Celebrity Baby Blog / Malin Akerman

Malin Akerman Wants to Focus on Being a Single Mom Before Dating

05/11/2015 at 02:00 PM ET

Even though he only turned 2 in April, Malin Akerman‘s son Sebastian is proving to have some of the comedy chops his mother is known for!

“Man, he’s got a sense of humor,” Akerman, 36, told PEOPLE at the premiere of her new film I’ll See You in My Dreams.

“He’s trying to pull jokes. He’ll do silly things, then look at me and say, ‘What? That’s crazy!’ That’s been real fun.”

So what kind of jokes can a 2-year-old pull? Well, the old “car in the water” prank seems to be his favorite.

“He’ll put his car in the water and he’ll go, ‘That’s crazy.’ He’s pulling at the comedy strings now. That’s a fun shift from being a sponge and soaking things in to now dealing the cards,” shares Akerman.

Malin Akerman I'll See You In My Dreams premiere
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Malin Akerman: Motherhood Is the ‘Best Job I’ve Ever Had’

12/15/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Returning as Juna Millken to the HBO hit show The Comeback is a great gig for actress Malin Akerman, but not as good as being mom to 20-month-old son Sebastian.

Motherhood is amazing,” Akerman, 36, told PEOPLE at Thursday’s Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! in Los Angeles. “What mother would say it sucks? It’s a lot of work, but it’s the best job I’ve ever had.”

Akerman, who is a former figure skater, brought Sebastian to the evening’s festivities, where he got the chance to ice skate.

“I was a figure skater for 12 years. This was super special getting him on skates for the first time,” explains Akerman. “He did great. He was tap dancing instead of skating. I don’t know what means, so we’ll see.”

Malin Akerman Disney on Ice Let's Celebrate
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Malin Akerman: My Son Speaks Three Languages!

10/19/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

Malin Akerman Environmental Media Awards Jason Merritt/Getty

First steps? Been there. First words? Done.

Malin Akerman‘s baby boy Sebastian has learned a rare new skill: He’s is trilingual!

“I feel like every day is a milestone, but he’s running and walking up and down steps on his own now talking three languages, so it’s amazing,” The Comeback star said at Saturday’s Environmental Media Awards, hosted at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California.

“Whenever he sees his dad he starts speaking Italian, he sees me and starts speaking Swedish, and his nanny speaks English,” she explains. “So, it’s really just amazing to watch how a child’s brain works.”
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Malin Akerman: ‘Everything and Nothing’ Surprises Me About Motherhood

01/28/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

Malin Akerman ELLE Women in Television Stefanie Keenan/Getty

For the always stylish Malin Akerman, looking good has never really been an issue.

However, being a new mother presents its own set of style quandaries — such as how to get out of the house without spit up on her dress.

“It is very hard because all I want to do is hold that baby,” she told PEOPLE with a laugh, while attending ELLEs Women in Television Celebration last Wednesday in Los Angeles.

“So I put on the dress at the very last minute, and then scoot out without holding him or getting close because it happens all the time.”

And when 9-month old Sebastian isn’t adding his personal touches to couture gowns, he’s charming his mother.
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Malin Akerman Is ‘Anxious’ to Return to Work

08/05/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Malin Akerman Television Critics Assocation Gregg DeGuire/Wireimage

Returning to set after giving birth can be a daunting task for actors, but new mom Malin Akerman hopes she has found a way to make it work.

“I had been looking in to television plots for a couple of years,” Akerman told PEOPLE Sunday at the Television Critics Association panel for her new ABC sitcom Trophy Wife.

“I get to be on home base now and get to go home and tuck my baby in to bed so that’s an extra, added bonus.”

Ackerman, who gave birth to son Sebastian in April, has apprehensions about heading back to filming on Friday.

“This will be the first time ever being a mom and working so I am a little bit nervous, a little bit anxious, but I am excited,” Akerman, 35, told reporters.

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Malin Akerman Snuggles Sweet Sebastian

07/17/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Talk about a couple of bathing beauties!

Malin Akerman posted an adorable photo to her Instagram account Tuesday that showed her holding her son in front of a palm tree-dappled swimming pool.

Mom was wearing a bikini, while 3-month-old Sebastian looked like he preferred to skinny-dip.

“Got to go swimming with this beautiful boy…lucky me!! #parenthood #love,” she writes.

Malin Akerman Bikini Sebastian Naked
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Malin Akerman to Her Husband: I Love Our Son ‘a Little More’

06/05/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

Malin Akerman Entertainment Tonight Canada Angela Weiss/Getty

The new man in Malin Akerman‘s life is busy taking over her household and showing off his bodily function skills — and the first-time mom can’t get enough of him.

“It’s been great, it’s been baby vortex right now, dirty diapers and burping and farting and eating and sleeping,” Akerman, 34, tells Entertainment Tonight Canada of her 5-week-old son Sebastian. “That’s my life right now and it’s beautiful.”

Enjoying “every moment” of her maternity leave, Akerman is busy soaking up precious time with her baby boy. “He’ll wake up, do a little feeding at 7 a.m., then goes back to sleep and [we] sleep together ’til 10. Then we cuddle,” the actress says.

While adjusting to a newborn comes with its fair share of challenges, Akerman credits her husband Roberto Zincone with easing their transition to a family of three.

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