Pregnant Jenna Fischer's Best Role Ever: Being a “Homemaker”

Jenna Fischer talks pregnancy
Jenna Fischer has taken a hiatus from the spotlight since The Office ended its eight-year run in 2013.

Now, with baby No. 2 on the way, TV will just have to keep waiting because she's already playing her best role yet -- mom.

“I like being home. I really love being home and being a homemaker,” she told CB! at QVC's 5th Annual Red Carpet Style party last Friday at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.

Fischer and her director husband, Lee Kirk, are parents to 2-year-old Weston. With her hands full on the homefront, she says she hopes to do some jobs “here and there,” but isn’t sure when she’ll return to the small screen full time.

“I really love being able to do things, like look up videos on how to make chocolate cream pie and watch them with my son. And surprise my husband with it.

“I love finding new ways to keep us occupied all day," she continued, debuting her baby bump on the red carpet.

Jenna, her husband Lee, and their then 1-year-old son Weston go grocery shopping in L.A. in 2012. Photo: Splash

But two is enough for the 39-year-old actress, who revealed she’s in the homestretch of her pregnancy at nearly six months along.

“I always thought that I could have two kids. I think two will be it for me,” she revealed.

And so far, the last few months have been all too familiar.

“I had to pull out the pillow to sleep with at night. I’ve entered that phase," laughed Fischer.

But when it comes to cravings, that’s a whole new territory.

“With my first pregnancy it was four bowls of Lucky Charms a day. Now I don’t want cereal. It's fruit and salad,” she added.

“A new one has been baked goods. Like a salad and a donut. My perfect meal!

“There’s a lot you forget. There’s a lot about babies I had to re-read. Every pregnancy is different and things you can always count on -- certain aches and pains," continued Fischer.

“But I’m not as sensitive to all the changes or all the phases because I’m very distracted taking care of my son. It’s not as big a deal.”

Well, what is a big deal is whether it's going to be a boy or a girl."

"We know," she said, "but we’re not sharing.

It looks like we'll just have to wait another few months to find out.

 

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