MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
Most of us have heard about post-partum depression, but today we’re talking about pre-partum depression. Meet a pregnant mother so overwhelmed with motherhood that she admits wanting to give her baby up for adoption.
And the secrets to losing weight in your 30s, 40s, and 50s.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2012
From the joyous to the heartbreaking, today's show is about the highs and lows of adoption. We'll meet a white mom who adopted two kids of color and instantly turned her family into a multi-cultural one; a college student who was forced to give up her baby for adoption; and a young woman, born in Korea and raised in upstate New York, who travelled around the world to find her birth parents only to find out she was switched at birth.
Plus, a lesson on the pitfalls of adoption scams and how to avoid them.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012
“A NEW ATTITUDE”
It seems as though everything old is new again!! Ricki’s traveling through decades of fashion as she goes vintage shopping with burlesque icon, Dita Von Teese, and vintage dealer, Cameron Silver. Ricki also chats it up with fashion icon (and the first African-American model to grace the cover of Vogue magazine) Beverly Johnson, who shares her tales from the runway.
In addition, expert appraisers hunt for buried treasure among items brought in by Ricki’s audience – could someone be sitting on a gold mine?
Also, fashion blogger Marisa Lynch teaches us how to transform thrift store garments into “fashion-forward” garments…and a tribute to the golden age of Vaudeville with a live burlesque dance class.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
Is there something on the other side? An entire Ricki Lake Show audience tries to make contact with loved ones who have crossed over. In this emotional and uplifting hour, world renowned psychics Char Margolis and John Edward help audience members get closure and answers. Celebrity numerologist Glynis McCants is on hand to read Ricki's numbers.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
“SURPRISING SECRETS OF TODAY’S HOTTEST JOBS”
Some of the best in the biz reveal the dirty little secrets that can happen in restaurants, salons, nightclubs and airlines. Former Jet Blue flight attendant, Steven Slater, tells us the true story behind his headline-making meltdown.
And, Antonia Lofaso (“Top Chef All-Stars”) gives us the dish on what’s cooking behind-the-scenes at your favorite restaurant.
Plus, the bikini waxers to the stars stop by for a hair-raising demonstration.