Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly are to become parents for the third time.

The actor and businesswoman Kimberly wed in 2010 and already have daughter Olivia, who turns three years old next month (Sep13), and 18-month-old son Joshua.

On Friday (30Aug13), they thrilled fans by announcing they are expecting another addition to their brood.

In a statement posted online, Kimberly writes, "James and I are happy to report that we are expecting our third child this winter!... All of the craziness, exhaustion and moodiness aside, James and I are beyond elated and feeling so incredibly blessed. Olivia and Joshua are in on the news and seem to be excited about a baby coming into the family. And James, thank you for being the loving, caring and understanding husband and father that you are."