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This year reality star LaLa Vazquez stayed glowing whenever she was photographed with her little cutie, Kiyan, 4.
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Jennifer Hudson is as talented as she is gorgeous and clearly, her little man David is going to be the same.
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Solange always steps out looking fabulous and fun – even while in mommy mode.
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While twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott stole the spotlight this year, their mom Mariah is still our favorite diva.
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Egypt Daoud Dean is one lucky fella. His mother Alicia is one of the most talented and beautiful moms around.
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Jada is at her best when she shares the spotlight with her daughter, Willow.
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Mel B was beaming all year long, and now she’s a new mom to baby Madison, born in September.
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Tia and hubby Cori Hardrict welcomed their beautiful baby Cree Taylor Hardrict this summer! And momma never lost that glow!
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The beautiful Nia Long gave birth to her and Ime Udoka’s son this year, and she was always spotted looking fresh and happy!
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Kenzo Hounsou has one of the fiercest moms around. This year, Kimora Lee Simmons kept us inspired with her dedication to her children.
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We loved the fashion stylings of June Ambrose and her mini-me, Summer in 2011. They are inseparable!
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Monica’s number one priorities, her sons Rocko and Romelo (pictured), kept her glowing all year long.
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Proud mom Niecy Nash was constantly tweeting about her three children. We’re sure they love having the beautiful actress for a mom.
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Christina Milian always shows up and shows out with her beautiful daughter Violet.
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Holly and her four gorgeous kids always light up the red carpet.
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This gorgeous mommy is always shining when she’s talking about her baby boy Jett Hamilton Roberts.
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Laila holds her bundle of joy, daughter Sydney J. Conway, born on April 4th, 2011.
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Ms. Hill gave birth to her sixth child this year, and even when she tried to conceal her growing belly, we recognized the pregnancy glow!
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Kimora Lee Simmons and her adorable son Kenzo are absolutely adorable!
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