Stay tuned ...
I got this cryptic email Wednesday telling me that some TV show is looking for "interesting moms (check) with outgoing personalities (check) and adorable children (triple check, you've seen my kids!)" for a TV show and asked me if I would be interested. I laughed out loud. I turned and told Army of Dad and we agreed that someone was playing a very funny joke on me to see what I'd do. I decided to address it as such and play along.
I got a call today from two different reps from ABC's Wife Swap to see if I'd be interested in being on the show. My dears, this is freaking my shit. I will no longer be anonymous if I do the show. I will also have to be away from my hubby (and THOSE benefits because it isn't THAT kind of swap) as well as my children as well as my house and all those comforts.
Anyway. A casting associate found my blog and thought I might be an ideal candidate for the show. I did a brief phone interview with her, then the casting producer called and we did a phoner, too.
Later, she emailed me some questionnaires and I have to make a videotape. I called my best friend and asked if I could borrow her videocamera and she said "it depends on what you use it for." Made me laugh because I didn't even think about using it for THAT. But *rubbing my chin* it isn't a bad idea. ;) Anyway. We have a bunch of questions to answer on camera and this will be a challenge. We are having introspective moments here going over the questions. This could be good for us on many levels. My best friend was beside her self when I told her about this. "YOU are perfect for this show!!!" she beamed through the phone. She just couldn't hardly contain herself because she kept telling me how good I'd be for this show because I speak my mind.
ABC is still looking for families and they do financially compensate the participants for their troubles. If you want to fill out an application and we can swap (ha ha) go here. How many of you women want to come live with Army of Dad for a week or two? What about with my beautiful children? ALL THREE OF THEM!!!!
I'll keep you all posted on the progress. This could be good. We could use that money to pay off some bills, especially since I'm going to be wrapping up my project soon. So, I'll be working on the video and questions over the long weekend. So many things to answer from what are the worse things about being a parent in my household to what makes my family interesting. I'm not sure that my family is all that unique and interesting. Are we?