“It’s very meaningful to me,” explained the actor, who shares children Violet, 15, Seraphina12, SamuelWith his ex-wife, he is 9 years old Jennifer Garner. It’s all about parenting children, fatherhood, family and whatever it looks like. This is not about the perfect person doing everything perfectly. It’s about many people who have had to deal with some difficult situations but still care enough to offer basic support and love to this young man.

Ben went on to open up about what he personally loves about parenthood, even if it’s a little “selfish,” he admitted: “How much you get from your children, how much you learn, how much of a gift that it is that they’re giving you, and the honor it is to be there for them.”

Ben stated, “Every minute I am with them” And I shared 50/50 custody of my children with an amazing co-parent. She does a wonderful job, we try our best, and it’s fantastic.”

You can hear more about Ben from the following Daily Pop clip!

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