FOX & Friends host Carley Shimkus shared an adorable post with her family following her absence from the popular morning show before filling in for Ainsley Earhardt.
Shimkus, 36, shared a picture of her son Brock, who was born earlier this year, alongside her husband and extended family.
“Simply the best week with my family,” Shimkus wrote with a heart emoji the post.
The images come from a time when Shimkus was absent from the daily news program Fox & Friends for a week.
It’s unclear why Shimkus took some time off, but according to her Instagram post, she appears to have been spending the time with her family.
Shimkus returned to the show just as Ainsley Earhardt confirmed that she will be off the air during her trip to Iowa.
Earhardt announced earlier this week that she would not be performing in the studio.
“I’ll be live from The Machine Shed this Friday morning at 5am CT!” she wrote an Instagram post.
“I look forward to seeing some of you there!”
While we were there, Earhardt It is expected to conduct interviews with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.
It’s unclear how much of the show Earhardt will miss, but Shimkus will fill in for her while she’s away.
Fox & Friends, which Earhardt co-hosts with Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, airs from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET on the network.
She has been with Fox News since 2007 and was named co-host of Fox & Friends in 2016.
She previously co-hosted Fox and Friends Weekend, All-American New Year’s Eve and America’s News Headquarters.
Shimkus has appeared on Fox & Friends as a news anchor and guest co-host since 2021.