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Hoda Kotb, 59, suffered crisis of confidence during ‘difficult time’ with her daughters as she reflects on motherhood and faith: ‘Am I enough?’

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Hoda Kotb emotionally reflected on a “difficult time” while raising her two daughters during a candid conversation about motherhood.

The TV personality, 59, who recently addressed Kelly Rowland as she left the set of Today, opened up about an experience with one of her children on Wednesday’s episode of her Making Space Podcast with Hoda Kotb.

She also explained that Savannah Guthrie’s book on faith called Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding Your Love Everywhere had helped her overcome a moment of doubt.

“You know, what’s funny, I read the book when you first sent it to me.” [it] for me, chapter by chapter,’ the mother of two told Guthrie.

‘And I re-read it last night when I was having a hard time with my daughter and I was worried: ‘Am I enough? Am I doing it right?’

Hoda Kotb, 59, emotionally reflected on a “difficult time” while raising her two daughters during a candid conversation about motherhood; seen in May 2023 in New York

The television personality opened up about an experience with one of her children on Wednesday's episode of her Making Space With Hoda Kotb podcast.

The television personality opened up about an experience with one of her children on Wednesday's episode of her Making Space With Hoda Kotb podcast.

The television personality opened up about an experience with one of her children on Wednesday’s episode of her Making Space With Hoda Kotb podcast.

As she cried about having such worries, she remembered a specific line from Savannah’s book, which was officially published on Tuesday, February 20.

“It’s very interesting because there’s a part here that, I don’t remember where it is now because I have so many dog ​​ears, but it makes a parallel about how God loves us and how we love our own children.”

“By the way, I had already read that a few months ago and it didn’t hit me, but last night it hit me like it was meant for me at that moment,” Kotb continued.

The star didn’t elaborate on the “difficult” situation with her daughter, but later gushed that motherhood was a very “transformative” experience.

Hoda adopted her daughters Haley, seven, in 2017 and Hope, four, in 2019, and is the mother of two little ones with her ex, Joel Schiffman.

Also during a separate discussion that aired Wednesday on Today, Guthrie sat down with Hoda, as well as Al Roker, Craig Melvin and Carson Daly to talk about the book and his own faith.

Kotb talked about how her faith has changed over the years, from becoming a mother to experiencing heartbreaking loss after her father passed away. ‘I feel like my path to faith has been evolving throughout my life.’

‘Every day I have a little journal where I write: “Dear God, thank you for this beautiful day.” And I feel it all the time, more now than I think I ever have.

She explained that Savannah Guthrie's book on faith called Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding Your Love Everywhere had helped her overcome a moment of doubt.

She explained that Savannah Guthrie's book on faith called Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding Your Love Everywhere had helped her overcome a moment of doubt.

She explained that Savannah Guthrie’s book on faith called Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding Your Love Everywhere had helped her overcome a moment of doubt.

'And I re-read it last night when I was going through a difficult time with my daughter and I was worried, "Am I enough? I am doing it right?"' she said

'And I re-read it last night when I was going through a difficult time with my daughter and I was worried, "Am I enough? I am doing it right?"' she said

“And I re-read it last night when I was going through a difficult time with my daughter and I was worried, ‘Am I enough? “Am I doing it right?” she said.

‘He used to be someone I was angry with. When my dad died, I was angry with him. And then suddenly, in due time, I sit here with two children and think, “God has been present, sitting here.”

She continued, “I asked him and begged him on my knees for Haley and Hope, and they came.”

The television personality later expressed that he tries to make decisions that are in favor of God’s “favor.”

‘I see him every day and I look for him. I look for it. And I feel that God gives us that ability to decide. And I feel that every day I make decisions that I hope are in his favor.”

During the conversation, Savannah briefly spoke about her book and the message she wants to share with readers. “The book is called Mainly What God Does, and the rest of the sentence is Mainly What God Does Is Love You.”

“And the idea is that if we could really feel the love of God, not only would it transform us, but it would be contagious and we would want to share that love everywhere.”

In early February of last year, Hoda’s youngest daughter, Hope, was hospitalized and spent “a few days” in the ICU.

She took some time off from hosting Today, but returned the following month in March and gave a positive update on her son’s health.

Kotb talked about how her faith has changed over the years, from becoming a mother to experiencing heartbreaking loss after her father passed away. 'I feel that my path to faith has been evolving throughout my life'; seen in 2022 in New York

Kotb talked about how her faith has changed over the years, from becoming a mother to experiencing heartbreaking loss after her father passed away. 'I feel that my path to faith has been evolving throughout my life'; seen in 2022 in New York

Kotb talked about how her faith has changed over the years, from becoming a mother to experiencing heartbreaking loss after her father passed away. ‘I feel that my path to faith has been evolving throughout my life’; seen in 2022 in New York

She continued, “I asked him and begged him on my knees for Haley and Hope, and they came.”

‘I am very grateful that he is home. She is back home. She was waiting for her to arrive that day. And we are watching it closely. “I’m very happy,” Kotb said.

Hoda then emotionally expressed her gratitude for her daughter’s recovery and the “people who helped” while speaking with Guthrie. ‘I am grateful for the doctors at Weill Cornell who were amazing and for the nurses.

‘And I’m grateful to my family and I’m grateful to friends like you who were there every day. So, I want to thank you for that. I love you.’

During an interview with People In 2022, the star opened up about being a mother to her two daughters Haley and Hope.

“For me, family is everything, and having one of my own is something I never thought I would have,” she admitted. At the age of 42, Hoda underwent breast cancer treatment that left her unable to conceive.

‘I always imagined the family as my mother, my father, my brother, my sister. I imagined it like that until I was 50 years old. Imagine someone saying, “Hey, guess what? You’re actually going to have a whole family.”

‘It still surprises me! “I love knowing that I have Haley and Hope,” the talk show host gushed.

“They fell asleep on me yesterday after having meltdowns, and I sang to them, and at the time I was thinking, ‘I can feel these things. “We can have this together.”

During an interview with People back in 2022, the star spoke about being a mother to her two daughters Haley and Hope.

During an interview with People back in 2022, the star spoke about being a mother to her two daughters Haley and Hope.

During an interview with People back in 2022, the star spoke about being a mother to her two daughters Haley and Hope.

Despite her split from her ex-fiancé, Joel Schiffman, in 2022, the couple still get along well and co-parent the two girls.

Despite her split from her ex-fiancé, Joel Schiffman, in 2022, the couple still get along well and co-parent the two girls.

Despite her split from her ex-fiancé, Joel Schiffman, in 2022, the couple still get along well and co-parent the two girls.

“I’m amazed that I have this adorable little family that is perfect for me,” Hoda added to the outlet.

Despite her split from her ex-fiancé, Joel Schiffman, in 2022, the couple still get along well and co-parent the two girls.

‘I don’t regret a day, a minute, a second of our time together because it brought me here. I have two amazing children that I share with him.’

‘And it’s thanks to Joel that I have Haley and Hope, without a doubt. I think maybe he was too scared to do it alone. That’s not something I like to admit, but it’s true.

During Tuesday’s episode of Today With Hoda & Jenna, Kotb said, “I just want to say this: I have great love and admiration for Kelly Rowland. I adore her. And I want her to come back on our show and I want her to be hosted again.

However, a source recently told The Wrap that Rowland didn’t leave the set because of backstage issues, but because Guthrie “aggressively” peppered her with questions about Beyonce.

Hoda’s latest podcast episode and her candid discussion about parenting comes shortly after she finally addressed Kelly Rowland as she left the Today set following the backstage drama.

During Tuesday’s episode of Today With Hoda & Jenna, Kotb said, “I just want to say this: I have great love and admiration for Kelly Rowland. I adore her. And I want her to come back to our show and I want her to host again.” .

The TV personality then added: “She can share my dressing room; we’ll be together.”

However, a source recently said The envelope that Rowland didn’t leave the set because of dressing room problems, but because Guthrie ‘aggressively’ peppered her with questions about Beyonce.

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