Hoda Kotb ‘Couldn’t Wait’ to Dress adult Daughter Haley Joy as a Pumpkin Ahead of Her First Halloween

Hoda Kotb is so prepared to applaud daughter Haley Joy‘s initial Halloween!

The Today uncover anchor, 53, dressed her 8-month-old in a baby plush pumpkin dress as seen in a mother-daughter print common on Instagram and Twitter Thursday.

“I couldn’t wait!” Kotb captioned a design along with a Jack-o’-lantern emoji.

In February, a mom of one — who moved in with her boyfriend, Joel Schiffman, final year —  suggested that she adopted Haley Joy, who was innate on Valentine’s Day.

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“It’s one of those things where we consider you’ve finished it all, we consider you’ve felt it all. But we only didn’t know that this kind of adore existed,” Kotb told PEOPLE exclusively in Mar of welcoming Haley Joy into her life.

Since adopting her daughter, Kotb has been a unapproachable mom, pity photos frequently of her friends, many from the Today show, assembly her baby.

Kotb told PEOPLE in Jun that given her daughter’s attainment her life has altered completely.

“There’s a line of demarcation: before Haley and after Haley,” she said. “Every day after Haley is improved than each singular day before.”