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Savannah Guthrie's personal revelation about body image is so inspiring

The Today star is a doting mother-of-two

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Hanna FillinghamUS Managing Editor
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Savannah Guthrie is a devoted parent to two young children, and is determined to set a good example to them.

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The Today star is mom to daughter Vale and son Charles, and is particularly cautious when it comes to ensuring they have high levels of high self-esteem, in particular when it comes to body confidence.

In a recent interview with Good Housekeeping, Savannah revealed: "I want my kids, particularly my little girl, to have a positive body image.

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"I say all the right words, but I'm not sure that’s what she sees every day. It really makes you look hard at yourself, and there's nothing I care more about than for her to grow up feeling confident and strong and just loving herself.

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"And so for me...I said to myself, 'Well, you’d better straighten this out right now, you'd better get your head on straight, because this little girl is watching you'."

Savannah shares her two children with husband Mike Feldman, and the family live in New York City.

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Savannah Guthrie has opened up about setting a good example when it comes to body image

Savannah and Michael have been married since 2014, having met in 2008 at his 40th birthday party.

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"When we first started dating, he came over and fixed my toilet, which I found to be very attractive," she told Reveal.

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The Today star is a doting mom to children Vale and Charles

"Mike is extremely handy, which is one of the things I liked about him when I first met him. I thought, 'Wow, here's a sophisticated guy who grew up in the city but who can actually do things.'"

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Savannah often documents her personal life on social media - both the ups and the downs - and recently revealed that she was forced to spend Mother's Day away from her children after testing positive for Covid for the second time.

However, the doting mom still made it a day to remember for her family despite the unusual circumstances, and entertained her children for hours on FaceTime from the other side of the house.

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