John Stamos to Be a Dad during 54: ‘I’ve Been Practicing for a Long Time’

Have forgiveness — John Stamos is going to be a dad! The dear Fuller House star opens adult about awaiting a baby with fiancée Caitlin McHugh. Subscribe now for a disdainful baby news — usually in PEOPLE.

John Stamos‘ residence is about to get a small fuller!

The actor, 54, and his fiancée Caitlin McHugh are awaiting their initial child, Stamos reveals to PEOPLE exclusively in this week’s cover story.

In a latest part of The Jess Cagle Interview (streaming now on People TV), Stamos tells PEOPLE’s Editor-in-Chief Jess Cagle that he and McHugh “talked about” carrying a baby in a past — and all only fell into place.

“We have a same ethics and a same values, that all clicked nicely. So we said, ‘Oh, well, maybe we should have a family,’ ” says the Fuller House star.

McHugh suggested, “‘Maybe we should have a child [before we get married]’ and we said, ‘Why?’” Stamos recalls, divulgence his fiancée jokingly responded, “Because you’re old.”

John Stamos

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After roughly dual years of dating, Stamos and a indication and actress, 31, were intent Oct. 22 at Disneyland — one of Disney Parks super fan McHugh‘s favorite places.

The actor finished a brief film of regretful moments from charcterised Pixar and Disney films, finale a arrangement with The Little Mermaid — that speedy Stamos to “just ask a girl.”

I asked…she pronounced yes! …And we lived happily ever after💍

A post common by John Stamos (@johnstamos) on Oct 22, 2017 during 9:09pm PDT

I kissed a child and said…yes! That’s what we do when a sweetest, many regretful Prince Charming treats we like a princess and asks we to be his 💍

A post common by Caitlin McHugh (@caitlinskybound) on Oct 23, 2017 during 10:35am PDT

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“The [pregnancy] happened. Then we said, we better have a ring on her finger because it’s a right thing to do, and we wanted to marry her anyway,” Stamos tells PEOPLE. “So we called her relatives to ask, and it was like, ‘You better!’ “

“The demeanour on John’s face when we told him we were profound was priceless,” adds McHugh. “It was a demeanour of a man who has wanted a family of his possess yet wasn’t certain it was going to occur for him. Now it is!”

Caitlin McHugh and John Stamos

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The integrate are vivacious to be adding to their family — yet they’re gripping silent on a baby’s sex for now — with Stamos revelation that he “always wanted to be a dad” yet wasn’t certain it was in a cards. “People would say, ‘You should have a child,’ ” he tells PEOPLE. “I was like, ‘That boat has sailed.’ “

Luckily for Stamos, that boat is anchored utterly usually — and a star can’t wait for a subsequent voyage, during that his feet will be planted resolutely on board.

“I’ll be a fun dad. I’ve been practicing for a prolonged time,” he says, joking, “I’ve finished each schtick we can do with a baby on TV … all a pieces and jokes and diaper gags. I’ll substantially only do all that stuff.”

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I’ll be Prince Eric to your Ariel any ol’ time. ❤ @caitlinskybound #disneybound

A post common by John Stamos (@johnstamos) on Mar 5, 2017 during 3:45pm PST

I’ll always be a #Mickey to his…..whatever he feels like wearing 🙈 Day 5: #Mickeystyle !! Here’s a Mickey #disneybound #tbt @disneystyle Clothing from @uniquevintage Shoes are a @Disney @vans line #fallintodisneystyle #disneystyle

A post common by Caitlin McHugh (@caitlinskybound) on Oct 5, 2017 during 11:17am PDT

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The mom-to-be couldn’t determine some-more about Stamos being prepared for fatherhood, praising her fiancé for carrying “the biggest, most loving and inexhaustible heart of anyone we know.”

“I greatly admire his originality, creativity, ambition, work ethic and amusement — all qualities I’m certain he’ll pass down to his child,” McHugh tells PEOPLE. “He’s always been smashing with kids, and I’m certain he will be an extraordinary father.”

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John Stamos on a cover of PEOPLE

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Will Stamos’ healthy present interpret to continuing to enhance his family after baby No. 1 is innate subsequent year? “I consider so,” says the Grandfathered alum. “Caitlin wants to have other kids too.”