The reality star says this pregnancy is what she's been waiting for
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Kandi Burruss is as pregnant with joy as she is with child these days.

“I’m ecstatic,” the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 39, tells PEOPLE of the happy news that she and husband Todd Tucker are expecting. “We’ve been looking forward to this moment.”

Burruss, who chronicled her struggle to have a second child (she’s already mom to daughter Riley, 12, from a previous relationship) on the show, says that when she and Tucker found out that she was pregnant, “We were just so happy.”

Though NeNe Leakes recently made her exit from the show, Burruss is already filming season eight and excited to meet her new little guest star.

“We just started taping,” says Burruss, who reveals she’s due in January. “Obviously you will get to see a lot of our journey through this pregnancy, but other than that it will be drama as usual.”

Luckily, she says her pregnancy hasn’t been too dramatic. “No craving or morning sickness thank goodness,” says Burruss. “I’m just tired all of the time.”

While she and Tucker are sure about one thing – “We would love to have a boy,” she says – when it come to names, it’s anybody’s guess. Adds Burruss, “We’re taking suggestions!”