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HGTV’s Christina Anstead and Kids Brayden and Taylor Take Family Trip Following Husband Ant Split

De-stressing? Christina Anstead seemingly took a family trip following her split from husband Ant Anstead.

The Christina on the Coast star shared photos with her kids Brayden and Taylor, as well as several friends, on Instagram on Sunday, October 4. “Smooth As Tennessee Whiskey,” she captioned the shots, seemingly alluding to their location. Christina’s son, Hudson, whom she shares with Ant, was with his dad while his siblings spent time with their mom.

The photos came two weeks after the blonde babe announced her surprising breakup from the Wheeler Dealers host after less than two years of marriage. In her Instagram message, she noted that their “decision to separate” was “difficult.” She explained, “We are grateful for each other and as always, our children will remain our priority. We appreciate your support and ask for privacy for us and our family as we navigate the future.”

That said, it doesn’t sound like there’s any animosity between the former flames. A source told Life & Style they simply “just grew apart.”

“No one saw this coming,” the insider noted. “They’re very different people from totally different backgrounds, and that definitely played a factor. Friends say Ant was the first one who started having feelings about splitting.”

Ant later took to his own social media to clarify any rumors about their split. “Due to some mean people, I have turned comments OFF! While we both appreciate words of support, please stop trying to diagnose from afar. It’s not fair,” the reality star vented alongside a photo of Hudson, 1. Ant also tagged his children Amelie, 16, and Archie, 14, in the snap. “Christina is fine. I am fine. And we remain good friends and will navigate this at our pace. Compassion and kindness are all that’s needed.”

Now, the pair are “trying to figure this out amicably, like responsible adults,” a source told In Touch. A “highly publicized” split would be Christina’s “worst nightmare.”

Luckily, it sounds like she has the help of her first ex-husbandTarek El Moussa. “Tarek was shocked too,” a separate insider revealed to In Touch about his reaction to the couple’s news. “He’s there for her and so is his fiancéHeather [Rae Young], who feels bad for Christina and completely understands Tarek supporting his ex during this time. Tarek loves Hudson as if he was his own.”

Christina gave birth to the former couple’s son, Hudson, in September 2019. She also shares Brayden, 5, and Taylor, 10, with Tarek.

“She wants to protect the kids. They’re her main priority right now,” the first source divulged. “She doesn’t want the situation to turn into a media circus.

Keep scrolling to see photos of Christina’s trip with her children.

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