Hoda Kotb Returns to the Today Show After Maternity Leave: It Feels ‘Like Christmas Morning’
Nevertheless, it was not only her co-hosts who voiced their enthusiasm at getting Kotb back TV. Quite a few celebrities delivered her their well wishes via movie, such as Julia Roberts, Thomas Rhett, Meghan Trainor, Carrie Underwood as well as the quarterback of the beloved New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees.
1 extra-special message was from Jenna Bush Hager, Kotb’s brand new 10 o’clock hour who’s still on her pregnancy leave following the Aug. two arrival of her third child, son Henry”Hal” Harold.
I am so glad you have this summer along with your babes and your loved ones,” Bush Hager, 37, addressed her buddy. (Kotb’s second girl Hope Catherine came in April, linking 21/2-year old major sister Haley Joy.)
“But now you are back to another family and you’re , so overlooked.
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In a single candy section, Kotb opened up on her new life in the home with just two small ones, confessing that before Hope, she believed she”was topped out” with Haley — that”is beyond a dream, a wish, a hope, a prayer”
“And when presumed everything was on the maximum, Hope pops , and you see your heart’s capacity to expand,” she explained on the series. “And today, I can’t envision my life without both of these two small girls.”
Kotb proceeded to remember a few of her favourite moments from over the summer, from seeing her brothers struck different landmarks (e.g., Haley moving from words to”full paragraphs,” Hope rolling ) to simple actions like shooting them into the park to get musical play dates with different children.
“We miss a great deal of our own lives. Most of us do. We operate… lots of people are pulling us. However, for this small little window, I have not to overlook anything,” Kotb additional mentally.