On Thursday, the Ocean’s 8 star, 39, shared an adorable Instagram picture of her and Katherine’s legs as the 11-month-old sat on her lap. Both mother and daughter wore denim and playful pink Converse sneakers as Kaling sweetly put her hand over Katherine.
“Thankful for her. Happy Thanksgiving,” Kaling captioned the snapshot.
Reese Witherspoon commented, “thankful for both of YOU!”
On Tuesday, Kaling psyched herself up for Thanksgiving with a hilarious graphic on Instagram. “Thanksgiving is this week. You guys got your outfits to wear to the living room yet?” the picture quipped.
“The world is my runway,” Kaling wrote alongside the post.
Earlier that month, Kaling opened up to PEOPLE about how she balances parenthood and her career.
“I’m really lucky because I get to create my own job opportunities. Because I do that, I can fit my daughter into my job. It’s a luxury most American women don’t have,” Kaling said.
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“That is probably the biggest perk of my life: to involve my daughter so much in my career,” she added.
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“She is a really happy baby,” Kaling said. “What’s great for me is that my doctor told me that incessant chatter is good for a baby, and I’ve lived my whole life waiting to have a captive audience.”
“So I spend the days narrating to her,” Kaling added. “I’m constantly doing voiceover for her, as I did in The Mindy Project. Honestly, I feel like her first words are going to be, ‘Just stop. Please!'”