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Essence Atkins and her ex-husband, Jaime Mendez, are model representations of co-parenting gone right. The veteran actress and her former spouse share a son, Varro Blair Mendez, together and often give outward support to each other. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jaime Mendez III (@jjmendez3) Essence often comments on her husband’s social media platforms to show support for his parenting skills. The celebrity mom, of course, also dotes on her son via her Instagram page, which gets positive responses from her ex. Atkins commented on the source of her and Jaime’s successful co-parenting journey during a 2019 interview with xoNecole. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Essence Atkins (@essence_says) “I’m grateful to have a partner, even though we’re not married any longer, who’s supportive,” the veteran actress shared. “My ex-husband is really involved and is a great parent to our son,” Essence added. “I’m really fortunate that he works with me really well in terms of making sure that our son has stability and consistency even though my life isn’t very stable,” the celebrity continued. “I know that a lot of single moms are truly doing it on their own, and I can...