Posts tagged single parents

11 reasons to date a single dad

Maybe you’re about to go on a date with a man you really like. He’s perfect in every way you can imagine, apart from maybe he has a small child that you’re not sure you will like/will like you. Maybe you also have a smug friend, (who thinks she’s always right), saying “it will be […]

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Dating, Relationship advice

How to Fit Dating Around your Single Parent Lifestyle

Remember last week when you were telling your friend over a cup of coffee how relaxing and stress free single parenting is? No. Of course not. A lot of single parents are looking for someone to share the lovely, yet exhausting experience with but there’s only one way you’re going to be able to find […]

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Dating

Ideas for Fun Family Dates with Children of All Ages

Picture this – a romantic restaurant, candles, wine and your favourite meal. You gaze lovingly into your partner’s eyes and vow to remember this moment for the rest of your life. Just then, your two year old, who is sat next to you, hurls your £26 steak at a random stranger at the next table […]

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Dating

Words of wisdom to give your new partner when they first meet your children

Dating as a single parent the inevitable situation that you will come across is introducing your children to a new partner which can be really daunting for all parties involved – especially if your children haven’t met any of your dates before or your new partner doesn’t have much experience with kids. However, the big […]

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Dating

Is your new partner compatible with your kids?

How much of a say would you let your children have in deciding who you date? Experienced internet dater Jo Middleton of Slummy Single Mummy shares her own experience and advice. Dating can be difficult. As a single parent it is usually even harder. With so many potential partners out there, you have to make […]

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Dating

When is the Best Time to Tell Your Date You Have Kids?

Jo Middleton is an experienced internet dater and a mother of two. Think having kids might be a dealbreaker for your date? Jo thinks she has the answer

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Dating

15 reasons to date a single mum

What better time than Mother’s Day to celebrate what makes single mothers uniquely dateable. We asked blogger Jo Middleton of the award-winning Slummy Single Mummy blog to tell us her 15 reasons to date a single mum. There are currently an estimated two million single parents in the UK, the majority headed by women, so before […]

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Dating, Dating Unplugged

Getting ready to date: tips for single mums dating

Being a single parent can be hard work! If the sleepless nights and non-stop tidying/feeding/tidying/working/tidying/entertaining doesn’t tip you over the edge, then the thought of making plans to socialise and actually following through with them will. At the end of a busy day, the last thing a lot of single parents want is the hassle […]

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Dating, Dating Unplugged