Hoda Kotb's Daughter Haley Joy Turns 3! Take a Look at Their Cutest Mother-Daughter Moments

By Kelsey Klemme Feb 14, 2020 2:00 PMTags

Every year, Hoda Kotb has the perfect Valentine: her daughter Haley Joy!

Today marks the little one's third birthday, also ringing in the third year of motherhood for the morning show host.

Back in Feb. 2017, we were thrilled when Kotb surprised us all by calling into the Today program to announce that she had adopted her first child.

As the producers showed a photo of the daytime personality holding her new baby, her longtime co-host Kathie Lee Gifford teared up and chimed in, "Hoda...you were made to be a mom."

We've gotten the opportunity to see the smiling toddler grow up thanks to Kotb frequently sharing moments with her daughter on social media.

Even cuter? This past April, Hayley Joy became a sister when Kotb adopted her second childHope Catherine, expanding her family with Joel Schiffman to four.

She and Schiffman also got engaged in November, adding another beautiful chapter to their fairytale story.

To celebrate Hayley Joy's birthday, we're looking back at the family's cutest photos together.

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Take a look below at the touching pictures!

I <3 NY

Hoda Kotb enjoys a day with her daughters Haley Joy and Hope Catherine around New York City together.

Queens of Halloween

Another Halloween in the books! Hoda and her first daughter spend their another Halloween together as their Sesame Street alter egos.

Family Forever

The Today show momma spends time with her own mom (and Haley's grandma!) in this cute group shot on Halloween 2019.

Party Time

The host shared this pic of her and her little one at a Sesame Street party in Oct. 2019.

Suns Out, Funs Out

The daytime talk show host spends a day splashing around the beach in Aug. 2019.

Gift for Mama

Haley Joy looks cute as a button celebrating her mom's 55th birthday this past August.

Sweet Sister

"Look who is feeding Hope!" Kotb wrote on her Instagram in May 2019, showing off Haley feeding her newborn Hope.

Friends for Life

Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda's close friend and long-time former co-host at Today, met Hope in early May and they were all smiles all day.

A Full House

In April, the 55-year-old host shared a photo of her full family for the first time on Instagram writing, "This is us xo."

Welcome Hope Catherine!

It's a girl! Hoda introduced Hope to the world after surprising her Today show family on-air revealing that she had secretly adopted her second child.

Birthday Girl

On Valentine's Day, the TV host celebrated Haley's second birthday and shared on Instagram how she felt saying, "So much love today."

Ho Ho Home

The beaming TV personality spent Christmas with her mother, sister and daughter.

Queen Bees

Haley celebrated her second Halloween by twinning with her mom in matching bee costumes.

Apple of Her Eye

In August of 2018, the mother-daughter duo spent an autumn day together picking apples.

Splashing Around

"I can't believe I get to do this .. #grateful" she wrote on her 54th birthday.

Proud Mama

On Mother's Day, Today co-anchor Hoda posed with her one-year-old cutie, Haley, as she sported a cute tee with the word "mama."

Mother's Day Duo

"Pre dawn photo shoots in bed are a blast," gushed the happy mom in a cute Insta selfie early on Mother's Day.

Sixtieth Surprise

On March 2018, the Oklahoma-native celebrated partner Joel Schiffman's 60th birthday with their baby girl and a homemade cake.

Post-Olympic Bliss

"Home!!!!!" announced the TV host on Instagram after spending two weeks covering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Pre-Olympics Shenanigans

The day before arriving in Pyeongchang for the 2018 Winter Olympics, the TV personality had some fun with her little sweetheart and her USA beanie.

Football's Cutest Fan

Gooo Saints! Hoda and her little sport's fan cheered on the New Orleans Saints in their game against the Minnesota Vikings on January 14.

Christmas Stripe Stars

"Santa we are ready!!!" the journalist wrote on this Christmas selfie with her mom, her partner and her little angel.

Turkey Time

On November 23, Hoda posed with her partner and her baby girl for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Hoppy Halloween!

For her first Halloween, Haley wore an adorable bunny costume as she enjoyed trick-or-treating in a stroller driven by her mom and her mom's long-term boyfriend.

Lil Pumpkin

On October 26, Hoda dressed Haley in a jack-o-lantern costume writing on Instagram, "I couldn't wait !!"

Selfie Stick Pic

During a Labor Day weekend beach trip, Hoda snapped a selfie with six-month-old Haley and the rest of the family, including her mom (left), sister (top right) and brother (right).

Bundle of Joy

The Today co-anchor was overjoyed to spend Labor Day weekend with her bundle of joy.

Today Show Debut

The three-month-old surprised her mama on on the Today Show for Mother's Day weekend in 2017, marking her debut television appearance.

Baby Carrier Cutie

"Just because," the new mom captioned this cute photo.

Loving Look

On April 18, 2017, the Today show host posted a selfie with her baby girl giving her the cutest look.