media with in-depth tech expertise to show everyday people how empowering, enriching and fun technology can be. Stephanie is driven by the sole purpose of connecting people, particularly those underrepresented... Read More →

Nakia Kelley

Nakia Kelley is an entrepreneur, speaker, blogger, mom, and woman of faith. She has a lot of experience in an extremely diverse range of businesses -- everything from construction to accounting. She is a Mom to two children with special needs, a 16 year old with Cerebral Palsy who... Read More →

Saturday October 12, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
Key 11 2nd Floor

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