Congratulations were in order for many of our favorite celebrity moms (and dads) this year. Kelly Rowland, Zoe Saldana, Lil Kim and Ciara became first-time moms, while Alicia Keys announcing she was expecting again. And we can’t forget our celebrity dads—Jesse Williams, Idris Elba and Lance Gross also welcomed new bundles of joy. Here’s a look back at aww-worthy moments in celebrity parenting in 2014.
Kelly Rowland (pictured with BFF Lala Anthony) and husband Tim Weatherspoon welcomed baby boy Titan Jewell Weatherspoon on November 4, 2014.
Lil Kim welcomed her first child, daughter Royal Reign, on June 9.
Lil’ Kim and her baby girl wore matching bumble bee costumes for Royal Reign’s first Halloween
The Single Ladies star revealed she was expecting her first child with husband Anthony Mandler in August. Vasi used a series of photos to announce the news.
Vasi and Mandler announced their child’s gender during their baby shower in early December. It’s a girl!
Alicia Keys released the news of her second pregnancy via Instagram. She and hubby Swizz Beatz already have a son, 3-year-old Egypt, who will soon be a big brother.
Keys and her hubby recently celebrated their baby shower in New York City.
Lebron and wife Savannah welcomed their third child Zhuri on October 27, 2014.
“Zhuri finally let us out the house. Date night with the Queen,” James recently joked on Instagram.
Ciara and former fiance, rapper Future, welcomed their son Future Zahir Wilburn on May 19.
Baby Future is already a jetsetter.
Elba and girlfriend, makeup artist Naiyana Garth, welcomed their son, Winston, in April.
We’re certain it won’t be long before baby Winston is on the one’s and two’s like his daddy.
Gross and fiancé Rebecca Jefferson welcomed their first child, daughter Berkely Brynn Gross, on November 20, 2014.
“With you I was born again but I have no problem dying for you. You’re Daddy’s Little Girl,” wrote Gross of his newborn baby girl.
Zoe Saldana and husband Marco Perego reportedly welcomed twin babies in early December.