Real Housewives of O.C.When Lydia McLaughlin made the controversial choice to walk away from her popular role on The Real Housewives of Orange County, she had two good reasons… find out what they were!
“I can guarantee you that God wants to use you. He has a plan for you and desires to take you on a great adventure with Him.”
—Lydia McLaughlin, Season 8 Real Housewives of Orange County

Real Housewives: How This Mom Was Treated In Reality TV

Surprising words about reality TV and how she was treated… yet this mom & former cast member of The Real Housewives of Orange County reveals defensible reasons for  being on the show AND her reason for leaving.  How she yearned for her husband and kids, during shoots. And, one story about how her faith made her react on the set… this young mom wants to inspire other moms.

How Faith & Family Views Made Her Leave

Why she left the show… and the unique message she tried to send while on The Real Housewives of Orange County.  For the first time, Lydia McLaughlin reveals insights in this ChannelMom interview and in her new book, Beyond Orange County. More at

More of This Interview

ChannelMom’s interview with Lydia McLaughlin is now uploaded to CM Podcasts!

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Jenny is passionate about the important role of mothers in modern America. She believes the role of moms is often overshadowed by popular culture values… like the spotlight we place on celebrities and the celebrity lifestyle. Jenny wants moms everywhere to understand they are celebrities to their Creator.

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