Hoda Kotb Gave Daughter Haley, 3, a 'Secret Signal' During Thanksgiving Parade — See Her Cute Reaction!

Hoda Kotb found a covert way to send her daughter a sweet message during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade broadcast.

While co-hosting the 94th annual holiday parade coverage on NBC with Savannah Guthrie on Thursday, the Today personality, 56, briefly tugged on her ear at one point — a "secret signal" she later revealed was intended for her 3½-year-old daughter, Haley Joy. Kotb also shares daughter Hope Catherine, 18 months, with fiancé Joel Schiffman.

"Told Haley I would give her a secret signal from parade to say i love you! tug on my ear a la @carolburnett," the mom wrote on Instagram, adding that "Hopey slept thru parade! Naptime!"

Kotb shared a video that was captured of Haley reacting to the moment on TV, the little girl adorably giggling at her mom's signal as Schiffman gave her a kiss on the cheek.

Guthrie, 48, posted her own Thanksgiving tribute to her kids, daughter Vale, 6, and son Charles "Charley" Max, 4, writing on Instagram alongside a gallery of photos: "Thankful."

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Last month, Kotb shared photos of her family in their Sesame Street Halloween costumes, with Kotb in a red Elmo shirt and matching headband, her mother Sameha and Hope in Cookie Monster–themed getups, Schiffman as Big Bird and Haley as Abby Cadabby, complete with a multi-colored tulle skirt and puff-ball headpiece.

The TV journalist and her adorable brood met up with other "characters" during their adventure, carrying balloons featuring familiar faces from the show and wearing face masks as they posed for a group photo.

"Sunnnnnyyyy days sweepin' the clouds awayyyyy! Happy Halloween," Kotb captioned the photo, quoting the show's iconic theme song.

Last month, Kotb confirmed that she had completed paperwork to kickstart the adoption process for a third child after welcoming both of her daughters via adoption. The This Just Speaks to Me author opened up to PEOPLE about adopting again, sharing that her mindset is that "you just wait and see if it's meant to be for you."

"I feel like families come in so many different shapes and sizes and as long as there's lots of love, I think they'll endure. I'm just going to wait and see on that one," she said in October.

Haley is in preschool now, and when Kotb drops her off and picks her up from the socially distanced classroom sessions, she can't help but rave about parenthood with the other moms, she said.

"One of my favorite things is standing six feet apart from the moms at the place, waiting for her to come out. And literally, she sprints out the door … and I scoop her up. It's the best," said Kotb. "When they go in, I'm watching her face. When I see her pointing to her friend saying, 'That's my mom out there,' it makes me want to weep."

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Bachelor in Paradise's Krystal Nielson Reveals Sex of Her Baby on the Way: 'The Wait Is Over'

Krystal Nielson is having a girl!

The Bachelor in Paradise alum, 33, revealed on Wednesday she is expecting a daughter with boyfriend Miles Bowles.

"I've been thinking it's a girl this whole pregnancy up until two weeks ago. And then I'm like, 'Oh my gosh, I think it's a boy,' " the star said in a video of her sex reveal. "So I'm very mixed — very emotional."

After being showered with a cloud of pink confetti, Bowles says he was "definitely surprised" by the baby news.

"I just can't wait to meet her," the mom-to-be adds.

Nielson first announced her pregnancy earlier this month with an emotional video shared on YouTube, which showed the moment the fitness coach learned the exciting news, as well as the parents-to-be taking maternity photos on the beach. In the footage, Nielson shared that her baby is due in April 2021.

"I'm feeling so anxious and excited and nervous and whoa, all of it. I'm just honestly ready. So ready," she said in the clip, adding later in a voiceover, "I can't wait to fill my heart with so much love in creating little pieces of me into this world and teaching them about love and teaching them the love I never had."

On a recent episode of the Almost Famous podcast, Nielson said she found out she was pregnant in August — just four months after she had started dating Bowles, whom she met through his mother Katie.

"I was ready to start a family in the near future, and I needed to make sure he was really in alignment with that in order for us to really move forward. So we had that conversation really early" she said.

Nonetheless, "Miles was speechless," when she told him she was expecting, according to the fitness coach.

"I think we both were, because we were just like, 'Whoa.' But ultimately, we just felt really blessed that this was a gift for us to come together," she said. "It was something that we had been asking for, I had been praying about. I knew that this was my year to start a family, and sometimes things happen a little sooner than you expect, but like, there's a bigger plan for us."

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The former reality star added that the pregnancy has given her a renewed sense of motivation.

"I've never felt such a passion and a purpose to show up day-to-day. It's really beautiful," she said.

"It's wild," Nielson added, calling pregnancy a "sacred" experience. "I feel so blessed to have Miles as a partner, for our families to be so excited, so supportive, and we just couldn't be more excited."

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Tori Roloff Praises 'Resilient' Daughter Lilah on Her First Birthday: 'You Are Such a Gift'

Happy first birthday, Lilah Ray!

Zach and Tori Roloff celebrated their younger child turning 1 on Thursday, when her proud mama made multiple Instagram posts to mark the occasion.

"Happy birthday sweet Lilah Bean!" Tori, 29, captioned a photo gallery from Lilah's party, leading with a snapshot of the family of four that also includes the couple's son Jackson Kyle, 3½. "We love you and your curiosity so much. I love that you know what you want and what you don't want — this is going to serve you well in this world."

"I love that you're a mamas girl," the Little People, Big World star continued. "It can be exhausting at times but the fact that I can make you happy is the best feeling in the world. I love how you look at your dad and your brother with so much love. I love that you're resilient and you're getting good at going with the flow."

"You are such a light in our world Lilah. You are such a gift. I thank God every single day that He chose me to be your mom. I can't wait to spend as many birthdays as I can with you!" Tori finished.

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Alongside another slideshow featuring Lilah's "last day" taking photos alongside a blanket counting down the first 12 months of her life, Tori reflected on the quickness of time: "I can not believe we have gotten to spend an entire year with this sweet girl!! She has fit in so perfectly with our family!"

The mother of two also shared some of her baby girl's latest milestones, like assisted standing and the fact that she's currently working on a third tooth and has gotten glasses.

"She's not a huge fan of cake but donuts may be this girls thing. 🍩," Tori continued. "Sweet girl is moving all over and gates have officially been put up everywhere in the Roloff house. 🧗🏻‍♀️"

"She is still obsessed as ever with her big brother! ❤️," she added, concluding, "We love you so much Lilah girl!! Happy birthday!! 💗"

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Lilah — who, like her big brother Jackson, has dwarfism — had a health scare earlier this year, which was chronicled on her parents' TLC show. In an episode that aired last month, Tori and Zach, 30, revealed that Lilah had previously been diagnosed with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) after a hydrocephalus scare.

Their baby girl tested positive for influenza and RSV, which was a relief to her mom, as she didn't have hydrocephalus. But that relief only went so far, as Zach "almost died from RSV" when he was a baby, and the couple was told by Lilah's doctor to make sure they monitor her condition.

The following week, Tori opened up about the "guilt" she was feeling for her children, "especially" her daughter. "We've had some pretty rough stuff hit our house the last two months and I struggle with having to attend doctors or medical appointments alone [amid the coronavirus pandemic]," she wrote on Instagram. "Without my teammate by my side. I struggle sharing my life when sometimes it doesn't feel authentic because our world is so upside down and backwards right now."

"Im sharing this only in hopes that someone reads it and doesn't feel alone. We're not alone. I get that," the reality star continued. "I thank the Lord every single day that my family is here and healthy. Maybe I'm sharing also to not feel alone. Some days can feel so clouded by what's truth and whats fear. My truth is God and because God is with me I will not be afraid. But I can still vent about it on Instagram right?"

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Cameron Diaz Opens Up About Cooking for Daughter Raddix, 11 Months: 'She's Had Garlic from Day One'

No picky eaters here!

Although Cameron Diaz's daughter Raddix still has a month to go before celebrating her first birthday, the youngster already has a very developed palette when it comes to food.

In a sneak peak at Monday's episode of The Rachael Ray Show, the actress and Avaline entrepreneur, 48, opens up about her love of cooking, which she's gotten plenty of time to experiment with amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

"The first four months, I cooked every single meal," she says. "And then we slowly started going, 'Well, maybe we'll order a lunch. Maybe we'll order a dinner.' But for the most part, I'm cooking all the meals."

"I love to cook. It's my love language," she adds. "I love to cook for my husband, I love to cook for my child now. Being able to make the food for her has been incredible."

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And when it comes to putting food on her daughter's plate, Diaz doesn't stick to traditional baby food.

"You can really strengthen her palette," Ray says of Diaz's decision to make Raddix's meals herself. "I hate it when people dumb down kids food."

"No no no no no. She's never had a puree. She never got anything pureed," Diaz replies. "She's had garlic from day one, you know?"

Diaz went on to reveal that in addition to garlic, her daughter is also a fan of bone broth and fresh herbs. "I put herbs in everything. Thyme and dill, sage, everything," the proud mama shares. "She just loves all of it."

Diaz, who married husband Benji Madden in 2015, recently opened up about becoming a first-time mom at 47.

"A lot of people do it the other way around … they get married [and] have a family in their youth," Diaz told Naomi Campbell in an October episode of the supermodel's No Filter YouTube series.

"I'm kind of doing it in the second half of my life," she said, before joking, "The only pressure for me now is I have to live to be, like, 107, you know? No pressure!"

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Vicki Gunvalson's Daughter Briana Welcomes Third Son with Husband Ryan Culberson: 'He's Perfect!'

Briana Culberson is a mom of three!

The 33-year-old daughter of The Real Housewives of Orange County alum Vicki Gunvalson welcomed her third child with husband Ryan Culberson, son Hank Ryan, on Tuesday morning, according to a birth announcement shared on Instagram.

"At 9:37 AM I cut a cord!" Ryan captioned a photo of the newborn. "Mom and son are doing amazing! I’m pumped!!!"

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On Thursday, Ryan revealed that the baby boy weighed 6 lbs., 5 oz. and measured 20 inches at the time of birth.

"He’s perfect! ❤️ Hank Ryan," the proud dad wrote alongside another picture of his son.

The couple's new addition joins their sons Owen, 6, and Troy, 8.

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Ryan announced the happy pregnancy news on Instagram back in April, sharing a photo of five safety pins, resembling their growing family.

Alongside two of the larger safety pins were small ones, representing Troy and Owen. Inside one of the bigger safety pins was a tiny one for the baby on the way.

"With all the bad news going on in the world hopefully this brings a smile to your face (even if it's behind a mask)," Ryan captioned the post, in reference to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

He also revealed the baby's due month, adding, "November can't come soon enough!"

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The couple revealed they were going to welcome a third son the following month, with Ryan sharing a video of what appeared to be a muzzleloader firing a puff of blue smoke into an empty field.

In another video, a small explosion could be seen from above a wooded area before blue smoke emerged.

"It's a ??? 💖 💙" Ryan teased in the caption, before posting three blue heart emojis in the comments section.

Gunvalson, 58, raved about her daughter's growing family, commenting, "Congratulations Culberson's!!!" Replied Ryan to his mother-in-law, "Thank you!"

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Lindsay Arnold 'Feeling Incredibly Grateful' for Her Body 11 Days After Giving Birth to Daughter

Lindsay Arnold is giving an update on how she’s doing 11 days after welcoming her daughter, Sage Jill.

The Dancing with the Stars pro posted a mirror selfie on Instagram Friday alongside a lengthy caption sharing how thankful she is feeling for her body.

“11 days postpartum 💕 feeling incredibly grateful for this body that carried our sweet Sage and is now feeding her and taking care of her,” Arnold, 26, wrote. “I think it's easy to only feel grateful for our bodies when we feel we are at our tip top shape but I have truly never felt more proud of my body and it's tired/sore muscles, sore nipples 😂, and my new c section scar that will always remind me of the most special day of my life when we got to hold our little girl for the first time.”

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“Going to try and remember this feeling forever and focus more on loving my body because of what it does for me rather than how I look,” she concluded.

In addition to the touching post, the dance pro shared an adorable video of her newborn baby trying on a onesie on her Instagram Story. “Sage in her Moose onesie,” she wrote atop the clip, adding a series of heart-eyed emojis.

Arnold and her husband Samuel Lightner Cusick, who tied the knot in June 2015, welcomed baby Sage on Nov. 2.

"The most beautiful surprise on this very special day," Arnold wrote in the caption for a photo taken shortly after she delivered her daughter via C-section. She also revealed that her newborn's arrival was a week early.

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"Baby Girl and mama are healthy and well," she added in the caption. "More details to come but wanted to share this first pic of our little family 💕 #birth #mama #babygirl #csection #pregnancy #39weeks."

Two days later, Arnold revealed her daughter's name and noted that her middle name, Jill, is a nod to her late mother-in-law, who died in 2019.

"She entered this world on the same day that we lost Sams beautiful mother just one year ago and we couldn't help but see God's hand in this and know that Sage was handed down to us by her beautiful angel grandmother, Jennifer Jill Gillette Cusick," the dancer explained.

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Kelly Ripa's Daughter Lola Votes for the First Time: 'Chip off the Ol' Block,' Proud Mom Says

Lola Consuelos has voted in her first election, and mom Kelly Ripa couldn’t be prouder.

The Live with Kelly and Ryan host shared a series of photos of her family voting early for the upcoming presidential election, starting with one of daughter Lola.

In the photo, Lola stands in the rain, donning a mask and an “I voted” sticker. The next pictures in the slide shows Ripa’s son Michael holding up his sticker, Ripa and Lola posing for a selfie and a mirror shot of the TV personality posing with her “I voted” sticker on her phone case.

“Couple of chips off the ol’ block 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #iamavoter (Lola’s first election!) Michael and i voted a couple of days ago, but had to grab a pic of @theyoungestyung ♥️🤍💙 #vote2020 (check on early voting times by clinking the link in my bio),” Ripa, 50, captioned the Instagram post Friday evening.

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Ripa shares Lola, 19, and Michael, 23, as well as 17-year-old son Joaquin, with husband of 24 years Mark Consuelos.

In August, the couple opened up to PEOPLE about how they approach parenting. “As you get older and you learn more, that youngest kid hopefully benefits from a little bit more wisdom … and hopefully fewer nerves," Ripa said at the time.

About parenthood, the mom of three added, "I think I had definitive ideas about raising girls versus raising boys, even though I don’t really believe in gender stereotyping. My sons are just as sensitive as my daughter, and my daughter is as strong as my sons."


Consuelos, 49, shared he never thought he'd let Lola out of his sight. “As overprotective as I thought I would be when she was born and I was holding her in my arms, I’ve mellowed a bit," he says. "Because I’m really aware of what a good head on her shoulders she has.”

As for Lola, she said her dad taught her “to take everything day by day — not to dwell on the past but to focus on the future.”

“It really gives me hope — her generation really supports each other, the way she and her friends have each other’s backs,” Ripa added of her daughter. “For all the talk about women helping other women, I see it in her generation in a way I never have before.”

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Caterina Scorsone Opens Up About Raising a Child Who Has Down Syndrome: 'My Daughter Is Perfect'

Caterina Scorsone knows her girls are "perfect" just as they are.

The Grey's Anatomy actress, 39, details her tight-knit relationship with her three daughters for PEOPLE's cover story this week, including what she's learned since becoming mom to Eliza, 8, Pippa, who turns 4 next month, and Lucky, 10 months.

Scorsone reflects on raising Pippa, who was born with Down syndrome, saying her "difference lit a match in my life and in the life of my family."

"When my daughter Pippa was born, I was scared. I didn't know anything about trisomy 21, the name for the occurrence of a third copy of the 21st chromosome, better known as Down syndrome," she says. "… I didn't know anything. All I knew about Down syndrome was that people were afraid of it, so I figured I should be too."

The star explains how she quickly shifted her perspective, seeing any of Pippa's differences as beautiful individuality like anyone else's unique attributes. Scorsone says Pippa's arrival "cracked open a door in my life" — for the better.

"It suddenly became crystal clear," she says, adding, "There is no standard, objective, perfect human being. The metrics of perfection are arbitrary and imposed in the service of those who fit them. My daughter is perfect. Exactly the way she is."

"Pippa is perfect exactly as she is. So are you, and so am I. The only way we lose sight of that perfection is to look for it somewhere else," she says.

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Scorsone says her life has been infused with kindness ever since Pippa was born — and since she connected with other families with differently abled children.

"I didn't really know what family could feel like until I entered the disability community and met other families that loved and included a person with Down syndrome," she says. "These hilarious, real humans reached their arms around us when Pippa was born and pulled us into the most joyful, fierce hug we've ever experienced."

Remarking on what she now knows that she didn't prior to welcoming Pippa, Scorsone says "the birth of a baby with Down syndrome is something to be celebrated rather than feared."

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Back in April 2019, Scorsone, who shares her children with ex Rob Giles, opened up to PEOPLE about parenting, saying that "one thing that changes when you have kids is that nothing is in your control anymore."

She added at the time, "You have to roll with whatever is happening and there are people that are now in your life very intimately and in your space who have distinctly different personalities from you."

For more on Caterina Scorsone's life with her three daughters, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.






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Anne Hathaway Confirms Baby Son's Name and Says She Was Pregnant While Filming The Witches

Anne Hathaway's son Jack had quite the magical experience — when he wasn't even born yet!

The actress, 37, appeared on Monday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about her new fantasy film The Witches, confirming her baby boy's name and revealing she was expecting him while shooting.

"Now I have a beautiful almost-11-month-old boy, but I was pregnant when I made The Witches, so technically he's all over that performance," Hathaway joked.

She also recalled her first fitting with costume designer Joanna Johnston, a "legend" whom the actress "reveled" in being able to work with. But they hit a slight snafu early on that required Hathaway to do some quick thinking.

"She goes, 'I really want you to have a really tight waist.' And I had just found out that I was pregnant and I was like, 'Mmm, no. No, I don't think so. No,' " she said. "And she was like, 'Well, why?' And I was like, 'Eh, you know, I just know myself.' I'm scrambling for a reason."

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"And I'm like, 'I just know myself and I know that I won't be as free. I won't be as free if I'm constrained around my middle, so we just better make everything very loose,' " the Oscar winner continued.

As for how things are going at home for Hathaway, husband Adam Shulman and their two children, a sibling rivalry between Jack and his big brother Jonathan Rosebanks, 4½, is virtually nonexistent.

"No coping, just love," she told Ryan Seacrest of how Jonathan has adjusted to his brother. "Now Jack's big enough to wrestle with, and that's brought a new element to their relationship that's really cute."

Hathaway also appeared on the Today show Monday morning, joking to Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb that her kids "will not be seeing" The Witches "until they are 30, and maybe not even then!", considering some of its scarier themes and the dramatic physical transformation of her character, the Grand High Witch.

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While Hathaway did not previously confirm her son's birth, she and Shulman, 39, were spotted last December at a park in Connecticut with Jonathan and an infant carrier.

The actress hinted in her July 2019 pregnancy announcement that conception wasn't exactly an easy journey for her and her husband of eight years.

"⁣For everyone going through infertility and conception hell, please know it was not a straight line to either of my pregnancies," the actress added. "Sending you extra love 💕"

The Witches is streaming now on HBO Max.

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Bachelorette Alum Emily Maynard Johnson Reveals Newborn Daughter's Name: 'Absolute Magic'

Emily Maynard Johnson and husband Tyler Johnson have decided on a name for their newborn daughter!

Days after sharing the happy news that she had welcomed her fifth child, and fourth with her husband, the former Bachelorette star, 34, revealed which moniker the couple decided on for their baby girl.

"Welcome to the world Magnolia Belle Johnson. You are the most perfect addition to our family and to say your brothers and sister are already in love would be an understatement," Maynard Johnson captioned a gallery of family photos on Instagram.

"My sweet Nola Belle, you are absolute magic and I can't wait to see God uncover your personality each day," she added. "I'm so happy He picked me to be your mommy!"

The couple shares sons Gatlin Avery, 3 in November, Gibson Kyle, 4, and Jennings Tyler, 5. Maynard Johnson is also mom to 15-year-old daughter Ricki, whose father Ricky Hendrick, a race car driver, died in a plane crash in 2004 just before Maynard Johnson found out that she was pregnant.

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Alongside the happy news of their daughter's arrival on Sunday, Maynard Johnson shared a sweet video documenting her birth.

"Baby #5 ….oh heavenly day," she captioned the video, which ended with the new mama sharing her first cuddle with her bundle of joy.

"It's a girl!💕 Welcome to our world!" Johnson, who married the star in 2014, wrote along with his own video documenting the big day.

Maynard Johnson regularly raves about her husband and their family on social media.

"He's such a great dad. Sometimes I'm jealous that the boys, and Ricki, love him so much that I'm like, 'I wanna be the favorite,' " the former reality star previously told PEOPLE in 2017.

"Whenever he's around, I don't have to worry about anything. He has it handled. [I'm] extra grateful for him and all that he does because I didn't have that before. And it's such a huge help," she said.

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