Celebrity Parents Pregnant Jessica Alba Jokes About the Reason She Hoped for a Son: 'I Wanted Someone to Love Me More' "[Haven] ... gets to be a big sister and a little sister, so she's stoked about that," says Jessica Alba, who's expecting her third child and first son By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Website Jen Juneau is a News and Movies Staff Writer at PEOPLE. She started at the brand in 2016 and has more than 15 years' professional writing experience. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 30, 2017 02:00PM EDT Share Tweet Pin Email We independently evaluate all recommended products and services. If you click on links we provide, we may receive compensation. Learn more. Jessica Alba is hoping for a special, unique bond with her son on the way. The actress and Honest Company co-founder stopped by The Rachael Ray Show Monday, dishing to the host about her pregnancy — and the opinions her daughters Haven Garner, 6, and Honor Marie, 9, have on their soon-to-arrive baby brother. “My 6-year-old, she was worried about being a middle child, but she gets to be a big sister and a little sister, so she’s stoked about that,” said Alba, 36. “And she doesn’t have to compete with another girl.” Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. CBS RELATED VIDEO: Pregnant Jessica Alba Says Having a Boy Is “Gonna Be A Whole Situation” For the Machete Kills star, she didn’t say one way or another whether the idea of having a boy was influential on her and husband Cash Warren‘s decision to add to her family, but she can’t help looking forward to one aspect. “For me … the girls love their dad. I wanted someone to love me more,” Alba jokes, laughing. “When he comes home, they’re like, ‘Daddy!’ It’s like a party.” “When I come home, they’re like, ‘Oh, hey Mom,’ ” she laments. “I’m like, ‘I do everything for you! I cook, I do all the things!’ ” CBS FROM PEN: Katherine Heigl Reveals the Emotional Way She Told Her Daughters She Was Pregnant RELATED GALLERY: With Baby No. 3 on the Way, Take a Look at Jessica Alba and Cash Warren’s Too-Cute Family Photos Alba — who, appropriately, dressed as Juno from the 2007 movie of the same name over the weekend — admits that she “100 percent” steals Halloween candy from her daughters. “One of the best parts of having a kid is stealing from them and torturing them, embarrassing them. It’s so fun!” she jokes.