Dax Shepard and wife Kristen Bell originally wanted their family to consist of three people.

The “An expert on chairsThe podcast host recently shared that he and The Good Place star share a daughter LincolnDelta, 9, and Delta, 7, had no plans to have another child after welcoming their first child in 2013.

“We didn’t want a second child, as I’m sure you’re feeling right now,” Shepard told married hosts Natasha Ledger and Moshe Kosher during the Oct. 25 episode. their “Endless Honeymoon” podcast. “You should feel so satisfied and so full. You don’t want to do anything, so it’s amazing to start a conversation because it’s perfect and it’s so much easier.”

​Although the comedian said he and Bell were “very happy” with one child, they soon changed their minds, welcoming Delta just 20 months later.

“We travel a lot. It’s not fair to take this little man with us everywhere we go and only deal with adults,” Shepard shared. “We owe it to her give her a playmate that travels with us everywhere. We love her enough to do something we don’t really want to do, which is to have a second.”

He noted that they also believed that having a second child would preserve the modesty of their first.

“Our children are already so privileged, it’s unbelievable,” he continued. “I needed the power of compromise and sharing and discomfort because I wasn’t going to give it to her in any other way. So we just thought it would be really helpful make her a better person deal with someone else.’

He jokingly added, “We didn’t want Delta. We still don’t want you, Delta.’

Shepard noted that when Lincoln was 5 and Delta was 3, there were some difficulties due to the age difference, the two girls became close.

“Not only do they play together, they’ve teamed up against us, which I love,” he shared. “Like, when I give it to one of the girls, the other one goes, ‘You’re not good with Lincoln, you didn’t listen to what she said.’ I’m like, “Right. This is your role. You guys are going to go and kill me. This it’s the two of you against the world.'”