Courtney Mazza: Mario Lopez Is "Trying to Convince Me to Have Four Kids"

Celebrity Moms Apr. 20, 2013 AT 6:20PM

Mario Lopez's wife Courtney Mazza Lopez is currently pregnant with her second child -- and the X Factor and Extra cohost already has his long-term family planning well thought out. "Mario is trying to convince me to have four kids," Lopez -- who tied the knot with the TV personality on Dec. 1, 2012 in Mexico -- tells Us Weekly. "I said I would have three -- that was pushing it."

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While it remains to be seen who will win the couple's household battle, one thing is for certain: Mario and Coutney can't wait to give daughter Gia, 2, a sibling. "We're excited because we see Gia growing into this little adult -- her personality is so vivacious and exuberant -- and it's really cool," enthuses Courtney, who has decided, like she did with her first pregnancy, to keep her unborn baby's gender a surprise. "It'll just be fun to see the next child that we made, and the next child after that . . . but that's it: Three," she jokes to Us.

Courtney Mazza is currently pregnant with her second baby -- daughter Gia is 2 -- and husband Mario Lopez is already trying to convince her to have four children.
Courtney Mazza is currently pregnant with her second baby -- daughter Gia is 2 -- and husband Mario Lopez is already trying to convince her to have four children.
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As she preps for baby No. 2, Courtney tells Us she's taking special care to cater to soon-to-be big sister Gia. Recently, the Los Angeles-based Lopez family surprised her with a trip to Disney World. And as any little girl obsessed with princesses would be, Gia was over-the-moon. Even mom and dad soaked up the Disney magic when the family had a private meet-and-greet with Gia's favorite celebs.

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Recalling the special day, Courtney says she was surprised at her daughter's grown-up behavior when meeting Disney's leading ladies. "Mario was holding her and she went in and was just like 'What?! What is going on in here?' It was such a little adult [moment of her], and we just laughed," she remembers, adding that Gia loves to chatter away at home. "The way she says things, growing into a little child -- it's just amazing how her mind works and how they learn. She's just a little spitfire!"

For much more from Courtney Lopez -- including why she says taking time out of each day for herself makes her a better mom -- watch the video above now!

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