A Christmas Baby is On the Way for Essence Atkins

By JustMommies staff

(August 10, 2011) Are We There Yet? star Essence Atkins and her husband Jaime Mendez are going to be receiving an amazing Christmas present this year.  The actress confirmed to People that she is pregnant and due on Christmas Day.

The couple, who met on an online dating site, were married in September 2009.

“Our gratitude is overwhelming to have found each other and adding a baby to our happy home is truly a dream come true,” the couple told People. “We are both elated and humbled by this amazing gift.”