LeBron James is an NBA champion, and his family couldn’t be happier. The Miami ‘Heat’ star delivered several shots that led his team to victory over the Oklahoma City ‘Thunder’ on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Fiancee Savannah Brinson along with the couple’s sons, LeBron Jr.,7, and Bryce,5, were there to cheer as James dunked his way to victory. LeBron and Savannah are set to wed next Summer. The couple became engaged in December 2011 after several years of courtship.
Dwyane Wade and his sons Zaire,10, and Zion,5, celebrate after the Miami ‘Heat’ triumphs over the Oklahoma City ‘Thunder.’ The championship comes after several years of hard work and diligence.
President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama have strict rules when it comes to technology. The couple hold firm to their “no television on school nights” rule, and remain true to the “computer use is for academic advancement” regulation. Although the Obamas do not believe that a child’s world should revolve around electronics, they did opt to give Malia,13, a cell phone when she was 12 years old.
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Intended for emergencies only, the cell phone came with several ordinances including no mobile use during the week and no Facebook access until 17. Malia’s phone is also monitored by the Secret Service, and she didn’t gain access to it until after hearing Michelle’s lecture on safety.
As Mrs Obama explains on ABC’s Live with Kelly: “A cellphone is a lot of responsibility. As I told Malia, ‘your friends can now contact you without me knowing…. I don’t know if you have fools for friends or whether they’re nutty. That means you have to have a heightened level of responsibility when it comes to this stuff.'”
While some parents talk with their children about the dangers of Internet use, few discuss the perils that come with having a cell phone. Do you think that such precaution is necessary? Should parents talk with kids about potential dangers surrounding cell phone use? And, how young is too young to own a mobile device?
Shayne Murphy,17, daughter of comedian Eddie Murphy, was spotted at a nail salon in Beverly Hills, California on June 20, 2012. The teenager, along with a friend, got a mani/pedi.
Grant Hill is an NBA player for the Phoenix ‘Suns,’ who uses what he learns on the court at home. “You pick up on those things and you see those things not only apply in sports, but in life,” Grant says. “Hard work equals success and that’s something that I’ve learned from both my parents, but it was one of the many things that I learned from my dad.”
Country music star Darius Rucker poses with his children (L-R) Dani, Jack, and Cary with ‘Agent P’ from the Disney Channel series ‘Phineas & Ferb’ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on June 20, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Singer Ciara and Kiyan Anthony,5, went shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California on June 20, 2012. During their outing, the duo stopped by a toy stand and stocked up on some backpacks and other items.
Selah Marley,13, daughter of Rohan Marley and Lauryn Hill, graduated from middle school on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. She will now embark on the next segment of life called high school.
There is one thing very clear about Usher’s sons, Usher V and Navyid, and that’s that they didn’t only get their good looks from their father. They also got his impeccable sense of style. Pay close attention as they show us how to rock the suspender look.
Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee-Simmons and daughters Aoki,9, and Ming,12, pose with Shimon Peres, the president of Israel. Russell is visiting the country to assist with peace talks between Jews and Muslims in the region.
Jada Pinkett-Smith has joined forces with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to stop human trafficking. The ‘Madagascar 3’ actress, along with her husband Will Smith, attended a State Department ceremony that released the 2012 Trafficking in Person Report on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
Toni Braxton will be starring in a Lifetime movie that features her son Diezel,9, as himself. Toni tweeted, “I will be filming for a new movie for Lifetime and Diezel will be in it as well, playing the role of my son. That’s all I can say for now.”
Braxton recently encouraged everyone to wear blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day by saying, “It’s spring, blue goes great with everything!” The singer has worked tireless to spread awareness about the disability since Diezel was deemed autistic in 2006.
Braxton is the proud mother of two sons.
Actress Connie Britton and son Eyob were spotted arriving at LAX in Los Angeles, California on June 19th, 2012.
A judge has ordered actress Halle Berry to pay nearly a quarter of a million dollars a year in child support.