The Pageant Mom is as much a part of the junior beauty pageant scene as taffeta dresses and sparkly tiaras. For some, it's the ultimate mother-daughter bonding experience.
But in a growing number of families, it's dad -- not mom -- playing the role of pageant coach, makeup artist, costume designer, cheerleader and shoulder-to-cry-on for their little girls on the pageant circuit.
Alex Salazar, 33, says he's proud to be a Pageant Dad.
His 6-year-old daughter Emily started competing when she...Full Story