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Andy Cohen Talks Single Fatherhood & His Hack For Holiday-ing With Kids


“It was definitely a learning experience for me,” Cohen says of adjusting to late nights and early mornings.

Andy Cohen has a lot on his plate. He records Radio Andy on Sirius XM a few mornings a week, emails his staff about the upcoming taping of his late-night show Watch What Happens Live, perhaps does some press, watches cuts of Real Housewives episodes, preps for interviews and Bravo specials, plans out events like CNN’s New Year’s Eve, and then heads out every evening to record said show.

Oh, and he has two young children who depend on him.

“As a single dad, I just want them both to feel like I’m around and available a lot,” Cohen, 54, tells Scary Mommy of 3 ½-year-old son Ben and 7-month-old daughter Lucy, both born via surrogate. “I do have six jobs, so it’s challenging. But [the hardest part] is time management. The good news for me with my jobs is that I’m in and out of my home all day long, so they’re really seeing me throughout the day, which is way different for most working parents.”

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