I'm HOOKED! I can't seem to peel myself away from the TV when these 2 shows are on. I was getting ready to leave for the grocery yesterday, and I happened to come across an episode of The Dog Whisperer. I don't even have a dog!!! But I just can't help being fascinated by that guy's skills! If it hadn't been for TiVo, and the fact that I knew I could record it & watch it later (which I did), I may have skipped the grocery all together!
So, while I was grocery shopping, I couldn't help but think & wonder...why am I so drawn to those 2 shows? I mean, I guess the Supernannie is kind of an obvious one, since I have 3 kids...but, with no dogs to be found, what's the deal?
But I did come up with an answer...what is the one thing that Supernannie & Dog Whisperer have in common (other than they both speak with an accent)? They both have an amazing understanding of their area of focus. I've never seen an episode where either of them just threw up their hands & said, 'nope, can't fix this one!' They just make it look so easy - so simple - when the rest of us are left sitting & scratching our heads thinking "What am I supposed to do with these kids" (or this dog for those of you with dogs like Rockne!). I've had my share of days when I've considered writing to Jo Frost for some assistance. And, I've even wondered if some methods that work on dogs might work on kids (LOL!). You know what they say...desperate times call for desperate measures!