Joe andThe Real Housewives of New Jersey star have four daughters together -- Gia, 14, Gabriella, 10, Milania, 9, and Audriana, 5. While Teresa is in jail, Joe reportedly gets to visit her in six-hour increments, and walking away at the end of those reunions isn't easy.
"I pretty much cry every time I leave. Like a little baby," Joe, 44, admitted.
On the cover of its latest issue, Us obtained a photo of the family at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, CT, in which Teresa looks completely different from how her fans might remember her prior to entering prison for her original 15-month sentence January 5.
The photo was taken in one of the visitation rooms and Teresa, 42, is wearing a green jumpsuit. The former The Celebrity Apprentice contestant also has curly, natural hair and very little makeup on.
In the interview, Joe talked about his "Mr. Mom" duties since he gets to be home with the girls as well as his weekly visits to the facility and nightly phone calls with his wife.
Teresa, on the other hand, is apparently staying strong and emailing her daughters all the time, according to the magazine. The couple's youngest daughter "thinks she's working," according to Joe.
Teresa's lawyer said in a statement obtained by Us: "I miss Joe and my girls terribly."
Teresa and Joe pleaded guilty to 41 counts of financial fraud in March 2014.
After reaching a plea deal, Giudice was sentenced on October 2, as was Joe, who will start his own 41-month sentence after his wife does her time. The arrangement was made so that one parent can always be with their kids.