She may not have gotten ice cream, but Savannah Guthrie‘s daughter definitely melted her mother’s heart.
On Wednesday, the Today show anchor, 46, shared adorable footage of her 4-year-old Vale trying to make a deal for dessert due to the summer heat.
“Can I get ice cream today because it’s a hot, hot day? Yeah because it’s a hot, hot day. There’s steam!” Guthrie’s eldest child said in the clip posted on Instagram.
“There’s steam coming out from the swing park. There’s big straws and the smoke is coming out of them! And it’s sunny all around,” the toddler continued, adding, “So I want to have ice cream today, please? Because it’s a hot, hot day.”
Guthrie, who is also mom to 1½-year-old son Charley, joked about her daughter’s plea, writing, “Melting… on this ‘hot hot day’ #toddlernegotiations.”
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This summer has been an eventful one for the mother-daughter duo.
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“When we first told our toddlers of Today that we were going on a summer field trip to a museum, all we heard was groans,” said Bush Hager.
“But when we told them we were bringing them to the Museum of Ice Cream, then you know how the saying goes: They broke into screams,” she added.