Divorce and Kids with Ashley Simpo: Author, Editor, Advocate & Speaker

How do we navigate divorce with kids? My guest today is the author of “A Kids Book About Divorce”, Ashley Simpo. We explore how to move beyond that “typical” image of a family, and more! Plus Ashley shares actionable steps to accept pain whilst embracing the positive, and approve of ourselves. Please remember: marriage is not the pinnacle of success.

Ashley Simpo (she/her) is an author, editor, advocate, and speaker. As a freelance writer, she has penned essays and op-eds for Essence, Shondaland, Huffington Post, The Lily, Zora Mag, and BET News. She writes and speaks on Black motherhood, co-parenting, and personal and creative development. Her book, ‘A Kids Book About Divorce,’ is part of a collection of conversation starters from the ‘A Kid’s Book About’ series.

By day, Ashley serves as Managing Editor for a global tech company where she works to cultivate diversity and amplify emerging and underrepresented voices in the tech space. She co-parents her 8-year-old son with her ex-husband in Brooklyn, New York.

What we cover:

  • Navigating divorce
  • Co-parenting
  • What does a “typical” family look like?
  • Moving on from divorce


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