January of 2011 started off with a painful punch to the stomach. Alex, Maya and Kelly came to take me out for my birthday as they do every year, but this time — a night I have loved annually for years with them (and, let’s be honest, MANY years…) — came with horrific news. Five-year-old Maddie James had just been diagnosed with an inoperable, malignant brain tumor called DIPG [Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma]. Maddie’s mom Kajsa was a childhood friend of Alex’s husband that she quickly became close to and even more so when they had babies at the same time. Back when they were born, I was having my second child and had just moved back to San Diego (from LA) and often headed up to Orange County to crash their play dates that included other long time friends of Alex’s who were also experiencing life with their first child. As a result, my kids and I attended the majority of their first birthday parties, including Maddie’s. And Maddie came to my son’s first birthday which involved his favorite music teacher leading us in songs. Maddie was the hit of the party! She kept jumping up into the middle of the circle, dancing and was adorable! My mom repeatedly asked me, “Who is that little girl?!” Like everyone else who has ever met Maddie, she captured our hearts once again that day. And, it cracked me up that [Read more…] about Best of Breezy Mama 2011
When talking with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hill’s Kyle Richards, I completely forgot at times that I wasn’t just chatting with a girlfriend. Love her. In fact, the reality star and mom to Farrah, Alexia, Sophia, and Portia,(and aunt to Paris Hilton) answered everything Breezy Mama wanted to know from whether or not she wants another baby, how she feels about those nasty on camera fights with her sister Kim Richards and the truth about Camille Grammar.
Are you excited for Season 2 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills to start?
I am excited for the show to start. I’m anxious, but excited.
Was there anything that came out of the first season that you were surprised about?
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