In a new TV interview, Britney Spears’ mother admits that, even after the nasty divorce and even nastier custody battle, she still has a soft spot for former son-in-law Kevin Federline.

"I do like Kevin," Lynne Spears says in an interview set to air Thursday on The Morning Show with Mike And Juliet. "He’s been good to us."

Although Lynne admits that she "had reservations" about K Fed when he first got together with her daughter, she and Brit’s dad, Jamie Spears, now feel grateful to him.

"He’s included Jamie and I," she explains. "He could have been a real pill about a lot of things, but he wasn’t… He worked with us, and I think he’s tried to make things good for the boys."

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Lynne, who has just written the memoir Through the Storm about raising a family in the spotlight, says that she prays that the negative headlines — drugs, surprise pregnancies, bitter divorces — are finally behind Britney and her little sister, Jamie Lynn Spears.

"I just really hope they find their purpose in life and that it’s really going to fulfill them to their full potential," she told Mike and Juliet.

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When co-host Mike Jerrick asks Lynne if, given the chance to do it all over again, she’d have chosen a different path, she says, "You know what? I don’t know. There were certain things that I would do again, of course… But I would always hope that my children would fulfill their dreams. And these were my children’s dreams."

See the complete interview on The Morning Show With Mike and Juliet tomorrow. Check listings for local times.

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