Topic: reality TV moms

Snooki Personally Tells Me That We Can Expect Tons More Parenting TMI

Snooki Personally Tells Me That We Can Expect Tons More Parenting TMI

This weekend, I caught up with some extended family and was surprised to hear that I had gained celebrity status in the past month. Suddenly, my cousins and aunts were all really excited about my job. Turns out, Snooki tweeted at me a couple weeks ago when I suggested that sharing her post-birth stitch count was a little TMI! And she has a message for us here at Mommyish… More »

Heaven Help Us, Kris Jenner’s Talk Show Actually Got Picked Up

Heaven Help Us, Kris Jenner's Talk Show Actually Got Picked Up

There have been rumors for months that Kris Jenner was going to be getting into the daytime talk show game. We’ve been patiently giving these rumors the side eye, hoping they slink away back to the pit of D-List Celebrity Gossip where they belong. Instead, it looks like our fears are becoming reality. ‘Kris‘ is getting a test run this summer on Fox stations around the country. More »

Snooki & JWoww Are Already Planning To Spawn More Second Generation Reality TV Stars

Snooki & JWoww Are Already Planning To Spawn More Second Generation Reality TV Stars

It looks like Jessica Simpson won’t be the only professionally pregnant celebrity out there! Snooki and JWoww are just as prepared to create their own little money-makers. After the wonderful success Snooks has had transforming her bad girl reputation into that of a humorous and relatable new mom, it shouldn’t be surprising that both of the Jersey Shore alums see motherhood as a solid career move. More »

Let’s Hear The Facts Before Jumping Onto The ‘Kate Gosselin Beats Her Kids’ Bandwagon

Let's Hear The Facts Before Jumping Onto The 'Kate Gosselin Beats Her Kids' Bandwagon

Listen, we’re not huge fans of the controversial reality mom Kate Gosselin around these corners. We don’t agree with everything she does. But that doesn’t mean that we’ll be hopping on the “Kate Gosselin beats her children” bandwagon anytime soon. Call us crazy, but child abuse isn’t really a joking matter to us. And it’s not the type of thing that you accept as fact when it’s reported by a source like Radar Online. More »

A Month After Announcing Giddy Adoption Plans, Holly Madison Reveals That She’s Pregnant

A Month After Announcing Giddy Adoption Plans, Holly Madison Reveals That She's Pregnant

We’re a little confused in the Mommyish offices this morning. Just last month we learned that Holly Madison, former Girl Next Door and Hugh Hefner Girlfriend #1, was in the process of adopting a child. She told In Touch, “I love performing in the theater, and you can’t really do that when you’re pregnant,” while explaining that she would be bringing home a child from Africa or South Korea.

Well I guess Holly is putting her performances on hold, because now we learn that the former Playmate is, in fact, pregnant. Three months pregnant! More »

Dear Reality TV Moms, Stop Pretending Your Fame-Whoring Is For Your Kid

Dear Reality TV Moms, Stop Pretending Your Fame-Whoring Is For Your Kid

Last week, I received an interesting email from a casting agent for a reality television program. At first, I thought that I must have opened some new form of spam mail by accident. I looked for the tell-tale random link or sales pitch. But all I found was a request to speak about some of the pieces I’ve written in the past.

At first, I was curious about the show and the premise. Then I realized that there wasn’t a single mother on reality TV that I wanted to be like. In face, I find all of them universally troubling. More »

‘Real Housewives Of New York’ Ditches Half Its Cast, Still Won’t Be Very ‘Real’

'Real Housewives Of New York' Ditches Half Its Cast, Still Won't Be Very 'Real'

Oh Bravo! The station that can find a million different way to market crazy, rich people is shaking up the cast of Real Housewives of New York. They’ve fired original cast members Jill Zarin and Alex McCord, as well as new-comers Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop. That means the only remaining ladies are Countess LuAnn, Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan. Apparently, the increasingly boring New York edition of Housewives needs a little spicing up.

I don’t know a single thing about the new ladies joining the remaining three housewives. But I’m pretty positive that it won’t make the show any more realistic or relatable for actual housewives. More »