Just call it beautiful chaos!
CNN anchor Poppy Harlow is pregnant with her second child, a son, her rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.
The baby boy is due this winter and joins big sister Sienna, Harlow’s first child with husband Sinisa Babcic.
“Our 17-month-old daughter Sienna isn’t keeping us busy enough so we thought we’d give her a baby brother,” Harlow, 35, jokes to PEOPLE exclusively, adding, “Being parents has been the greatest joy and we are thrilled our family is growing!”
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The happy family posed together on the steps outside of Babcic’s aunt and uncle’s house in Izola, Slovenia, to mark the occasion. The photo moment has become a bit of a tradition, Harlow says: She and Babcic took their first picture on the steps the year they met in 2005.
The couple revisited the steps for a picture again the year they were engaged, again the day they were married in 2012 and once more while Harlow was pregnant with Sienna. “And now as I am pregnant with our son,” Harlow says.
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Earlier this year, Harlow opened up about being a working mom in an essay for LinkedIn, admitting “Some days are really hard.”
“Some days are easier than others,” she continued. “But every day is a blessing – and realizing that has been incredibly important. Equally important has been the realization that being a working parent is messy.”
Harlow added, “My kid and family come first. Then work. Then life. Then laundry and dinner. Life is a little messier – but it is messy in the best way.”