Remember when Slade Smiley wanted to nickname Lydia McLaughlin "cheeseburger" on The Real Housewives of Orange County? Well, not only does Lydia want to stay away from that nickname--she also wants to keep her kids away from fast food.
Lydia has revealed that instead of buying her kids Mickey D's and stocking her pantry with chips and cookies, she and her sons Stirling, 4, and Maverick, 2, opt for more health-conscious snacks.
"We make smoothies and put spinach in them," Lydia tells Us Weekly. "That's a good way to get your kids to eat their greens and you can freeze them. We make them into lollipops or popsicles."
Not only does Lydia practice healthy eating habits at home, but she makes sure that her little ones stay away from junk food (except for an indulgence every now and then.) "We went to the mall and they had Wetzel's Pretzels," she says. "They're children, but they've never had fast food in their whole life."
That's not to say Lydia doesn't have an urge for something sweet now and again. Her idea for a healthy, sugary snack? Almonds covered in chocolate. "I have chocolate every day," Lydia confesses. "Maybe that's why I don't want to have a huge cheesecake on Saturdays because I've been feeding that urge [for something sweet in moderation] daily."
Well, knowing that Lydia doesn't like fast-food kinda explains why she got so mad over that Cheeseburger comment.
As for her kids, I think that's a great idea teaching them at an early age about eating healthy. But, as a mother I know keeping kids completely from fast-food is just going to make them want it more when they grow older. There's nothing wrong with eating fast-food once in a while.
If I was a trust fund kid with a family fortune to spend, all expenses taken care of, have all day to fun and frolic with no real work to do, I'd be cute and giggly too--really Lydia, you are an affront to real working moms everywhere, pretending that your ability to be upbeat and pixie-like is some kind of gift to the world. Get a real job outside your family fortune.
Lydia is saying "I was joking, is it my fault you don't have a sense of humor, IT WAS A JOKE". I guess when she says something that people think is rude she is joking. But when Slade jokingly says she needs a cheeseburger she goes all postal,
I think Lydia is funny,witty and stands her ground,especially to Heather who thinks she is a better then everybody else. Glad she is on the show and can't wait on her comments about Slate.
ARodriguezHeather does not think she is better than everybody else. She is educated and trained as an actress. She probably is actually a whole lot brighter than any of the others on the show especially considering how they all fracture English grammar. She actually is smarter than everybody else. I really laughed when Lydia proclaimed herself a "genius." She certainly hides it well.
I Love you Lydia! You were fantastic in the reunion Part 1. The way you put "annoying Heather" in her place was priceless!!!
PS:We eat smart and healthy at home too. I would never poison my kids with any "Junk Food" !
Oh my gosh, Lydia is so irrelevant, and tries to impose herself in OLD subjects. Send the little girl home please. I think she has inhaled too much second hand pot smoke. And PLEASE! You ARE stirring the pot and you love it. It's been obvious since day one.
Lydia is not worth the salt you put in bread. Go away genius! Come on Bravo we already have those two face back stabbing hypocrites Vickie and her butt buddy Tamra. Do we need this stick "genius" ...I say NO! No one wants a bone except a dog and he buries it.
Lydia is so aggravating, her high pitch laughs annoy me. Why is she on this show!!! And "genius", is she joking!? She's a dud.
I agree, her and her mother are total duds. Get rid of Heather too, she and her high horse need to go.
First the girl does need to eat something. ANYTHING! She is a twig on the show and television adds 10 pounds! She must be 80 pounds wet. She probably has vitamins deficiencies because she is a nut. Her skeleton husband is no better. She called herself a genius. I hope she can back that up with proof of an IQ test. I find her as fake as Vicki and two faced as Tamra.
OMG, lets see if Lydia gets mad at Andy for his joking that she smelled like pot on the reunion show. She sure would have if Slade had joked about it.
Why in the world is this Lydia person on the show ? She beings nothing to the show and is a total waste. I hope Bravo can find someone better for next season...
Lydia has not been around long enough to know these women. It is just a matter of time they will be on her case. She seems a little naive to me.. Be careful girlfriend...they will get you next. You seem a little toooooooo sweet th strike out but you won't be able to handle these women when they are all against YOU !!!! A little phony you seem.
You so don't fit in. Go away, gnome. You bring nothing. You are not intelligent, witty, pretty, or interesting.