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Raising kids can be challenging for married couples, and when a couple splits, co-parenting isn't any easier. However, some celebrities make it look effortless anyway. Let's face it, a modern family comes with a bunch of awkward and sometimes difficult moments--whether you're a celebrity or not. It's not an easy task, but these stars are really making co-parenting work and inspiring the rest of us. 

Divorces and breakups are often messy, but that doesn't mean the parents can't be united when it comes to raising their babies. After all their relationships ending has nothing to do with their children. 

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Some celebrities have no problem staying good friends with their exes for the sake of their children. Many former celebrity couples put their kids first and do their best to show that even though the parents aren't together, the kids are still a priority. Stars like Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez have been able to split up in a way that didn't affect their children too much. Marc hangs out with the kids and Jen's new beau, Alex Rodriguez, and the kids just look so happy surrounded by all that love. 

Other stars like Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian have also made sure they continue having a cordial relationship so their kids always have a sense of what a family should be like. It isn't easy, but they're making it work! Scroll through to see which other former celebrity couples are doing amazing when it comes to co-parenting. 

Alex Rodriguez and Cynthia Scurtis are keeping the peace. 1

Although they've had some disagreements in terms of child support, they both continue to show up for their daughters' biggest moments. They even posed for a pic together at their firstborn's middle school graduation, and Alex's new fiancée, Jennifer Lopez, was also in attendance.

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Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are still united. 2

The former power couple may have split in 2011, but they remain tight as a family. They make co-parenting their twins, Max and Emme, look so easy!

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Jaydy Michel and Alejandro Sanz stay friendly for their daughter. 3

Although the model and the singer went their separate ways in 2005, they came together in 2019 to celebrate their daughter Manuela's 18th birthday. They even posed for a pic together!

Marc Anthony knows it's important to be there during the special moments. 4

Although Dayanara Torres and Marc's two boys live with her, the singer makes it a point to be there for his kids during their biggest moments. The former couple posed for a pic during their firstborn Cristian's graduation in 2019.  

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Geraldine Bazan and Gabriel Soto are keeping the peace. 5

The pair have had their differences in the past, but they came together for their daughter Elissa's First Communion. It's important for parents to remain unified when it comes to their kids, even if their own relationship has many issues. 

Drew Barrymore and her ex have this co-parenting thing figured out. 6

The former married couple might have gone their separate ways but they still come together for their babies. They share two adorable daughters, Olive and Frankie, and they still take sweet pics together. So cute!

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Manuel Mijares and Lucero remain good friends. 7

Manuel Mijares and Lucero remain good friends.

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In 2011, Lucero ended her 14-year marriage to Manuel Mijares. They maintained a friendship for their two kids, José and Lucero.

Exes Carlos Ponce and Veronica Rubio are making it work. 8

Exes Carlos Ponce and Veronica Rubio are making it work.

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The former couple make co-parenting Giancarlo, Sebastian Joel, and twins Sienna Natasha and Savannah Ala look easy. 

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Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are more united than ever. 9

The songstress and television personality enjoy most holidays together with twins, Monroe and Moroccan. Carey and Cannon divorced in 2014. 

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner put their differences aside for their kids. 10

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner put their differences aside for their kids.

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The former couple decided to end their marriage in 2015. "We're good friends and we're doing our best," Ben told Ellen DeGeneres after their split. They are co-parenting their three kids, Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.

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The Dream and Christina Milian will always be united thanks to their daughter. 11

The Dream and Christina Milian will always be united thanks to their daughter.

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The famous producer and Latina star split in 2010. They were married for less than a year, but had welcomed little Violet to this world. Milian has been open about the importance of co-parenting. She told Momtasic that therapy helps. "Therapy is not a bad thing. Try it. I've done it and it has helped me in my personal growth and stability," she said.

Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are killing it as co-parents. 12

Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are killing it as co-parents.

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In 2015, the reality show couple ended their relationship. They have three kids, Mason, Penelope, and Reign. Disick and Kardashian are often spotted hanging out with their little ones, and even take family vacations together. 

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Ximena Duque gets along just fine with her son's dad. 13

Ximena and her first child's father, Christian Carabias, get along just fine. Even though they split up, the parents chose to remain friends so that their son could have a great example.

Tristan Thompson and Khloé Kardashian are figuring it out. 14

Although the pair split in March 2019, Tristan was still present at his little girl True's first birthday party. The former couple posed for pics together and didn't let their messy breakup interfere with one of their baby's biggest moments.

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Will Smith has mastered the art of co-parenting. 15

Will's firstborn, Trey, came from his first marriage to Sheree Zampino. He later married Jada Pinkett Smith and all three of them now have a great relationship. Jada considers Trey her bonus son. So cute!

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are doing their best for their boy. 16

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are doing their best for their boy.

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The actors may have called it quits, but their kid still keeps them together. "We are great and there’s so much friendship and love, and we surround Jack with love, and funny, kind, happy people, and as a result, he is really happy,” the actress told Extra.

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Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan split in April 2018. 17

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan split in April 2018.

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The couple were together for a long time and when they announced their split in 2018, they said their daughter was their main priority. Jenna spoke about co-parenting and why it's important to stay positive. “We’re just getting used to it. We’re in a very positive energy together, trying to be the best parents to Everly," she said. "We support each other.”

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs share a son together. 18

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs share a son together.

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The couple split after 10 years of marriage and have a boy together. Taye said that when it comes to raising their son, Walker, with his ex-wife, it's all about trusting each other. 

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are co-parenting goals. 19

Gwyneth and Chris share such a great relationship, even though they haven't been a couple for many years. They continue to show each other love and support as they raise their two kids, Apple and Moses, together.

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are still good friends. 20

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are still good friends.

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The rapper and his ex-wife share an adorable son, Sebastian. They attend all his major events together and show a united front when it comes to raising their boy.