Kingston Rossdale: Rockin' at 3!

Happy Birthday! Take a look back at Gwen and Gavin's little rock star's transformation from tiny tot to super-cool kid. By Kate Hogan

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HAIR-RAISING

HAIR-RAISING
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The birthday boy (who turns 3 on May 26) gets a cool new cut! Kingston James McGregor debuted a blond side-swept mohawk while out with mom Gwen Stefani on May 17. Though readers were split on the new look, we think rock star dad Gavin Rossdale would approve.

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SURF'S UP

SURF'S UP
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Gavin and Kingston soak up the ocean air on an April 7 trip to Long Beach, Calif. The two will be spending a lot more time together in the months to come: Kingston is accompanying Dad on his summer tour.

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LIP SERVICE

LIP SERVICE
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Check out my blue mouth! A lollipop-eating Kingston shoots Gavin a colorful grin as he watches him perform across the stage on Mar. 25 in Los Angeles. Perhaps it'll be Kingston up on stage one day – or he might just become "a Svengali manager," as Gavin predicts!

04 of 13

BROTHERLY LOVE

BROTHERLY LOVE
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Big brother Kingston shows little now-9-month-old bro Zuma Nesta Rock how to take turns with toys during a park playdate on March 1 in Beverly Hills. While the two can share now, Gavin jokes, "The first couple of weeks ... we had to keep an eye on [Kingston]."

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OPEN ARMS

OPEN ARMS
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Kingston jumps for joy as Gwen blows up balloons for her little one and his pals on Feb. 28. The No Doubt singer is known to dress Kingston in stylish threads, but what does she really love to see him wearing? Diapers! "I think that's when [my boys] look their best," says the proud mom.

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ACROSS THE POND

CHEERY-O!
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Whatcha laughing at? Gavin and Kingston – enjoying a sweet treat – find something funny during an outing in Dad's native London on Feb. 16. The musician is sure his son will follow in his famous footsteps someday, as he claims Kingston's already a "punk rocker in the making."

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BEACH BOY

BEACH BOY
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Catch him if you can! A gleeful Kingston tries to outrun Gavin while romping along the Malibu shores on Feb. 1. While he may look innocent behind that sweet smile, Gwen revealed that Gavin's nickname for their little one is actually Sid Vicious – some days!

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DOWNWARD SLOPE

SKI BUNNY
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Learning to ski before the age of 3? Check! Kingston gets some guidance from Mom on the slopes of Deer Valley, Utah, on Dec. 7. While he may not have made it off the bunny hill, he sure did look cute trying!

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PRECIOUS MOMENT

PRECIOUS MOMENT
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Are they a future celebrity couple? Kingston holds tight to pal Ruby Sweetheart Maguire – daughter of Spider-Man star Tobey – during a playdate at L.A.'s Coldwater Canyon Park on Oct. 28.

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ANGEL EYES

ANGEL EYES
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What a smile! A happy Kingston leaves a Los Angeles eatery with his parents on Sept. 27. The couple was sure to pay special attention to their oldest child after baby Zuma was born – as Gavin told Bonnie Hunt there was a definite "transitional period" when Kingston became a big brother!

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CALL OF THE WILD

CALL OF THE WILD
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Roar! Gwen and Gavin attempt to corral their little tiger at a concert on Sept. 21. While dad played the guitar, Gwen and Kingston clapped along to the tunes. The little guy is definitely a mama's boy. In fact, Gavin has shared there are "moments that [Kingston's] bugged out that someone is in his spot with his mom."

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GUYS ONLY

GUYS ONLY
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It's a day out with Dad! Kingston and Gavin enjoy some alone time on a trip to a Hollywood park on Aug. 17. Gavin told PEOPLE that with Gwen busy tending to newborn Zuma, he and Kingston enjoyed a lot of special moments together.

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AT HER SERVICE

HANDS ON
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Mama's little helper! During a visit to a London park on June 30, sweet Kingston gives a very pregnant Gwen some TLC, rubbing her shoulders while relaxing in the sun.

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