The 'Today' co-anchor is mom to daughter Vale, 9, and son Charley, 6
"Savannah had to leave early," Craig Melvin said, as he stepped in for Guthrie at the news desk. "It's her kids' first day of school, so best of luck to Vale and Charley."
"Yeah, happy first day!" said Kotb.
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Guthrie, 51, shares her kids with husband Michael Feldman, 54.
The family of four were all together late last month when they attended the US Open in New York City. "Beautiful first night at US Open!" Guthrie wrote on Instagram, captioning smily photos from the day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens.
"Memories for a lifetime with my beautiful girl," Guthrie wrote on Instagram, captioning a video commemorating the night out. "Thank you @taylorswift for singing your heart out every single night."
The mother-daughter duo, according to the post, traded friendship bracelets and sang along to Swift's hits throughout the three-hour performance. "Feeling so grateful and lucky to have seen this in person with the little girl of my wildest dreams ❤️," Guthrie wrote.
Guthrie is expected to return to Today on Friday.
On Labor Day, the mom of two shared photos of Vale and Charley as they enjoyed some a snack of s'mores.
"Goodbye sweet summer! Hello autumn, here we come!" Guthrie wrote.
Today airs weekdays (beginning at 7 a.m. ET) on NBC.
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