Singer on Co-Parenting: Communication Will Save You

Christina Milian opens up about sharing parenting duties with her ex.
2:05 | 04/17/14

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her about raising kids after divorce. Reporter: The chart-topping r&b and hip-hop star, she's known for hits like "Dip it low." And for her killer moves on last season's "Dancing with the stars." But it's her role as mom, to 4-year-old violet, she says she loves the most. Recently, the parenting site momtastic, asked her to be a guest editor. Her blog about how to be a successful co-parent struck a chord with readers. All the better to put it out there and hope that it helps somebody else. Reporter: She and ex-husband, the dream, divorced when violet was a few months old. Do you think she has a healthy understanding of what your family dynamic is? She's a really smart girl. I think she has an understanding of knowing that mommy and daddy are not together. But we love her. Reporter: Sometimes it's not easy. You might despise your ex. I get it. That happens a lot. But I say take a second and breathe. Pray on it. Reporter: Millian believes it is important to never badmouth your ex in front of your child. Say positive things. And most important, communication. I think communication will save you half the drama. It makes things so much easier. I learned that. I went to therapy early on when I was having my divorce. Reporter: What happens when one parent wants to start dating. When is a good time to introduce someone new to your life with your child? It's very important to take your time when you introduce someone into your child's life. You want to make sure this is going to work out. You don't want to introduce a new person over and over again. Reporter: Now engaged the 32-year-old starlet says while it takes hard work, violet makes it all worthwhile. Tweet thing there. Smart tips there. How about Amy and "Deals &

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