Betsy Franco has plenty of reasons to be a proud mom. The mother of three can boast about any of her sons: Dave, her youngest, is an actor whose roles have included medical student Cole Aaronson on Season 9 of the sitcom Scrubs.
Tom, the middle child, is a successful artist, sculptor and illustrator. And James, her first-born, is nominated for a Best Actor Oscar®
for his role Aron Ralston, the real-life hiker who took extreme measures to save himself after getting his arm stuck underneath a boulder. As if that's not enough, James is also gearing up for his first stint as Oscar co-host this Sunday.
night, Betsy will join nine other "Mominees" (eight mothers of nominees, as well as James's grandma) in live Tweeting
of the awards show ceremony. Oprah.com caught up with Mrs. Franco—otherwise known as @FrancosMom
on Twitter—a successful author and actress in her own right, to get her take on raising three artistic sons and find out how she's prepping for Hollywood's biggest night.