Ben Affleck was spotted with their kids this past week on the Cape, and it looks like mama bear isn't too far behind.

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I am not a divorced parent with kids but know a few, and they all say it is a challenge to share custody and spend as much time with the children as they'd like. Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck got married in the spring of 2004 and went on to have three kids together: Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.

All seemed happy and well for the Garner-Affleck clan until the summer of 2015, when it was reported that Ben left a family vacation and took the kids' nanny to Vegas for a poker tournament weekend. Yikes. I wouldn't have been happy if I was Jen, either.

That was the same summer the two announced they were separating. This is what they told People magazine back in 2015: "After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding."

From then to now, they've remained friendly and finalized their divorce less than a year ago, back in October 2018. There were a few rumors swirling that the two were back together after Ben broke up with his girlfriend Lindsey Shookus right before the divorce was official.

We know two things right now: Ben is here in Massachusetts spending time with his mom, family and has his kids with him, too. Secondly, Jennifer is also here in Massachusetts the very same week.

Is it a coincidence?