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Alfonso Ribeiro Wants to Have Another Child ‘Really Soon’

03/31/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

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When Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela had a baby boy last October, they got a crash course on the difference between sons and daughters.

Alfonso Lincoln is an awesome, fun little dude,” Ribeiro, who also has a 10-year-old daughter, Sienna, from a previous marriage, tells PEOPLE.

“But I’m really seeing the difference between ‘Daddy’s little girl’ and ‘Mama’s little boy.’ My son is really attached to his mama, and my daughter was really attached to me. I think that’s just the way things go.”

But there’s one thing that Ribeiro, 42, has going for him with his 5-month-old. “He knows my voice. If he hears my voice, even if it’s on TV, he starts looking around for me. He’s a lot of fun.”

Ribeiro tells PEOPLE that fatherhood inspired him to do more charity work. “My children are fortunate not to grow up underprivileged, but millions of other kids don’t know what that’s like,” he says. “I want to help as many of them as I can.”

On Saturday night, Ribeiro served as emcee for the Back to School Blast of A Gift for Teaching, an organization that distributes school supplies to underprivileged children.

“Any time I can lend my name to a charity that benefits children, I try to do it,” he says. “It’s a good way to be an example to my own kids.”

And there may be more Ribeiros on the horizon.

“I’m not done having kids,” he says. “My wife and I have been talking about having one more. That needs to happen in the very near future. I don’t want to be 75 years old when my kid graduates from college, so I’m going to have to get on this really soon!”

He adds, “My wife wants to have a girl next, so we will go for the girl next — but you never know. We will be happy with whatever happens.”

— Steve Helling

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sable senegal on

Loved alfonso on, silver spoons:loved the carlton dance on f.p.b.a.if they have another child hope it’s a girl.

tomcat on

Yeah, another baby for Carlton…just what we need

Dee Dee C on

I ran into him one time at a club and I said hello and he looked at me as if I was so much lower than him. What a complete snob – I should have said that Will Smith wasn’t joking when he made short jokes at you on the Fresh Prince show and no wonder why Will Smith was making loads of money b/c of his box office success. Alfonso completely turned me off and he’s on his 2nd marriage and looks as if he doesn’t even like Black women either.

NeNe on

This is newsworthy?

BREAKING NEWS: A man in his 40’s wants to have a kid soon so he’s not too old.

Anonymous on

NeNe- On this site, yes…because it’s a site about celebrity babies and he’s a celebrity talking about his children and wanting to have more! If you want actual news, try CNN. ;)

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