06/04/2013 08:30 pm ET

Garcelle Beauvais Shares Parenting Advice On HuffPost Live (VIDEO)

Actress Garcelle Beauvais stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday and shared her best co-parenting advice.

Warning that it's "not easy," Beauvais said that the most important thing is to put the kids first. Her other advice?

"[The kids] shouldn't be a part of adult drama, and I think we also need to respect what makes us a family," she said. "We celebrate each other's birthdays to teach them how to treat a family."

"The Jamie Foxx Show" actress filed for divorce in June 2010 amid revelations that her ex-husband, talent agent Mike Nilon, had been having an affair. The pair have two kids together, and the actress has one son from a previous marriage.

Watch the video above for more of Beauvais' co-parenting tips (and check out the full segment here), then click through the slideshow below for more parenting advice from our readers.

Advice For Stressed Out Co-Parents

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