SEE ALSO: Ice-T and Coco on baby Chanel: What they're going to 'steer her away from' as she gets older When I sat down with him recently at Swiffer's 18th birthday celebration, Chmerkovskiy told me that "with love and no second thoughts" he has found himself taking extra good care of Peta and Shai, especially when it comes to cleaning and making sure they're comfortable.
He also attributed the couple's seamless transition to parenthood to the "invaluable" help of their baby nurse, who has made the balance of parenting and rehearing for "DWTS" easier to manage.
Check out my full conversation below with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, where we talked about fatherhood, supporting his wife, partnering with Swiffer and who his biggest competition on the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars" is.
See photos of Maksim Chmerkovskiy: NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: 'Dancing with the Stars' castmembers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Heather Morris visit 'Good Morning America' on March 01, 2017 in New York, NY.
The two have yet to confirm their friendship is romantic, however.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy is "not worried" about the backlash against his "Dancing With the Stars" partner, former professional dancer and "Glee" actress Heather Morris, affecting the pair's chances at winning season 24 of the ABC hit.
The fan-favorite dance pros were in the midst of their third show for “SWAY: A Dance Trilogy” when Chmerkovskiy dropped to one knee onstage and popped the question.
“I'm in love with you, and I will be in love with you for the rest of my life,” he said, according to E! Murgatroyd then said yes, drawing cheers and a standing ovation from the audience and their fellow dancers.
Namely, his newborn son, Shai, who he shares with fellow "DWTS" returning pro, Peta Murgatroyd.May 2014 - Present Maksim Chmerkovskiy and his 'Dancing with the Stars' parter were rumored to be dating throughout the show.After they won the Mirror Ball Trophy in May, the rumors heated up more.So honored to have been apart of such a magical day yesterday. If the celebration and amount of love that radiated from the two of you and those around you that love you is any indication of what your marriage and life together will be like I can only hope to one day find a partnership and love like that.Thank you for including me in your beautiful family and being part of your special day.Following Saturday's proposal, Chmerkovskiy's brother and fellow “Dancing With the Stars” pro Val Chmerkovskiy hopped on Instagram and shared a touching message to the newly engaged couple. The 29-year-old Murgatroyd, meanwhile, joined the show in season 13 and won the following season with former Green Bay Packers' wide receiver Donald Driver.