Maria Shriver filed for divorce from Arnold Schwarzenegger back in July, however since then, the twosome have been spending every holiday together ... most recently Christmas, according to People.

A source close to the couple tells the mag that the couple "had a really nice time" with their children at the family's Brentwood home. The source adds:

    "Children and family come first. Arnold and Maria will always come together when it comes to supporting and loving their children."?

Various online reports are claiming Shriver has recently been torn about whether to move forward with her divorce due to religious beliefs. Other reports are claiming Schwarzenegger desperately wants his wife back and has been doing everything he can to prove it ... including presenting her with gifts.

Shriver, 56, and Schwarzenegger, 64, now live in separate homes. The former First Lady of California is currently renovating a home that she purchased in Brentwood

The couple, who have four children together, had been married for twenty five years before announcing their split earlier this year. Their marriage fell apart when it was revealed that Schwarzenegger fathered a son with the family's former housekeeper.