Tia and Tamera Mowry: No Evil Twin Here!

03/05/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

Tia Mowry-Hardict Tamera Mowry-Housley Sons Essence
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From Sister, Sister to double dose of hot mama!

Appearing on the cover of Essence‘s April issue, Tamera Mowry-Housley and Tia Mowry-Hardict, 34, sizzle in brightly colored sheaths while showing off their sons in the magazine’s inside spread.

“I feel sexier now, as a mother, than I ever have in my life,” Mowry-Hardict, mom to 20-month-old son Cree Taylor, says. “I’m more in tune with my body. I don’t take any crap anymore either.”

Her twin sister, who recently welcomed her first childAden John Tanner, now 3 months — continues to count her blessings since plunging into parenthood.

“I’ve always wanted to be a mother. I’m a nurturer, a girly girl,” Mowry-Housley says. “I know my priorities: God, family and work … When those things are in check, the work will flow.”

Putting their personal lives on display in Tia & Tamera, the pair promise their onscreen personalities are completely authentic.

“We didn’t want to do a reality show if we couldn’t be real — if I couldn’t be myself,” Mowry-Hardict explains. “There is no ‘evil twin syndrome,’ though we do have evil moments.”

Tia Mowry-Hardict Tamera Tamera Mowry-Housley Essence Cover
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— Anya Leon

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Anonymous on

Such beautiful young mothers….These two are awesome!

missguest on

Love Tia’s dress on magazine cover!

bevvie on

cute, cute, cute, cute.

Talkinangel on

love these girls! I can’t wait til the show starts up again! I love the short hair on Tia! LOOOOOVE it. The boys are cutie patuties!

Tajma on

Beautiful women and I love their personalities and they are so positive.

Jasmine on

I love Tia and Tamera…I have watched them since their tv show ”Sister Sister” first came out…my biggest dream is to meet them for once in life…their boys are so handsome…

Marge on

Beautiful young women and their families! Love their show!

Anonymous on


cuteface mary on

I wish I had a twin sister, love these ladies

Michelle on

I have watched these two grow up on television and they are the types of women other than myself that I want my little girls to look up to.

Angel on

Love u guys cute kids

teah on

Gorgeous ladies… Love them!

Patience Moremi on

Wow hot, sexy n gorgeous mommas thats all i’ve got…

Bentley on

Love them!!! πŸ™‚ They always look amazing… Such fun personalities..

Fefe on

That’s thee cutest pic ever ! You guys have to be the cutest fam bam ❀

Amma on

they have so much in common both last name with H sons last name with T….. looking sexi as always

desiree baloyi on

Wow, Tia and Tamera are truely beautiful. Sometimes I wish I had a twin sister. #i’ve got mad love for them and of coarse for their cute babies Cree and Aden

Terry on

I loooove u both wish i will meet you one day i come from Kenya and i follow u up daily!!!

Erin Courtney on

Love them!

Esther on

BEAUTIFUL LADIES!!! So happy for you two! And those babies are JUST TOO CUTE FOR WORDS!

jojo on

these are the two young ladies women should follow good christian girls, marriage and THEN babies, this is how it’s done!

Lisa T on

and we want to hear this why?

sharon on

Have always loved tia and tamera! Even tho I couldn’t tell them apart in Sister!Sister! I have now recently when I start watching there new show on style, love their personalities, they’re funny, fun loving, kind, I could go on all day, words can’t express how much I use to and STILL look up to these two beautiful women! πŸ™‚ And there two sons are so cute, they have been blessed to have such wonderful mothers!

Anonymous on

Love them!!!

@ JoJo hmm I wonder if they waited on the premarital sex part *wink wink*

Jazmyn on

I love these two !!

sasa on

Lol you two lovely Mommas crack me up, yall in a wondeful conversation, then boom in a second in a argument. You remind me of my lil sisters (identical twins) just turned 21, they so much like yall and I love them to bits, keep up the good work dolls, got mad love 4 yall and poor Jerome(punki nunkiiiiii..#inTia’svioce) lol

Lynn on

Love those green shoes Tia is wearing in the first picture.

michelle on

Tamera look so beautiful, love her with her curves:)

Anna on

Love these girls, the babies r so cute

Corie Rodriguez on

Love this girls and so much talent and they are so good young lady’s ,the real thing an something to be prow of ,they had a show as teen they went to college ,they married to terrific mans and now they are man ,and so modest and down to earth Love you girls and you can do anything Tia and Tamera God Bless.

Irene on

Loved them two since i was young…..the boys are toooooo handsome

#1 Tasha on

Gorgeous mamas & beautiful babies! I love the little sneakers on the babies

Mel on

They seem like such wonderful women. I’ve watched them since I was a teenager. It’s great to see such amazing role models these days. Two lucky little boys πŸ™‚

Angela pines on

My grandson Azavier and I watch this show every week together we love it he is 7years old and he loves being with family he understands the family unit .God bless ladies

Anonymous on

I love the first picture! They still look like they’re very close. Tamera is glowing and Aden is just gorgeous.

chey on

Hey Tia & Tamera, congratulations on both boys. you guys are going to be wonderful mothers to your little boys. I loved your shows. I have always looked up to you guys! You guys have always been my rolemodel for so many many years! I am very very proud of you guys! Love ya always your biggest fan, family, & friend chey s & family.

chey on

Jojo i really have no words for u. I am a Christian. I married & have a 10 months old girl,but people think I am weird because I consider my puppy my kid too, & she is 3 yrs old. She is a very good pup & loves to protect her family & friends. I know some people that are out there not married & having children & most of them our related to me. I have learned from god not to judge those who r still learning their lessons. just because they r not married that they cant have children. It is up to them & their partner & god will let them knw when they r ready to be parents. 14, 16, 15, 18 yrs old & still teens thats a different story. Im not gonna go through that book. Love you tia and tamera cute,handsome young boys. Tia & Tamera no matter how old they are if they are married or not they are more grown up from most people I knw. Love ya got to go now.

e97 on

These two are so pleasant and genuine.

Anonymous on

What really impresses me about these ladies is that they started acting as kids…yet grew up into seemingly well-rounded, healthy, decent women rather than self-destructing like so many child stars seem to do!

In anycase, the boys are adorable! And I hope Tia doesn’t cut Cree’s beautiful curls anytime soon!

Anonymous on

Love their reality show…funny, sexy and down to earth!

sat on

amazing photos! go girls!!

Lee on

Tia & Tamera looks great! Wow ladies i admire you! Great stuff!

Esther on

People magazine, may I suggest that like Essence mag did, that you also put Tia and Tamera on a cover for a refreshing change? JUST THINK ABOUT IT. People magazine needs some new faces. How about featuring them in May for Mother’s day as beautiful, modern, loving moms who inspire other moms in so many ways ( instead of featuring those Teen moms who do the opposite). Just a suggestion, you know!

Sarah on

Couldn’t agree more, Esther. Great suggestion. Love, Tia and Tamera. You both look gorgeous!

chesney adonis on

You guys are so pretty and your adorable sonsβ™‘β™₯β™‘β™‘β™‘β™₯.luv u and always stay the good rolemodels u are!!!β™‘β™₯β™‘β™₯β™‘β™₯

Anonymous on

Love the show and love all of them is a terrific family,we do not see this type of young women’s any more in a TV show we need more good role models like them Well done Girls ,

pretty ms.swager on

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww lol so cute

Marsha on

Love these girl when is the show coming back on?

Nneka on

These two women are a welcome departure from what we know of celebrities and their lifestyle. This is such a welcome relief for me personally, to know that its still possible to exemplify good values, and to be funny and sexy and wholesome too. Wishing them the very best in love and life. God bless.

mpho on

May God BLESS you and your families with long life. Lov u both and those innocent young boys

sarah. on

Beautiful Tia and Tamera I love your show and follow each and every step ,you are so real and amazing twins.Cute little boys and great mommies.God bless.Jhb.

dejawillis on

you have a pretty baby and i like look at your tv show and tia your baby get so big tamera and your baby is so little and love mixed baby…….

cierra on


Kylie on

You go tia and you Tamara your kid are so cute they look just like you