If you’re attracted to someone who isn’t interested in a lifestyle that includes a child, but expects you to fit into his/her childless lifestyle, this scenario has “red flag” written all over it. Don’t bring a parade of potential partners through your kids’ lives. Don’t post information about your children on your dating profile. Kids’ needs won’t fit neatly into your dating agenda. When dating, it’s hard enough to sort through your own feelings. Either way, it’s best to wait for introductions until there is commitment between you and your partner. To process your thoughts and feelings, bend the ear of your best friend, sibling, or therapist. There’s a fine balance between honoring your child’s wishes and honoring your own. Someone who has never had kids will need plenty of time to develop his/her own relationship with your children.
The only exception to this rule is if she specifically asks for your support or help.They have always been there to help me with babysitting.I lock myself in the bathroom and take a bath and read a book. He also loves sleepovers at his grandparents' house. I try to keep our lives on a schedule so that I'm not overwhelmed.I take advantage of my downtime..when he's at sports practice, I'll read a book.Single parents have to worry about who's going to watch their child in the mornings and get them off to school and watch them after school.