They've spent months apart, but Farrah Abraham enjoyed a family reunion with her daughter Sophia in Florida today.
The Teen Mom star slipped into a bikini for family beach fun with the 2-year-old in Fort Lauderdale - with MTV cameras on hand to capture the moment.
Family reunion: Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham took her daughter Sophia to the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, today
But the reality TV star has been struggling with her decision to move 1600 miles away from her home town and give up primary care of her child.
She is said to be hoping to bring her daughter - and her mother - to Florida for good.
'She's been talking to her mother about moving to Florida with Sophia,' a source tells America's Life & Style.
Bonding time: The reality TV star is said to be hoping to move her mother and daughter to Florida from their hometown in Iowa
'This way, Farrah can still continue with her studies and have her daughter with her, and her mom would be there to give her the extra help she need.'
Farrah's on-again off-again boyfriend Derek Underwood tragically died in a car accident in 2008, two months before the birth of their daughter.
She was using the time away from her daughter to focus on healing, saying: 'I’m very much taking time to get back to myself and enjoy my freedom.'
New life: The reality TV star was later spotted shopping at her local Whole Foods