Ten Crazy Parenting Lessons from the Real Housewives
A tongue-in-cheek look at what the reality vixens taught us.
-Cathy Hale, MommyQ
The Real Housewives phenomena has proven to be quite a journey through motherhood. The combined shows boast over 10 million fans. From the blonde ladies of Orange County to the feisty brunettes of New Jersey and the upscale mommies of Manhattan, each woman has her moments on national television. That can’t be easy. I think most moms would agree, we certainly make mistakes and most of us would rather not have that footage captured forever.
It’s funny how we get to see the housewives in full “woo hoo” Vicki mode one minute, guzzling down Martinis and spanking each other’s butts, and then the tired mommy mode, fixing breakfast and putting in hair clips. I found it interesting how much parenting we saw on The Real Housewives of New Jersey because of Teresa’s young girls and the fact that Jacqueline’s daughter Ashley was involved in most of the drama.
What have we learned from the Real Housewives? Let’s take a look: