"She wanted BRIGHT red nails. (Of course she did!)," Jenna Bush Hager wrote to accompany a photo of daughter Poppy, 2½, enjoying her first manicure

By Jen Juneau
February 22, 2018 11:45 AM
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The next time Jenna Bush Hager‘s daughters visit the Today set, they’ll be ready for their hand close-ups.

In two snaps shared to the NBC correspondent’s Instagram Stories Thursday morning, 2½-year-old Poppy Louise and big sister Margaret “Mila” Laura, 4½, are enjoying quite the pampering session.

“Thanks @tenoverten and @adairgood for Poppy’s first manicure,” Bush Hager, 36, wrote on top of a photo of both girls sitting patiently for their appointment.

On a close-up of Poppy, the mother of two wrote, “She wanted BRIGHT red nails. (Of course she did!),” adding of the youngster’s temporary arm art, “Notice the tat.”

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Jenna Bush Hager’s daughters Mila and Poppy
Jenna Bush Hager/Instagram
Jenna Bush Hager’s daughter Poppy
Jenna Bush Hager/Instagram

Mila and Poppy have had quite the animated week. On Monday, the girls accompanied dad Henry Hager to pay a visit to their mama and her co-host Kathie Lee Gifford on the Today set.

“Mommy has a cat!” they exclaimed over and over again, eliciting cheers from the audience encouraged by Gifford.

“I mean, at least they chose to say, ‘Mommy has a cat.’ What if they said something else?’ ” Bush Hager joked.

Jenna Bush Hager with daughters Poppy and Mila on Today
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In June, the daughter of Laura and George W. Bush opened up to PEOPLE about her “headstrong” daughters — and how the apples don’t fall far from the tree.

“Yesterday, Mila said, ‘It’s my room, my rules,’ and I flashed back to when I was 16 and tried to say things like that to my parents as a rambunctious teenager,” recalled Bush Hager. “And I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, what do I have in store for me?’ ”

“I think it’s karma,” she admitted. “[Twin sister Barbara Bush] and I were not the best, but I like that they’re strong, opinionated girls. I wouldn’t want it any other way.”