Jenna Bush Hager from 'Today' Shares Joys & Pains of Staying Home with Her Family during Coronavirus Lockdown
On Wednesday’s episode of the “Today” show, Jenna Bush Hager dropped in via video chat to give an update on how she was coping while being at home. The television host and her family are self-isolating amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Bush Hager joined co-hosts, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, this week on the fourth hour to give an update on her life under quarantine. The star is currently at home with her husband, Henry Hager, and their three children: Mila, 6, Poppy, 4, and baby Hal, 7-months-old.
Bush Hager opened up about her home life stating: “We’ve been staying home, and I have to say, it’s been a journey.” She explained how she and her family weren’t used to seeing each other for such a long time.
Having good and bad times at home
The television personality shared how she’d told her husband that they were now a team. She honestly revealed how they’d had some “messy” moments “like tons of laundry but really beautiful moments, too.”
I don’t know how you did it
The star also shared that she was homeschooling her daughters. She joked how the task has given her new-found respect for teachers.
New-found respect for teachers
Bush Hager even went as far as emailing Poppy’s teacher to say: “I don’t know how you did it, how you keep this child entertained.” The co-host also revealed how her children had given her and her husband funny teaching names.
Jenna’s teaching nickname
She was called “Miss Jenna” and “Principal Lemon,” while her husband was “Assistant Principal Lime.” Last Friday, the television host took to Instagram to share with her fans how much she missed being on the “Today” show.
Taking time off during spring break
She’d initially taken time off to spend with her children during spring break, but the coronavirus outbreak called for an extended stay. Speaking to her fans in a video, she confessed that she missed them and the show.
Hager kids dressed up for Valentine’s Day
Bush Hager has a beautiful family and on Valentine’s Day, she took to social media to share photos of her little ones. In the images, the trio was dressed in matching heart pajamas.
The three looked adorable while the older children held on to their baby brother.
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