The Today show anchor took to Instagram the next day to share a photo of herself sitting in a restaurant about to blow out the candle on her dessert. 'Hi little nugget,' she said, and her daughter promptly rolled over. I just once and awhile show up.'However, another photo of Haley in the onesie sees her being held by Joel, who more than likely helped the Today show pull off the surprise.
'Bday dinner with my [heart emoji],' Hoda captioned the image, which sees her 59-year-old financier boyfriend sitting in the booth across from her. Producers zoomed in a photo of Haley Joy wearing her special birthday onesie, and Hoda asked: 'Where did she get that? Hoda went on to thank her co-host and friend for her love and support, noting that August 9 was also the anniversary of the death of Kathie Lee's husband Frank Gifford.
It was like the dam burst.” Kotb worked with a licensed New York adoption agency and to simplify the process, she left Schiffman’s name off — though she insists “Haley will call him Dad.” Within a matter of months, finalized her adoption of baby Haley, who was born on Valentine’s Day and weighed in at 8 lbs., 8 oz.Though Schiffman was left off of the domestic adoption application documents to simplify the entire process, Kotb told PEOPLE that “Haley will call him Dad.” “I was afraid to even say it out loud, because then it felt so real,” she told PEOPLE.“I said, ‘Think about it for a day or a week or whatever.’ And he said, ‘I don’t need a day.On Monday while New York was going wild for the eclipse, Hoda shared a sweet image of her mother donning a pair of the eclipse glasses, writing: Fav person on earth... Love you mom.'The next night, possibly having returned from their beachy getaway, Hoda and Joel were once again out to dinner at an Asian restaurant.The couple smile for the camera in the photo with egg rolls, sauce and edamame beans in front of them.