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Would You Take Advice From Lynne Spears?

When it comes to drama for your mama, it looks like Lynne Spears is the new poster child. The mother of pop star Britney can add her other daughter, Jamie Lynn to the not-that-innocent list. In an OK! magazine cover story that hit newsstands yesterday, the 16-year-old actress of the Nickelodeon show, Zoey 101 announced she's 12-weeks pregnant. Lynne who was also interviewed, explained her initial reaction to the news. She said:

I didn't believe it because Jamie Lynn's always been so conscientious. She's never late for her curfew. I was in shock. I mean, this is my 16-year-old baby.

Meanwhile, big sis, Brit who has her own mom mess to deal with over the custody of her sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James, is denying her lil sister's confirmed pregnancy.

The father of the Spears-to-be is Jamie Lynn's boyfriend, Casey Aldridge who she met in church.

While we're on the topic of religious affiliations, we should mention that Thomas Nelson, the bible and inspirational book publisher told People magazine that Lynne's parenting book has been delayed indefinitely. Supposedly, the read is about raising her high-profile daughters and was set to launch in Spring 2008. If Mama Spears was looking for high profile, she certainly got her wish.

Would you trust Lynne Spear's advice?

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amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
I'm sorry, I know that some kids turn out bad despite their parents but I don't think I could listen to her.
smcose smcose 9 years
I'm surprised she even wrote a book after seeing how britney turnedout
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
When I was 16, i knew better than to come up pregnant. I'm an adult now, and i dare Not come up pregnant (i'm unmarried). Sure, you cant control your child, but Don't write a book trying to get sympathy or give advice . .stop worrying about the money and get your family united . . .besides, it is both of your daughters who made sure you had cars, homes, and first class service. and just because someone turns 18, doesn't mean the parenting stops, or that you don't give guidance. when you're and adult, that's when you need your parent the most.
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
SHe left Brit unsupervised at the same age. Pumped the girl to work her ass off, and when she needed her to be her mom, well, she wasn't there. Jaime Lynn had NO business having a boyfriend that old in the first place. It's inappropriate, especially since she is on a show geared towards preteens. But i guess Lynn was busy . . .letting other people handle her children, and writing a book. I mother that I would take advice from would be one the put her foot in Brit's neck long back when she was running to Vegas to wed homeboy. A mother I would take advice from would make sure Jaime Lynn was on some serious birth control AND not let her get mixed up with boys. Look at Beyonce's mom- she makes sure Beyonce has a squeeky clean image. even when solonge got knocked up, they made it look like everything was all dandy; not tell the news to some cheeky mag like OK Mag . . .
brittany8 brittany8 9 years
it's hard because no matter how well parents may raise their child, that child is going to grow up and try to figure things out for themselves--a perfect example being sex. but i still would never take advice from her! britney is absolutely crazy, and now her youngest it pregnant. it doesn't look like 'parenting book' material to me.
sweetk8ty76 sweetk8ty76 9 years
Never. Never ever ever.
Jennifer777 Jennifer777 9 years
I can't say as I would...I mean her children are certainly not the best examples out there. While I don't fully blame Lynn for Jamie being pregnant part of the responsibilty lies at her feet. I mean she allowed her daughter's 19yo boyfriend live with could she not imagine they were having sex?????? She doesn't seem like a hands on parent at all...
bibiruby82 bibiruby82 9 years
See, this is what happens when you don't talk to your kids about sex sometimes. I would still take advice from Lynne because I don't pass judgment on the mother of 2 daughters, one who is going through a tough time and deserves to be left alone because all of the bs being thrown at her by the stalkerazzi, gossip rags, and people who act all high and mighty so they can be able to pass judgment on her and her personal life, as well as her perceived poor parenting skills while adding onto a bunch of just plain disrespectful remarks towards her and her youngest daughter who's now a mom to be. All I can say for Jamie Lynn, good luck.
cocca cocca 9 years
no way!!!
rumpel2 rumpel2 9 years
r u kiddin me?!?! advice from Lynne - NO WAY!!
matthews-mom matthews-mom 9 years
She is a disaster as a mother just like her daughter Britany. This family is so messed up it is sad. And to let your 16 year old daughter live with a guy is insane - at least take her to get birth control! Advice from Lynne is a joke.
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
They've done studies that have shown the whole young, un-wed mother thing is a REALLY hard cycle to break in a family. You would think daughters would learn from their moms but apparantly it just cultivates the same type of mistakes.
natkubichar natkubichar 9 years
ummmm yeah......not a freaking chance !
wonderwoman80 wonderwoman80 9 years
I don't really consider her qualified to hand out parenting advice.
Jinx Jinx 9 years
:rotfl: So true jen.
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
I'd be more interested in what she had to say - and more sympathetic to her - if she were a little more focused on actually parenting her children (who clearly need it at the moment!) than writing a book to tell the rest of us what to do.
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 9 years
No I would not take advice from Lynne!
Brendelwoman Brendelwoman 9 years
Yes, I think she underestimated the detrimental toll of fame on her kids. And with Britney running around crazy like I definitely think a parenting book from Lynn is the craziest idea ever.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 9 years
no way. who in their right minds would give her a book deal? she blames hollywood for britney, who is she going to blame for jamie lynn? i understand that she's in a difficult situation, but i think like a lot of celebrity parents, she was more concerned about herself than her family. AND, to sell the story to OK! magazine. how are you supposed to ask for privacy when you're profiting off of it?
Jinx Jinx 9 years
I think its possible, with everything thats happened in her life, with her children, she might have some helpful advice. If she's learned from her mistakes at all...
babysugar babysugar 9 years
So hard to judge a mother and I'm not sure I would or wouldn't take her advice on certain topics. Good people sometimes raise tough kids. Unfortunately, I think she grossly underestimated the impact fame would have on her girls. Very sad. And she must feel like a complete failure so I hate to be so harsh on her.
nicolevanmeter nicolevanmeter 9 years
If you are letting your 16 year old daughter not only date but live with a 19 year old you can't be in denial about what is going on. I wonly wish the best Jamie Lynn right now as I am sure this is a difficult time. That being said it's not like she doesn't know how it happens her sister has done it twice. Hopefully all will work out for her, but i do question Lynne Spears parenting.
mf mf 9 years
um, wow..i'm shocked. jamie lynn LIVED with this 19 year old. and her mom's surprised? if she's making her curfew she's coming home to sleep with her boyfriend. look lynn spears was a young mom who didn't know how to raise her kids and that is what she's passing on. it's sad. all the money in the world, but an arrogance and an ignorance about her capabilities meant that she only passed down her lack of parenting skills.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Not in a million years, who lets thier 13 year old date a 16 year old? and than not worry about pregnancy?
erratic-assassin erratic-assassin 9 years
never take advice from her. what's going on? SERIOUSLY? can things get any weirder? Hope these babies make it in life. GEEZ. this is so apalling. I just can't seem to register this through my brain. I just can''s SO disturbing.
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