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Whether it’s enjoying a brown bag lunch on the roof of the Met or visiting one of the numerous Central Park playgrounds they know by name, Grace Elisabeth Hasselbeck, 3 ½, and Taylor Thomas Hasselbeck, 14 ½-months, are New Yorkers through and through. “My son loves sightseeing, and my daughter knows the subway system better than I do,” their mom, The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, tells Time Out Kids. “She told me the other day while we were waiting for the bus, ‘Mommy, I’m just going to hail a cab’… That’s pretty New York!”
The best part of raising kids in the city? The energy that surrounds them everywhere they go. Says Elisabeth,
There are drawbacks, however. Elisabeth, 31, complains that the crowded sidewalks leave little room for her double jogging stroller, and she admits that she considers a move to the suburbs “every single day.” Ultimately, the short commute is what keeps her in the city. “I would love the extra space, but I couldn’t handle knowing how much time I was spending just getting from one place to another when that time could be spent with my family,” Elisabeth explains, adding,
Grace and Taylor are Elisabeth’s children with husband Tim Hasselbeck, whom she married in 2002. She is currently expecting her third child, due in August.
Source: Time Out Kids