If there's cheesecake in the house, I'll have some.— Kelly Ripa
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I'd rather not have a moment when I'm known for my looks; being funny and interesting lasts longer.
I'm not militant about anything. If there's cheesecake in the house, I'll have some. If I'm in the mood for something, I'll have it. I don't obsess about anything. I could have three or four "cheat days" in a week and then not have dessert for another three months.
I think children are like pancakes. You sort of ruin the first one, and you get better at it the second time around.
I don't have the best family history heart-wise, so I really try to keep my heart strong.
It makes my makeup artist's life easier.
[Plus] it makes my eyes look a little more open on TV, which is where I happen to work right now.
I feel like my mind is a little quieter when I exercise.
If I've had a bad day, if I'm feeling stressed out, if I'm feeling overwhelmed - it takes it all away. It's my antidote for everything. If I feel any sort of emotional upheaval, I go for a jog and I feel better.
If I win, it's because of my natural ability and if I lose, it's because I wasn't trying so hard.
I work out every day. It's part of my life. That's one of the benefits of having kids in school full-time. I do it more for my insides than my outside, but the outside gets a nice benefit, too. I feel like my mind is a little quieter when I exercise. And I don't have the best family history heart-wise, so I really try to keep my heart strong.
If I'm exhausted and I just don't feel like it, then I don't do it.
I am a human being, after all. But I also know I'm the kind of person who, if I take one day off, well, it's very easy for me to take the next day off and then quit exercising.
I try to make my heart beat out of my chest, hard-core, once a day for at least a half hour. I think that's very important.
I treat my cheeks like breasts in a push-up bra.
I just reach down in there, lift them up and push them together. And they'll stay put if the jeans are tight enough.
I always remind my kids, "I'm your parent, but I'm a human being, too, so I may not be perfect."
There's no real manual on being a parent.
There's no real manual on being a wife. I keep reminding myself, My mother did all this, only she never got to leave the house. OK, I can do this. We're all learning on our own learning curve.
I had a picture-perfect childhood. My parents were like June and Ward Cleaver; there was nothing dysfunctional about them.
If I feel any sort of emotional upheaval, I go for a jog and I feel better.
Having been a cheerleader, I know all too well what these girls give up to join forces and compete.
I'll quit tanning when the satchel handle grows out of my back.
I get paid to make out with the hunks!
I had a picture-perfect childhood.
I'm usually done with work around 11am, so I have time before I pick the kids up from school.
I'm like any working mom.
I read that book How to Hug a Porcupine [by Julie Ross] - it's my parenting bible. They say you have to trust your children and give them freedom. I say, OK, but this is New York City!
I work out with a trainer, Anna Kaiser, three days a week.
Sleeping is not something I do a lot of.
I think I have a disease called spontaneous disclosure.
I need to tell everyone my life story instantaneously.
I work out every day. It's part of my life. That's one of the benefits of having kids in school full-time.
There's no such thing as an uber-mom.
If you're a waiter and you're waiting on me, you might get five percent, you might get seventy percent. It depends on how bad my math skills are that day.
When I'm at work, I'm remembering what I forgot to do for the kids, and when I'm with the kids, I'm remembering what I forgot to do at work.
Women's clutches are too small. I open my purse, and with some hydraulic force, a tampon shoots 12 feet into the air.
My parents were like June and Ward Cleaver; there was nothing dysfunctional about them.
When you have an entire amphitheatre of people laughing that way, it makes you feel so funny and it frees you to go further than you probably would.
Please get on an airplane or a horse, because it's pretty spectacular.
I'm not a prettier everywoman. I am an everywoman that they clean up awfully well for T.V.
In some ways, her life is so much worse that everybody else's, people feel almost cheered up and inspired. They feel like, 'If Hayley hasn't killed herself, why should I?'
Don't get divorced after your first argument! I have a lot of friends that have one fight and that's it, they get divorced. I go, 'Wait a minute! Oh my gosh, you guys! Calm down! You'll forget in three days what you were fighting about. I promise. So just let it marinate a little bit-that's my best love advice.
My job affords me the luxury of having help. I don't feel exhausted, I feel lucky.