updated 01/12/2012 AT 5:40 PM ET
•originally published 01/12/2012 AT 6:00 PM ET
“I’m running around after a 3½-year-old so that always keeps you on your toes,” the actress, 30, told reporters at an In Style/Forevermark event Tuesday at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Along with chasing after daughter Honor, Alba also credits keeping a tighter rein on her cravings while expecting baby Haven, born in August.
“It was my second pregnancy so I think I just didn’t indulge as much,” she explains. “It was easier to snap back.”