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MOST VALUABLE DAD
Daddy, I almost got one! After his team defeated the Indianapolis Colts on Feb. 7, New Orleans Saints quarterback (and Super Bowl MVP) Drew Brees gave 13-month-old son Baylen a lift so the cute tot could snatch one of the celebratory confetti.
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While draped in the American flag, 11-month-old Hadley gets a smooch from
her dad, Olympic speed racer Chad Hedrick, after he nabbed the bronze medal in the
Men's 1000m race Feb. 18 in Vancouver.
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She's only 2, but already Harlow knows her way around a studio with dad Joel Madden! The little girl joined some of music's biggest stars Feb. 1 as they re-recorded "We Are the World" to benefit Haiti. Making the field trip even more special: Mom Nicole Richie had witnessed the original event 25 years ago, when her dad Lionel co-wrote and recorded the song with Michael Jackson and pals. Talk about déjàvu!
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While filming new episodes of FlashForward in L.A. on Jan. 11, John Cho had a quick on set visit with son Kage, 1½, and wife Kerri Higuchi. The hit show returns to ABC on March 18.
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A DASH OF SWEET
Liev Schreiber enjoyed a mini-break from filming the thriller Salt, thanks to son Alexander (nicknamed Sasha), then 19 months, who visited Dad on the Manhattan set of the movie on March 14.
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Kingston, 2 ½ – sporting blue lips, courtesy a colored lollipop – proved he's ready to rock just like dad Gavin Rossdale, joining his pop on March 25 at the Donate Life Concert Series in L.A.
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While in Vancouver, B.C., to reprise his role as Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight film series, Peter Facinelli gave daughter Lola, 6½, a piggyback ride on Aug. 19 during a visit from wife Jennie Garth and his two other girls, Fiona, 2½, and Luca, 12.
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Welcome to the Upper East Side, Helena! Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford introduced her 11-week-old daughter to the fabulous lives of Manhattan's elite on Aug. 25 with a visit to the New York set of her hit TV show.
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HELLO, HELLO, BIRDIE!
The cougar has a kitten! While working on her new show Cougar Town, Busy Phillips cuddled up with her on-set visitor – 13-month-old daughter Birdie – on Sept. 9.
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MINI GRAND SLAM
Talk about a lucky charm! Kim Clijsters, who beat Caroline Wozniaki to win the women's singles trophy at the U.S. Open on Sept. 13, shared the moment with her look-alike daughter, Jada Ellie, then 18 months.
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To cap off her Baby Phat fashion show in New York on Sept. 15, new mom Kimora Lee Simmons walked the runway with her mini-model daughters Ming, then 9½, and Aoki, 7, while toting 3½-month-old son Kenzo in her arms.
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IT'S A WRAP
Tom Cruise hung out with his two favorite girls – wife Katie and daughter Suri, 3 – on Oct. 8 during a break in filming on the set of his upcoming movie Knight amp Day in Boston.
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