Meet William Wolf Howey!

12/02/2009 at 01:00 PM ET

Courtesy Life & Style for use on CBB

When Sarah Shahi looks back on 2009, she’ll likely remember it as the year she added tons of new roles to her résumé.

Besides landing a starring part in the new USA series Facing Kate, the Life and L Word alum eloped with actor Steve Howey in Las Vegas on February 6th.

Then, five months and two days later, she and her new hubby welcomed their son, William Wolf.

“In a matter of seconds, you’re handed this life that you’re responsible for, and I was totally nervous,” the 29-year-old told Life & Style during an exclusive interview at the family’s LA home on November 11th.

“It’s a lot of trial and error. I still feel like a child myself!”

But she’s happily adjusting to life as a grown-up.

“Wolf is delicious,” Sarah raves. “Everything he does is adorable — even his little farts in the bathtub. The tiny little bubbles that come up? They’re so cute! I am such a mom.”

At one point, though, Sarah cringed at the thought of having a baby.

“I came from a single parent household,” she explains. “And I had a bad example of what a husband and father could be and how irresponsible a father could be. So because of that I didn’t want to get married or have kids.”

A negligent dad is something she never has to worry about with hands-on, protective Steve, 32, who helped deliver Wolf during Sarah’s at-home water birth. “When I look at him as a father, he’s so sexy to me,” she says. “It’s such a turn-on to watch him with the baby.”

In fact, the couple’s passion is what inspired their son’s unusual moniker. “Steve kind of has these fangs,” Sarah says. “I said, ‘Has anyone ever told you that you look like a wolf?’ I called him Wolfie. So when we were struggling with names, we decided Wolf would be sentimental and meaningful.”

And perhaps a sign of the active little animal who’s had nannyless Sarah functioning on four hours of sleep for the past four months.

“I don’t have enough hours in the day to get things done between being a mom, working on the show, working out and trying to be a dutiful wife,” she says. “I’m in zombie mode all the time!”

Source: Life & Style

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Jessi on

He is just so adorable!

Brooklyn on

Aww! He’s cute :)
I’d love to see a picture of Steve and him. I LOVED Steve on Reba.

Deal on

He looks so much like Daddy!!!

Cassandra on

Oh he is ALL Daddy! So cute!

Diana on

How precious is he? What a beauitful picture of Mommy and son. I loved her on The L Word and Life. She looks so beautiful!

sat on

so handsome! congrats!

Liliana on

He is a doll!

Milla on

thats so cute! :)

Stephany on

He’s adorable and he looks JUST like Steve!

Kristen on

He is so cute!!! Looks like his daddy!!

Christine on

I was SOOO disappointed when Life was cancelled.
Her baby is adorable – so much hair!!
Is it me or is he a big baby? Tall?

Hallie on

I love love LOVE Sarah! She was so fabulous on the L Word :) And to find out that she had an at-home waterbirth AND is going nanny-free?!? I couldn’t love her more!

marfmom on

What a BEAUTIFUL baby boy!

garanger on

Precious little boy. Congrats to Mom and Dad. Sarah’s eyes show her complete happiness.

Jessica on

He looks like a little “Van”!

Becky on

Was Steve the son in law or Reba’s ex husband in Reba?

meghan on

Cheyenne’s husband Van.

Patricia on

What a handsome little guy!!

Congrats to Sarah and Steve! :)

FC on

He’s a lot of Steve with a sprinkle of Sarah mixed in. He’s adorable.

Liv on

According to wikipedia the couple split in November. I wonder if that’s true?!?!

thatShortChick on

not that I know either Steve or Sarah personally, but I HIGHLY doubt that the information about their ‘split’ on wikipedia is true.

They’ve been together since 2004 and in the Life&Style article, Sarah and the baby were photographed on November 11th. meaning the interview (where she openly gushes about her husband) accompanying the picture(s) was conducted quite recently.

Megan on

Suuuuper cute. Congrats to the happy and adorable family!

What issue of Life&Style was this in?

CelebBabyLover on

Sage- I agree! Fort he sake of Wolf, I hope they are still together.

Casey on

the met on reba, she had two parts on that show!!!! she is beautiful!!! he is precious!!! i am so happy for the both of them!!!

I♥CBB on

He is a cutie! I really hope she and Steve are still together. She looks sooo happy!

Alex on

Cute kid! Wolf/Wolfie is an adorable name.

Ashley on

Awh, hes soo cute, but he looks like he saying “Get that camera out of my face” :P awh! He doesnt look like steve to me though but hes still cute. And i think there still together, if not then that would just be horrible :(

Anon on

“Everything he does is adorable — even his little farts in the bathtub. The tiny little bubbles that come up? They’re so cute! I am such a mom.” LMAO, that’s so cute

Whitney Sterk on

I cannot get over how adorable he is….

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