Vanessa Simmons Is All Grown Up and a Mom: See Her Sweetest Mommy Moments

Vanessa Simmons grew up on our screens. Now 32, the former reality star and designer is a mom to 2-year-old Ava Marie Jean Wayans whom she had with Mike Wayans, son of actor Damon Wayans. See Vanessa's sweetest mommy moments.

Yolanda Sangweni Apr, 16, 2016

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Baby girl Ava Marie Jean Wayans was born January 4, 2014. Months before her birth, Vanessa and Mike hosted a star-studded baby shower.

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"Little girl clothes are amazing and I'm the girliest girl ever!" Vanessa told ESSENCE.

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Vanessa admits to have a little shopping addiction when it comes to dressing her little cutie. "I come back home and I’m supposed to go out to get dish detergent and Mike [Wayans] is like, you went shopping for the baby again? I can’t help it! It’s a girl!" she said.

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A sweet moment with Ava Marie.

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"My child has definitely allowed me to grow more," said Vanessa. "She [teaches me] something new every day."

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Baby Ava hangs out with daddy, Mike Wayans.

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Picture perfect mommy-daughter duo.

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We need that T-shirt!

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It's all love.

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She's a ray of sunshine.

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"She is a little miracle in my life and she’s come along and helped me restore faith in myself and confidence in myself," said of Ava Marie.

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What a little fashionista.

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Awww, Ava.

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"I didn’t expect for [Ava] to come along and teach me things, but she did," said Vanessa.

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The former reality star is preaching to the choir when she describes motherhood as "a huge balancing act." Keep giving us #Momgoals, Vanessa!