Cutest Celebrity Family Summer Moments

Summer is finally here, which means more time in the sun (hello beach!), BBQ's and relaxing with our families. Likewise, our favorite celebrity families have been taking it outdoors, celebrating graduations, birthdays, trips to water parks and the zoo. Here's a look at how our favorite celebrity broods are spending their summer.

ESSENCE.COM Jun, 28, 2013

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Monica takes her son Romelo horseback riding, a present from her cousin, rapper Ludacris.

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Angela Bassett and her kids, Slater and Bronwyn, enjoy their time at Villa La Estancia's pool and beachfront in Mexico.

3 of 15 Anthony Hamilton/ Instagram

Anthony Hamilton celebrates his son Romero's graduation. "Seeing my son graduate from college. I'm a blessed man!" he wrote.

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During his summer off, doting dad Chris Paul only has eyes for his adorable children, Christopher, 4, and Camryn, 1.

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Alicia Keys and Beatz's little guy Egypt is spending the summer on the road with his famous mom on her "Set the World on Fire" tour.

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Me B. and her daughters Angel Iris and Madison take in the sights and sounds of Disneyland.

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Eric Benet kicked off the summer by attending his niece's graduation. "My beautiful family at Grace's graduation!" he wrote.

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Ne-Yo and his family are having a ton of fun this summer.

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Sisters Nicole and Sofia Richie share an adorable summer moment.

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Niecy Nash and her family kicked off the summer celebrating her daughter Donielle's graduation.

11 of 15 Tameka "Tiny" Cottle/ Instagram

T.I. and Tiny never miss a chance to go on a family outing. Here their six children pose for a family portrait before a trip.

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Tia Mowry and son Cree take a ride down an inflatable slide during a family outing.

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Halle Berry and daughter Nahla were spotted spending some quality time with friends at Disneyland.

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Garcelle Beauvais and her sons visit the Empire State Building in New York City.

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The mogul is spending his summer tending to his three princesses needs, like tea time.