By peoplestaff225
Updated May 07, 2007 08:11 PM

In a Monday morning appearance on CBS’s The Early Show, Bryce Dallas Howard raved about motherhood and the "incredible" Theo, her 2 1/2-month-old son with husband Seth Gabel. According to the Spider-Man 3 actress, young Theo is already sleeping through the night — thanks in no small part to his healthy appetite.

One of the best benefits of the new baby is the profound impact he’s had on Bryce’s entire extended family, including proud grandfather Ron Howard, who was present at Theo’s birth and whom Bryce on Monday described as "hilarious."

When asked to reflect on the best piece of advice she’d been given as a first-time mom, Bryce did not hesitate with her answer: Stay flexible!