Reese Witherspoon Walks on the Beach, Holds Son Tennessee's Hand in Sweet Photo

Reese Witherspoon shared vacation photos with her son Tennessee on Instagram. Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Reese's mommy moment! On Saturday, Jan. 3, Reese Witherspoon shared a rare photo with her 2-year-old son Tennessee on Instagram. To retain her family's privacy, the Wild actress, 38, kept the shot zoomed out, but clearly showed her with her little one on the beach, taking in a beautiful sunset. 

Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, Drink the wild air. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ein von Reese Witherspoon (@reesewitherspoon) gepostetes Foto am Jan 1, 2015 at 7:16 PST

"Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, Drink the wild air. -Ralph Waldo Emerson," she captioned the idyllic photo. 

The Oscar winner is set to have a pretty packed schedule in the next few months during award season, having starred in two critically acclaimed films — Wild and Inherent Vice — and executive produced Gone Girl

Goodbye vacation! Hello 2015!

Une photo publiée par Reese Witherspoon (@reesewitherspoon) le Janv. 1, 2015 at 1:11 PST

But before things get busy, the family spent some time away at the holidays. On Jan. 2, Witherspoon Instagrammed a photo of the shadow of her plane on the turquoise blue ocean, writing, "Goodbye vacation! Hello 2015!"