Jenna Bush Hager has revealed that she and her family were reunited with her in-laws for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic.
The 38-year-old Today host took to Instagram Stories on Sunday to share heartwarming footage of her daughters Mila, seven, and Poppy, four, hugging her husband Henry Hager’s mother Maggie.
Jenna, Henry, and their three children had been quarantined in their cottage in Long Island, New York, amid the global crisis, and she got emotional on the Today show on Monday as she opened up about the visit.
Aww! Jenna Bush Hager shared heartwarming videos of her daughters Poppy (left) and Mila (right) reuniting with their paternal grandmother Maggie over the weekend
‘We have been in the same location for months, and we haven’t really seen anybody But for the first time, we got to see my in-laws, my mother-in-law Maggie, and I wanted to weep,’ she said.
‘We drove down, and just the way their faces lit up, the way her face lit up, reminded me what life is all about.’
In the first video she shared, little Poppy is beaming as her grandmother Maggie gives her a big squeeze and tells her she loves her over and over again.
So sweet: Jenna also captured the sweet moment Mila hugged her little sister Poppy after being temporarily separated
Staying put: Jenna, Henry, and their three kids had been quarantined in their cottage in Long Island, New York, amid the global crisis
‘Give a hug to your Grammy,’ Jenna can be heard saying in the background as she films the heartwarming reunion.
It seems as though Henry and Mila arrived in Virginia to see his parents after Jenna and Poppy. The couple also has a son Hal, who turns one in August.
The second video Jenna shared shows her mother-in-law Maggie reuniting with her eldest daughter Mila.
‘Oh, did you love coming up with your daddy?’ Maggie asks her grandchild as she gives her a warm hug.
Moved: Jenna said the emotional reunion reminder her ‘what life is all about’
Missing her family: Jenna has yet to see her own parents, former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, who live in Texas, since the global crisis started
Jenna also captured the sweet moment Mila hugged her little sister Poppy after being temporarily separated, writing: ‘Left the sissy for one night and this is what happens!’
The mom has yet to see her own parents, former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, who live in Texas, since the global crisis started.
‘Grandparents all over, my parents for sure, are missing their grandkids, and so to be reunited it felt really, really beautiful and special,’ she told her Today co-host Willie Geist.
‘I know a lot of people around the country cannot wait to hug their grandchildren,’ she added. ‘I miss my parents like crazy and FaceTime sometime isn’t enough.’