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Anita Renfroe: Mom's William Tell Overture...what a mother says in a 24 hour period!

Updated on July 25, 2013

On GMA- Great Fun for all moms: Anita Renfroe's hilarious song!

This is a standard classic to get me laughing and you've got to listen to these bits: especially the one about everything that Moms say to their kids... Busted!!!This first video is "What A Mom Says in a 24 Hour Period" condensed down to about 3 minutes of song.

About Anita:

With the ease of your best girlfriend, Anita brings
practical wisdom paired with fall-off-your-seat humor.
“Laughter breaks down walls. It disarms people. It allows
extraordinary truth to be communicated in unexpected
ways,” says Anita. “Laughter really is the shortest distance
between two hearts."

The You Tube clip BELOW is from this new DVD: the bit is called "MomSense"

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Anita Renfroe 'In Tha Muthahood'
Anita Renfroe 'In Tha Muthahood'

Click here to go to her new followup to the William Tell "Momism" video! What fun!!!

Anita: " Got Milk? I did. I got to be a spokesperson (not to be confused with a "spokesmodel" which infers much dieting and exercise) for the got milk? campaign in January. It began with a press event for the unveiling of their new milk mustache celebrity (which was NOT me, but Rebecca Romijn - whose legs are at least a gazillion inches long - and I'm NOT exaggerating) and then I had an appearance with Sam Champion in Times Square on Good Morning America and then a few appearances and interviews to tell about the Great Gallon Give that helps the Feeding America organization. You can go to facebook.com/milkmustache to find out more about it." ~quote from anitarenfroe.com

CLICK HERE to watch the segment from ABC's Good Morning America.

Lyrics to Anita Renfroe Mom Song
Lyrics to Anita Renfroe Mom Song

Read more on Anita in the New York Times

Did You Hear the One About the Christian Comedian?

Article in the New York Times Magazine.

By MIMI SWARTZ

Published: February 24, 2008

Here's a great new article that'll fill in all the background on Anita's career, background and family.

An excerpt:

"...Renfroe is a suburban mom from flyover country - specifically, Cobb County, Ga., home of Newt Gingrich. She is round and soft, loves butter, carbs and sugar and worries routinely about her weight. She is maternal to just about everyone, even people she doesn't know very well. She pinches pennies and worries that her spotless house isn't clean enough. Renfroe is a former stay-at-home mom who for some years home-schooled her kids. Now that those children are past the age of consent, she still cannot stop telling them what to do; she is always just a little bit anxious..."

Read the whole article, it's grea!

(read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/24/magazine/24renfr...

Sing Along with Anita!

Now available.....the LYRICs (whew)

Ok, for you brave souls who'd like to give speed-singing a try, here are the lyrics written out for you. Good luck! (You'll need it)

Just click on the 'LYRICS' link above.

Get YOUR OWN COPY of the DVD from Amazon - "Total Momsense" available now...

Anita Renfroe: Total Momsense
Anita Renfroe: Total Momsense

This is the DVD that has the mom song that was played on Good Morning American recently (featured above). If it's out of stock at Amazon you can get it at Anita's website.

 
Bananas - Anita Renfroe
Bananas - Anita Renfroe

The Emmy-winning comedy show Bananas featuring Anita Renfroe.

 
Songs in the Key of Solomon: In the Word and In the Mood
Songs in the Key of Solomon: In the Word and In the Mood

New! For those who are wondering if they're living more with their "roommate" than their "soulmate," then this devotional can help them meet on common ground and discover each other in new ways. Men won't even need an alarm clock to wake them when "devotional time" is finished!

 

It all started here...

Oct. 3, 2007 - ABC News: SINGING MOM MAKES A SPLASH

Comedian and mom Anita Renfroe became a YouTube Viral Video star, thanks to her "William Tell Momism" video -- a rendition of "everything a mom would say in 24 hours" set to The William Tell Overture in a breakneck 2 minutes and 55 seconds.

"William Tell Momism" is part of her "Total Momsense" DVD; other cuts include "The Women's Bill of Rights" and "The Botox Song." Her new book, just out, is called "If You Can't Lose It, Decorate It." She describes the book's message: "Although there are things in our life that are probably not going to change, we have the option to change how we view these things."

Find out more at www.anitarenfroe.com.

"Play it 1st thing in the morning, and you don't have to talk all day!"

"Mothers get stuck in this cosmic Ground Hog Day (you know, the movie) where they do the same day over and over and over again. So I thought I'd put it to music and get the whole day out of the way..."

Just as funny in print...

"Filled with insights from a real couple on real issues, Songs in the Key of Solomon will get spouses laughing, thinking, sharing, touching, and praying possibly all during the same reading. Each offering in this devotional is designed to spark connections around issues that matter, so couples deepen their emotional, spiritual, and physical unity and ignite new levels of intimacy. (One devotional even involves a bathtub and some candles!)

"Here is an invitation to discover the music in marriage maybe for the first time... or maybe once again."

The original Church Lady??

Anita in the 80s

Anita began her career as a pastor's wife and a church pianist, as seen in this shot from her early music CD. Her life before comedy? Here's a quote from an interview:

"...I was writing, singing and playing the piano. I lead worship at women's conferences and occasionally said something funny to lighten up the moment in a heavy time. Not a lot of women were really doing "Christian comedy"; it just wasn't on the radar at the time. But the closer I got to 40, the more authentic I felt I needed to be..."

Meet Anita's husband

Introducing John Renfroe

"Husband and wife team the Renfroes stop by to talk about their book Songs in the Key of Solomon, a devotional for married couples that defies convention, as well as Anita's book: If You Can't Lose It, Decorate It..."

Get to hear both the Renfroes talk during this Aug. 2007 interview on the "Deeper Living": Click on link above to watch the show in its entirety.

What YOU had to say... - Viewer mail

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      Bebe 

      4 years ago

      kris I never get tired of the mom-song. LOVE it.While we spend our time talking, tilleng, and teaching we're shaping young minds. We're helping our children live by the credos we attempt to live by! We have to set the bar high, so if they shoot for the moon, at least they'll clear the barn. Someday.In our stories, we show. We weave words together to create mental images and the tilleng's off limits. THANK HEAVEN! LOL.Great post. Thanks for sharing.~Ash

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      BraidHairExtension 

      8 years ago

      Great husband wife combo, exceptional performance, and yes, lovely smiling Anita.

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      SuzeeQ 

      8 years ago

      So so funny! I loved this!!!

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      Ann Hinds 

      8 years ago from So Cal

      Starting over and raising my grandchild, I get to use these phrases all over again. Great lens, like all the additional information. Blessed this lens because I am about to go get the kid out of bed and I just might sing this to him.

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      jbraithwaite3 

      8 years ago

      I have read this part of your lens. The topic was Anita is a Vampire? How could this possibly happen? Maybe this is just bluff for Anita.

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      Kaelos 

      9 years ago

      Anita's lyrics are very funny - I like it, even though I'm not a mom and won't ever be! lol :) I just make lenses on becoming a blogger - it's ok to be an anita fan right? :)

      I like this part in the mom song:

      Where's your books and your lunch and your homework at?

      Grab your coat and your gloves and your scarf and hat

      Don't forget you gotta feed the cat

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      Joan4 

      10 years ago

      That video is one of my most favorite ever! Thank you for more info about Anita!

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      familychristian 

      11 years ago

      Anita Renfroe is one of my favorites.

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      PlushMemoriesPlus 

      11 years ago

      Having raised 5 children, I really appreciate the Mom's Overture! I'm emailing this lens to all of my children. They'll appreciate it LOL (I have 10 grandchildren) Great lens, thanks so much for sharing!

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      eccles1 

      11 years ago

      I love that song how funny !

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      PricePiece_Marketing 

      11 years ago

      Great lens - great videos. 5 stars!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      A funny clip. My mother found it and then called me, laughing about it.

      The Google advertisement which related Anita to vampires is probably on account of Laurell K. Hamilton's bestselling fantasy horror series, which is rife with vampires and whose main heroine's name is Anita Blake.

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      Susan Deppner 

      11 years ago from Arkansas USA

      So, now I know who that amazing lady is. Thanks!

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      thomasz 

      11 years ago

      Wow really great lens. Come visit my lenses.

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I have Momsense on my computer and use it to cheer my day I am a fan for life now even out in Brisbane Australia

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      victorialoveland-coen 

      11 years ago

      Oh my God. That's hysterical! It's so funny because it's so true. No wonder they tune us out. You made my evening. I'm sending it to every mom I know.

      Thanks!

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      Aika 

      11 years ago

      great lens and compilation, I love it!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Anita, YOU ROCK/ This is one of the funniest things I

      have ever heard and I laugh harder each time I hear it. I've actually said most of those things to my 11 year old along the way. YOU ARE AWESOME

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Had seen the UTube video, but didn't realize it was you until I saw you yesterday in St. Paul at Women of Faith! You were great! Thanks for your humor!

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      ToyLadyBiz 

      11 years ago

      Too funny ... love it!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Anita's humour is quite refreshing.She speaks nothing but the truth.Her humuor helps me to get through those tough days with the kids!!Feels good to laugh outloud and not too take life so seriouslyKeep telling like it is Anita!!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      it was amazing i think you sum it up more than my mom can ever in her life!!!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      that was AMAZING

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I just caught this on youtube and showed it to my hubby

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Funny! Funny! Funny! Very well put! That was the the best Song and Video I have ever watched. All Moms and Dads can really apprecate this song. Anita is an amazing lady!

      I think Anita Renfroe deserves a Grammy for this one!!

      Beautiful Voice! Great Job Anita!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I saw you at Women of Faith in Anehiem . Couldn't stop laughing. Got you tapes and have shared them with friend. Love ya! You go Girl

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I have one word since were summing up!! BEAUTIFUL. BEAUTIFUL.BEAUTIFUL.A woman with a beautiful voice.A beautiful heart, a beautiful mind,a beautiful soul,with a beautiful story to tell,in a beautiful way!ARE YOU FEELING ME?

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I Love You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Just too good for words.....absolutely awesome!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Where can I find the words printed out to your song?

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      Just give a thumbs up....

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      This is totally hilarious. I am going to keep watching this site and laugh some more. Thanks Anita.

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      WhitePineLane 

      11 years ago

      Hilarious! I hadn't heard of Anita Renfroe before, but now I'll be checking out more of her stuff, because because because because I'm the MOM!!! Love it!

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      anonymous 

      11 years ago

      I loved The MOM SONG!!!

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