Celebrity Mothers

Celebrity Mothers
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 02, 2011

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Kimora Lee Simmons and her adorable son Kenzo share a kiss while daddy Djimon participates in the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix.

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KLS and her daughter Ming Lee take some time to check their…Facebook statuses?

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Christina Milian and daughter Violet Madison Nash attend the 2011 Jenesse Silver Rose Auction and Gala.

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Sandra Bullock and her son Louis Bardo were snapped outside of their NYC apartment. Love how Louis is so serious when he looks at the paparazzi.

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Alicia Keys keeps her newborn son Egypt Daoud bundled up while taking a walk with her hubby Swizz Beatz and his son Prince Nasir.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sahsha and Malia looked so beautiful during a recent trip to Latin America.

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The First Lady walks with Malia and Sasha upon arrival for a reception hosted by the President of Brazil.

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Garcelle Beauvais and her adorable sons Jax and Jaid are red carpet regulars.

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Tichina Arnold and daughter Alijah are always color coordinated.

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You can always count on Mel B. and her daughters Angel and Phoenix to look super stylish on the red carpet. Oh, and Mel has another one on the way.

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NeNe Leakes takes her son Brent on a much-needed vacation in Florida.

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Lisa Bonet makes a rare appearance with her son Nakoa-Wolf.

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Jennifer Hudson calls her favorite backup singer onstage, son David Otunga, Jr.

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Holly and her four gorgeous kids light up the red carpet. She looks so proud.

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Diana Ross passed on her incredible talents to her kids Tracee and Evan.

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June Ambrose’s daughter Summer is already styling herself. She’s setting trends with those oversized red-framed sunglasses and mocassins.

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Tichina Arnold and Alijah get fresh on the red carpet.

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Kandi of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta and daughter Riley take in a screening of Disney’s “Mars Needs Moms.”

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Tameka Raymond and her sons Usher and Naviyd have fun at Disney’s “Mar’s Need Moms” screening in Atlanta.

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Former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Lisa Wu-Hartwell and her three sons.

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Jennifer Hudson dressed up her little man for the fourth annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.

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Vanessa Williams and her beautiful daughters Jilliand and Melanie.

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The First Lady and her daughters Malia and Sasha take a walk outside of the White House.

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Jada goes to great lengths to help her superstar kids Willow and Jaden succeed in the entertainment business.

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Tina Knowles has raised two daughters with successful careers. We think a book should be in order.

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Hollywood boho chick Nicole Richie and her son Sparrow.

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LaLa Vazquez stays fly as she carries son Kiyan.

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Daughter Bobbi Kristina is the light of Whitney Houston’s life.

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Alfre Woodard passed on her stunning looks to daughter Mavis Spencer.

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Milian says her one-year-old daughter Violet’s, “got a lot of personality.”

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For the most part, when you see Halle Berry out and about in Los Angeles, you also see her adorable 23-month-old Nahla Aubry by her side.

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Tichina and her daughter Alijah can also love their mommy-and-me shopping excursions.

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Alicia Keys spends quality time with her hubby Swizz Beatz’ two sons Prince Nasir and Kassem Dean Jr while baby Egypt Daoud stays home.

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Sandra Bullock keeps her precious bundle of joy, Louie Bardo, close.

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Tichina and Alijah stay fabulous.

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Jennifer Hudson’s been spotted out and about with her son David Otunga Jr. quite a lot lately and he’s growing into quite the little man. They grow up so fast, don’t they?

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Veronica Webb is one of the fashion industry’s most stylish moms. She’s definitely passing on her forward fashion thinking to her daughters Leila Rose and Molly Blue Robb.

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Angela Bassett says her 4-1/2-year-old twins Bronwyn Golden and Slater Josiah bring her and her husband Courtney B. Vance much fulfillment.

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Kelis and her son Knight have some fun with characters from ‘Yo Gabba Gabba’

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Wendy Williams loves talking about her son Kevin, Jr. on her hit Daytime talk show.

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Campbell and her handsome son Ezekial.

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Angela’s daughter Brownyn loves hanging with mom.

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Halle and Nahla enjoy lots of play time on the beach.

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Kim Porter takes her son Christian Casey Combs and twin girls D’Lila Star and Jessie James along whenever she jet sets off to a new location.

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Christina and Violet dress in bright colors.

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Can you believe Stacey Dash’s son Austin is 20? We’re sure he and his little sister Lola got their mom’s incredible genes.

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Kimora balances her life in the fab lane and her role as mother-of-three by keeping things fun.

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On Martha’s Vineyard with her daughter Sasha.

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Like Kimora, Heidi Klum is a fun-loving mom to her and Seal’s four kids.

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Proud mom, Vanessa A. Williams, stands with her sons John, Jr. and William.

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Wherever Kimora is, you can be assured that her fashionistas-in-training Ming and Aoki are not far behind.

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Nahla loves to inspect her mother’s face. We bet she find a lot of love there.

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Last summer Nia Long took her son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II to Hawaii for some chilled out family time.

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Wherever Kimora is, you can be assured that her fashionistas-in-training Ming and Aoki are not far behind.

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Well, we know who Beyonce gets her style and looks from.

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Sandra’s son Louis is still in his curious stage. He loves to investigate his mom’s things.

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Paula Patton is getting used to her new life-long role as mommy to her and Robin Thicke’s son Julian Fuego.

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Baby Kenzo is most content in his mom’s arms.

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Jax and Jaid seem quite content wrapped up in mom’s loving arms.

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Michelle Obama prides herself in being the “First Mother.”

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Jennifer Hudson’s son David Otunga, Jr. is simply pleased to hang with super fly mom.

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Tisha hangs with her boys Xen and Ezekiel.

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Christina Milian got right back into her skinny jeans and high heels after giving birth to her adorable daughter Violet Nash.

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Keisha Whitaker’s daughters Sonnet and True are always red-carpet-ready just like their mom.

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Garcelle Beauvais takes her twins Jax and Jaid to the Los Angeles Zoo to see lions and tigers and bears.

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Halle prepares a snack of goldfish for Nahla.

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Madonna spends some quality time with her son David. Both mom and son are rocking some cool hats.

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Solange Knowles’ son Daniel Julez Smith, Jr. is her spitting image.

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Even on Halloween Kimora and her two sidekicks stay fierce.

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Christina dressed her daughter violet in the color of her namesake from head-to-toe.

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Kimora, Aoki and Ming stay fashionable in black and white.

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Monica and her boys Rodney and Romelo have a blast at Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

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Isn’t it cute when mom and daughter dress alike, like Halle and Nahla?

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Willow likes to accompany her mom to high-profile events around the world.

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With her daughter Krishna Thea Lakshmi strapped to her Padma Lakshmi looks like a real city mom.

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Kenzo relaxes and eats some fruit off of his mom Kimora Lee Simmons’ plate.

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ESSENCE May cover girl Wendy takes her son Kevin, Jr. out for a spin.

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Holly shares an embrace with her son Rodney, Jr.

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LaLa has a ball with son Kiyan Anthony on the merry-go-round.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith is raising one major fashionista in Willow.

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There’s no stroller required for Kenzo. He’s always got a place in mommy’s arms.

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Christina and Violet enjoy a fun photo shoot and day at the park.

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Just look at those cheeks! Violet got her mom’s baby face.

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Jada and Willow take Paris by storm.

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Iman holds her daughter Alexandria Zahra Jones’ hand as they stroll through Manhattan.

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Garcelle and her boys Jax and Jaid are styling at a Gucci family event.

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Jada know the importance of individuality and letting your kids be themselves.

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Mrs. Obama bonds with her oldest daughter, Malia.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith and Willow sport their red booties together.