Cupid's Pulse Article: Ryan Phillippe Says He’s ‘Proud’ of How He and Reese Co-ParentCupid's Pulse Article: Ryan Phillippe Says He’s ‘Proud’ of How He and Reese Co-Parent

By Amanda Boyer

Since Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe’s separation after seven years of marriage in 2006, Phillippe could not be more pleased with how it has been working out, according to With two kids at ages 15 and 10, the ex-couple has been co-parenting well, according to Phillippe’s recent interview with HuffPost Live. The actor they still make time to spend time together as a family and are proud of the way they have handled the situation.

What are three factors to consider when co-parenting?

Cupid’s Advice:

Want to make sure you are doing a good job co-parenting? Read ahead for some tips:

1. Balance: Think about how you want to raise your kids. If you and the other parent have different visions, things could get messy. Make sure to compromise and listen to each other’s points of view.

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2. Work life: Are you spending too much time at the office? Be aware of what is going on with the kids at all times, even if that means checking in on them when you’re busy.

Related: How to Cooperatively Co-Parent After Separation or Divorce

3. The kid’s happiness: Make sure they are happy and good with the arrangement. Listening is key when co-parenting, not just between two members, but with the entire family.

Do you have other factors to consider when co-parenting? Comment below!