I don’t care how cute we look hugging Donald Duck in Hawaii or if I appear sporty and chic in a Little League photo—my son’s photo doesn’t belong on whatever site I’m trying out.
And I honestly cringe when I see guys with a kid on their shoulders or holding a newborn.
Moms make the best lasagna and give the best back rubs. You’ll get to take part in adventures to amusement parks, the zoo and the park.
She’s no longer a party girl, but a fun night out is still very welcome. There are plenty, like me, who are blissfully lacking in life experience, have yet to reach the big 3-0, and spend more time swiping left on Tinder instead.Real talk: Considering the 200 different directions I’m pulled in each day—which include working full time; waking up with my six-month-old daughter at ungodly hours; cooking; cleaning; carpooling; bathing; co-parenting; dealing with temper tantrums; and still attempting to take care of myself—the mere of dating can sometimes seem nothing short of impossible.—Dating a single mom can be fun, freeing, and fraught with stumbling blocks. She wouldn’t be staying on the phone if she weren’t interested in getting to know you.–When a man dances around getting together, I get weary. But why do you keep calling me, building up to it and then racing off the phone? Less travel time for her saves her some money and/or guilt.Here’s a quick guide to avoiding some basic dating missteps I’ve encountered on the road to finding love and friendship as a single Mom. Why not be clear that you’re interested in getting to know her? It also means she can get home faster, should she need to.Not to mention that in the rare and precious moments I do have to myself, it feels like a major risk to spend that time with someone I might never see again rather than catching up with friends, reading, zoning out to Netflix, or, you know, sleeping.