Office break rooms everywhere are buzzing about last night’s premiere of Celebrity Wife Swap, where singer Carnie Wilson and former child star Tracey Gold switched places to see what life is like inside another family’s household.
And boy, they couldn’t have been any more different. Tracey, who made her name as daughter Carol Seaver in Growing Pains, raises her four boys in a hyper-organized, planned-to-the-minute home; Carnie, formerly of Wilson Phillips, has a cluttered but more relaxed lifestyle.
But despite the two moms’ polar-opposite natures, each taught the other some valuable lessons. Carnie helped Tracey’s sons have more fun – bouncing on their beds, spraying hair color on each other. Tracey’s loving marriage was an inspiration to Carnie, who practically has to beg her husband to hug her every once in a while.
So which of the mom styles do you think is better for kids? And which style do you most resemble?
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