In a joint interview on the Double Date podcast, Ripa stated that they’ve discovered stability in with the ability to increase their youngsters regardless of each having busy work schedules.
Ripa was in a position to keep in New York Metropolis and host her morning present whereas Consuelos traveled for filming.
“I’ve been in a position to increase my youngsters right here on this metropolis, within the nest, and he’s all the time been keen to journey and go to a set and go off right here and typically he’s needed to go reside overseas to work on a set over there,” Ripa, 50, admitted.
She added, “What’s humorous is I consider us as such a progressive as a pair. I all the time consider us as politically progressive. But, on the subject of our family and our marriage and our roles, I consider us as very conventional and nearly old school in our roles.”
“I needed to boost my youngsters. I did not wish to have them and by no means get to see them. And the discuss present afforded me this chance the place I might work within the morning, early within the morning, after which I might have the remainder of the day to take them to their actions or be there and watch the ballet recital, be there and do all of these issues,” Ripa shared.
The TV persona stated she all the time knew that being away from household was “laborious” for Consuelos however he made the sacrifice.
“Touring is difficult and being away from dwelling is difficult and typically he would miss milestones for the children,” she admitted. “I do know that was laborious for him.”
“In that manner, we’re very conventional,” Ripa continued. “He made these sacrifices, however I believe he wouldn’t know easy methods to discover a ballet class. He wouldn’t know easy methods to go about signing the children up for faith lessons.”
Consuelos then jumped in and described himself as “a conventional man. I really feel like there are specific roles — it’s laborious to elucidate precisely what these roles are.”
“We had a dialog the place I stated, ‘Hey pay attention, there’s actually solely room for one man on this relationship and it’s going to be me,’” he shared.