Kelly Ripa, the chatty star of Live! with Regis and Kelly and former All My Children actress is one busy bee. Besides being mom to three kids (Michael, 12, Lola, 8, and Joaquin, 7) with husband, Mark Consuelos, she's also recently teamed up with ElectroLux appliances to promote living eco-consciously. To celebrate Earth Day, we caught up with the perky talk-show host to discuss parenting with a "green" thumb - and the hardest thing she's had to learn to live without.
Has going green impacted the way you parent?
I've learned far more from my children about going green than any other outlet. They go to a school that stresses protecting and saving the environment and preventing future damage. Recycling, reusing - even their school projects are made from what's called "beautiful junk": old paper towels, tissue boxes, things we [would throw away at home]. They're beautiful treasures; the kids display them proudly at the school. Plus, energy efficient auto-flush toilets andRead More »from Kelly Ripa Goes Green!