Amy Roloff was on the KPAM Radio station in Oregon December 3rd. They now have it on their website.
A quick recap of the main points:
*During the introduction, Amy says she does a little of a lot. Amy corrects the host when he says "You're a pre-school teacher, right? Amy answers "I was a pre-school teacher".
*Asked if she ever gets used to cameras. Amy answers it was hard in the beginning. After a while, her and the kids understood what TV was about. Amy says a big reason why it works is the great crew. Two of the main producers, one has been with them for almost 3 years, the other for a year and a half and they're like family.
*Asked if she ever tells the cameras to go away if she's yelling at the kids about something, etc. Amy answers that there has been a few things. "One incident was with Jacob, he was either feeling bad about something or I needed to talk to him about something; I can't remember what the reason was, but I knew he wouldn't talk to her because the cameras were there so I asked them to go away. You know what? They're more than glad to do that. The family and what we need to deal with is ultimately more important than whatever they may get for that moment."
*Amy explains that it's hard for her to watch the episodes and sometimes she wishes they (the cameras) had stopped filming gone away.
*Amy says the biggest thing she tells people is: "What you see has really happened. But they do have to remember that it is just that moment that they are seeing, so they don't see the build up getting to that moment or the downward after that moment".
*Amy states that they get great fan mail, but they also get a lot of criticism. Host asks what about, the way they handle their kids? "The way we handle it or how we act or something I may have said, that's all well, that's great, feedback either way, that's wonderful, but I like to remind people that they are just seeing a moment, we do deal with issues."
*She's asked about what she hopes people learn from their show. Amy gives standard answer that most fans have heard about breaking down barriers about LPs and seeing similarities.
*The host makes the point that halfway through you almost forget the whole dwarfism aspect. Amy agrees and says she thinks that's the appeal of the show for people because they are just like any other family. Amy and Matt disagree, the kids act up, they deal with the same issues, but they have a lot of fun, they have a great life, a great adventure and they live in a great place.
*Amy says Pumpkin season went fabulously this year, Matt did a getting it ready and she enjoyed meeting all the people that came from all over. Amy says one of the advantages of the show is that there are a lot of great people and to be able to meet them is wonderful.