She is a pastoral family counselor and has parented birth, step, adopted and foster children.
She holds bachelor's degrees in English and history from Centenary College of Louisiana.
Knowing What You’re Getting Into Communicating with the Father from the Start of Your Relationship Dealing with the Mother Easing Yourself into the Child's Life Community Q&A You're dating a man and he has children.
These days it's becoming more and more common for someone to enter a relationship with children from a previous marriage.
Check his credentials: If you have a toddler or baby and the guy is okay with dating you, then this next step is important.
You may need to run some sort of background check or something to know what kind of temperament the guy has.
When you are single and looking to mingle, you generally will not hurt anyone if you start dating “just to see where things go.” Plenty of men do this all the time.
While the age of the child plays a factor, if you’re not looking for anything serious, you shouldn’t play the “I’ll figure it out” game with a ready-made family. I can actually say the world is ending on a stressful day and my boyfriend just laughs pleasantly and suggests we go get me an iced tea and soft pretzel…That's the most important perk of dating someone that's truly a kid at heart. Common challenges during the dating period including pacing the relationship, balancing her needs with those of her kids and scheduling time for dates.Dating isn't a single mom's top priority, so help her arrange things so she can get out with you.