“The 2nd I placed him in the car, he starts offevolved crying and crying, and I was like, ‘Oh my God,’ ” new dad Andy Cohen remembers to PEOPLE of son Benjamin, four months
Between “a lot gear, it’s improbable” and unpredictable moods, Andy Cohen now is aware of that touring with a toddler isn’t any easy feat.
The Watch What Happens Live host — who currently leveraged Autotrader’s 12 Best New Cars for 2019 listing to discover an appropriate circle of relatives vehicle — spoke with PEOPLE approximately hitting the road along with his son Benjamin Allen, 4 months, and the way the method has modified when you consider that he had become a dad in February.
“It is traumatic. It’s way extra traumatic than it becomes earlier than,” admits Cohen, 51. “We had our first solo vehicle journey on Father’s Day. We went to my buddy’s vicinity in White Plains for a touch hangout day via the pool with a few dads.”
“The second I positioned him in the vehicle, he begins crying and crying, and I turned into like, ‘Oh my God,’ ” he keeps. “I have this rearview reflect element over his vehicle seat, so I should just see him in terror.”
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Luckily, all it took to soothe toddler Benjamin became a little motion — and the dulcet tones of the daddy-son duo’s favorite band.
“Once we started rolling and I was given the Grateful Dead gambling, which continually calms both folks down, he was super,” Cohen stocks. “He was a champ. I surely assume it’s the way to get him to go to sleep — positioned him in the car.”
The Bravo famous person (who simply celebrated 10 years of hosting WWHL) tells PEOPLE he on occasion feels crushed through parenthood four months in, both while he’s together with his son and otherwise. But he has become a pro with regards to dealing with the extreme emotions.
“I simply say, ‘Okay, deal with what’s going on today,’ ” Cohen says. “The whole thing is overwhelming. I have to say, simply getting returned to the stuff and equipment, that’s a part of what makes it so overwhelming. The convertible factor, it’s hilarious. I knew last summer time after I changed into tooling round that it turned into my ultimate summertime in that car.”
Speaking of cars, Cohen simply snagged an SUV with the help of Autotrader, which he refers to as “the cross-to resource for automobile consumers with the most important choice of cars to pick from.”
And that additional shipment area may are available more on hand sooner in place of later because the celebrity isn’t ruling out turning into a father of two in the following couple of years.
“If I did it, I could say I might want to do it [within] the next few years,” Cohen tells PEOPLE of giving Benjamin a sibling. “My sister is three years older than me and I loved that.”