America Ferrera also told reporters Monday of being a first-time parent to son Sebastian, "I'm happier than I ever imagined being as a mom"

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January 30, 2019 12:05 PM

America Ferrera is fully into the swing of new motherhood.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday during the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, the Superstore star raved about her “amazing” 8-month-old son Sebastian “Baz” Piers and revealed that he’s hitting a pretty substantial milestone.

“He’s wonderful. I’m happier than I ever imagined being as a mom,” said the actress, 34. “He’s getting more mobile — army crawling. He comes to work with me sometimes.”

That happiness came with the willingness to let go of any preconceived ideas Ferrera had about parenthood before welcoming her first child with husband Ryan Piers Williams.

America Ferrera's son Sebastian
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Asked what she would title a book about motherhood now that she’s in the thick of it, the new mom quipped, “Forget Everything You Thought You Knew.

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While Ferrera hasn’t shared too many snapshots of her baby boy since his birth last May, she did share a pair of photos this week showing Baz’s tiny hand reaching out for a white rose.

“Idle Hands. Exactly what my Monday needed. A walking adventure in nature with my favorite little hands,” the Ugly Betty alum narrated the sweet images.

She added the hashtags, “#Baz,” “#Monday” and “#8months.”

Ferrera and Williams, 37, welcomed their son in late May, she announced on Instagram alongside a photograph of her baby boy’s toes.

“When 2 becomes 3 … Welcome Sebastian Piers Williams — aka Baz! Mom, Dad and Baby are happy, healthy and totally in love!” Ferrera captioned the sweet shot .

The couple, who wed in June 2011, had not revealed the sex of their baby before the newborn’s arrival.

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