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JoAnna Garcia Swisher Loves Dressing Her Daughter Up Like Her Mini-Me (Whether She Likes It or Not)

11/19/2015 at 09:30 AM ET

JoAnna Garcia Swisher loves the tiny toddler fashions available to dress her daughter Emerson Jay in — unfortunately, the 2-year-old doesn’t quite feel the same way.

“I love dressing Emme up like a little mini,” she says in an interview for Eva Amurri Martino‘s lifestyle blog, Happily Eva After. “It’s truly one of my favorite things to do. I was warned she might not always be amenable to wearing what I have hand picked for her, but never knew how sad and frustrating it would be when she put her foot down.

The Astronaut Wives’ Club star says her daughter is partial to rain boots and costumes from Disney’s Frozen — in particular, Elsa dresses from Target.

“She even has strong opinions about what I wear,” the 36-year-old, who will next guest-star on Grandfathered, shares. “She’s quick to let me know if she isn’t impressed, but if she gives me her stamp of approval as I’m walking out the door, I can’t help but feel like a million bucks.”

JoAnna Garcia Swisher Nick Swisher daughter Emmerson
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JoAnna Garcia Swisher: My 2-Year-Old Is ‘Very Particular’ About Her Clothes

07/15/2015 at 01:50 PM ET

JoAnna Garcia Swisher‘s 2-year-old daughter Emerson Jay has some happy feet — and she takes them very seriously.

“Today was her first ballet class,” Garcia Swisher, 35, said on Tuesday night at Switch Bel Air’s Shop for a Cure event supporting the Charlotte and Gwenyth Gray Foundation. “It’s just so unbelievable. When I was putting her shoes on, she said, ‘Mama, be careful, that hurts.’ ”

The new mom — who, along with husband Nick Swisher, was treated to flowers from the online floral delivery service The Bouqs and wine from subscription wine service Club W during their evening out — is also impressed with Emerson’s budding sense of style.

“She’s getting to a place right now where she’s very particular. We usually start from the shoes that she chooses and then I build an outfit off of that,” explains The Astronaut Wives Club star.

JoAnna Garcia Swisher Shop for a Cure
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Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher Introduce Daughter Emerson Jay

06/18/2013 at 11:30 AM ET

Meet Emerson Jay Swisher! Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher introduce their 4-week-old daughter in a sweet shot posted on their Twitter pages Tuesday.

“Who’s ready to see Emerson Jay Swisher?!” the Cleveland Indians first baseman, 32, wrote before retweeting his wife, who added, “Nick and I would like you all to meet our little angel.”

Baby Emme, as the couple is calling her, is pictured swaddled in a basket, wearing a headband and surrounded by flowers.

“Since the arrival of baby Emerson, Nick and I have been so filled with love, joy and gratitude,” the actress, 33, wrote a week after the birth of her daughter. “Finally getting the chance to check back in with twitter and I’m totally overwhelmed by the outpouring of love … you tweeps are the best! Thank you!!”

Nick Swisher Joanna Garcia Swisher Daughter Emerson First Photo Jacqueline Jo Photography. Inset:Paul Marks/Broadi

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Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher Welcome Daughter Emerson Jay

05/22/2013 at 11:21 AM ET

JoAnna Garcia Nick Swisher Welcome Daughter Emerson Jay
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Baby girl has made it to home plate!

Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher welcomed their first child, daughter Emerson Jay Swisher, on Tuesday, May 21 in Cleveland, Ohio, the couple’s rep confirms to PEOPLE.

“We are overjoyed, blessed and so full of love that our daughter Emme has finally arrived,” the Swishers tell PEOPLE.

“She is healthy, beautiful and vibrant. It’s the best feeling in the world.”

The first baseman for the Cleveland Indians, 32, was put on the teams’ paternity list (mandatory one to three-days leave) Tuesday, revealing the happy news.
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