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Eric Christian and Sarah Wright Olsen Welcome Daughter Esmé Olivia

08/11/2016 at 10:00 AM ET

It’s a girl for Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen!

Daughter Esmé Olivia Olsen was born on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 8:55 a.m., the new mom of two announced Thursday on Instagram.

Esmé weighed 10 lbs., 12 oz. and is named after J.D Salinger’s short story For Esmé — with Love and Squalor, their rep tells PEOPLE.

“Love and joy don’t do justice to what I feel when I look at these three,” Wright Olsen captioned a sweet snapshot of Olsen with their two children, including big brother Wyatt Oliver3 next week.

Olsen also took to Instagram to celebrate Esmé’s arrival, writing, “I remember reading that how you approach birth is intimately connected with how you approach life, and after watching Sarah go through the process twice it’s undeniably true. Birth is like a whirlwind microcosm of the rest of the journey that is life and I am in awe of this woman; somehow navigating the most difficult moments with equal parts passion, fearlessness, and all encompassing love. I suspect she may be magic.”

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Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen Expecting Second Child

03/01/2016 at 11:30 PM ET

There’s a baby bear on the way for Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen.

The couple are expecting a sibling for 2½-year-old son Wyatt Oliver, whom they affectionally call “little bear,” they announced via Instagram Friday.

“Deep talks with #littlebear And our new #littlelove due this summer. #surprise #baby #when3becomes4,” the actress, 32, captioned a photo of Wyatt getting a grip on her growing belly.

Added the NCIS: Los Angeles star, 38, “This picture is either one of two things: Wyatt fully embracing and loving his impending new baby sibling. Or he is trying to push them both down a steep embankment, in a last ditch effort to preserve sole ownership of his train set. #littlebitofperfect”

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Eric Christian Olsen on Sleep Training His Son: ‘Your Heart Just Breaks a Little’

11/02/2015 at 03:30 PM ET

Eric Christian Olsen and his wife, actress Sarah Wright, recently found out that their 2-year-old son Wyatt Oliver is definitely a people person in the most adorable way possible.

“We went to a playground and there were eight kids there. And he went around hugging all the other kids,” the NCIS: Los Angeles star, 38, told PEOPLE at the Environmental Media Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 24.

“Our kid’s the hugger. He’s the one smiling and hugging people. He’s like the best golden retriever puppy you’ve ever seen. He’s endlessly happy.”

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Eric Christian Olsen on Son Wyatt’s Terrible Twos: It’s the ‘Best Thing Ever’

09/12/2015 at 01:15 PM ET

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Eric Christian Olsen tells PEOPLE that watching his son go through the terrible twos is “the best thing ever.”

“He has understanding and communication,” the NCIS: Los Angeles star, 38, said Friday at the PaleyFest Fall TV Preview at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, California.

Son Wyatt Oliver is now at the stage where he’s learning how to say the same thing in different ways, Olsen said: “We just say, ‘Start again,’ and he stops and says, ‘Can I do this please?’ He’s such a little human.”

A little human with a lot of personality and a lengthy to-do list.

“He gets up in the morning and bangs on my shoulder,” Olsen said. “‘Dada, swim, tiger-shark, breakfast, omelet, pineapple,’ and you’re like, ‘That’s a lot to process. It’s 5:30 a.m. Can we go back to bed?’ ”

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Sarah Wright: My Son Is the Marry Me Mascot

11/19/2014 at 12:00 PM ET

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Sarah Wright doesn’t need National Take Your Child to Work Day when she can take her baby boy to work every day!

The Marry Me actress wants her 14-month-old son, Wyatt Oliver, by her side at all times — even when she’s working.

“Everybody’s like, ‘Bring in our mascot,’ so he comes in and hangs out with us all,” Wright, 31, told PEOPLE during a press day for her new show on Monday. “It feels less like, ‘Okay, work’s over here and family’s over here.’ ”

And when it comes to bedtime, Wright, who’s still nursing, finds comfort in keeping her son close. Wyatt co-sleeps with Wright and her husband, NCIS: Los Angeles star Eric Christian Olsen.

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Eric Christian Olsen: Fatherhood Has Turned Me Into a ‘Softie’

11/09/2013 at 12:00 PM ET

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Talk about big love.

Eric Christian Olsen and wife Sarah Wright had a big baby on their hands from the beginning — son Wyatt Oliver was 9 lbs., 8 oz. when he arrived in August. And he’s only been getting bigger since then.

“We have the most giant baby of all time,” the NCIS: Los Angeles star, 36, marveled to PEOPLE Monday at TV Guide‘s Hot List Party in Hollywood.

“He’s already a linebacker. He’s huge. He’s an enormous baby. I think he’s 19 lbs. at 10 weeks. So, he’s a good sleeper. It’s so much fun.”

Wyatt may be a handful physically, but Olsen says it’s the emotional intensity of fatherhood that was the biggest surprise to him.

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Chris O’Donnell: Eric Christian Olsen Is Feeling the Effects of Daddy Duty

09/24/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

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Chris O’Donnell is the star of a hit TV series, a husband and doting dad of five, but has seamlessly been able to do it all and still find time to support a good cause.

“It’s about priorities more than anything. My family will always be first and work is right up there,” the NCIS: Los Angeles star, 43, told PEOPLE on Monday as he wore his orange shirt in honor of Hunger Action Month.

“Orange is the color of hunger. I’m helping [ConAgra Foods] raise awareness, getting people involved to spread the word by taking pictures of any sort of orange moment [and] posting it on different social media channels with the hashtag #Orange4Hunger,” explains O’Donnell.

With a full schedule, O’Donnell is quick to admit he’s not “getting to coach all of [the kids’] sports teams like [he] used to, but any free time goes to them.”
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