Below, Lachey talks about the cause, how she spent her Mother’s Day, and why she now understands the need for “mom” jeans.
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When they asked me to help raise awareness for this non-profit initiative, I was all about it.
' I did make sure to get him to get me my seconds and clean up afterwards, and then to bring me ice cream, though." You're involved with a few charities already, so what appealed to you about this one?
"Nick and I both try to pick and choose what we are involved with because we don't just get involved with things just to get involved with them—we want it to be something that really means a lot to us.
I've worked with P&G for, gosh, almost 10 years now. If you've never seen a P&G Mother’s or Father's Day commercial that didn't make you cry, then you're not human.
“As a mother, I couldn't imagine worrying about that every day for my kids' whole life.
I'm worried about them dating a crazy person or running into the corner of a table, let alone are they going to drink the wrong type of water today and not make it to tomorrow.” On May 3, P&G delivered its 10 billionth liter of clean water, and to celebrate the milestone, is offering a 10-1 match where for every dollar donated through May 31, P&G will donate $10 (up to $1 million) to help save the 1,000 children who die each day due to diseases caused by contaminated drinking water.
(She’s in the Queen City with husband and “hometown boy” Nick Lachey while he promotes his recently opened restaurant there, Lachey's.) Less routine is the reason we’re on the phone today: to talk about her involvement with Procter & Gamble’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) non-profit, which provides clean water to families in over 75 countries that don’t currently have access to that basic necessity.
“We're fortunate as Americans [to have clean drinking water],” says the mother of son Camden, 3, and daughter Brooklyn, 1.
I even got in the kitchen and cooked, because that's what I wanted to do.
I'm like, 'Is this weird that on Mother's Day I want to cook a cozy beef stew and not order out dinner?