17 Celebrities Who Show How Co-parenting Should Be Done
It’s no secret that divorce can be extremely hard on a child, and some kids may even (wrongly) blame themselves for their parents’ split. So it's crucial to walk kids through the process, support them and make it clear that nothing they did led to the divorce. But the work doesn't stop once the divorce is final and the parents are happier on their own; learning the best, healthiest and most kid-focused way to go about co-parenting with an ex is no small task.
But there are plenty of couples out there — yes, even in Hollywood — who are doing it right. After all, celeb divorces aren't all drama; they love their kids just as much as we love ours. Here's a look at former celebrity couples — from Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz to Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe — who seem to have figured out how to prioritize co-parenting for the sake of the kids.
A version of this article was originally published in August 2016.