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Single Mom Dating Tips

When do you give up on single mom dating?

November 4, 2012

Here’s an interesting question from a Facebook fan. This question, by the way, could have come from me a few years ago, or from many single mom friends I know who are struggling with dating right now. The question is from Sarah, a dating single mom… Alright, I’m about to give up! I’ve done the […]

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The waiting.

June 24, 2012

I talk like it’s easy to be single. I tell you all how fantastic it can be. But, I had my moments. My moments while I was waiting and wanting to find love. I kept myself preoccupied and even believed I had found it when in fact, I had not. I loved and learned. Broke […]

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A gift for you.

March 27, 2012

Years ago I poured my heart into an eBook meant to accompany this blog and to be the perfect primer for any new single moms starting to date. The result, Ms. Single Mama Uncensored, is over 100 pages of juicy post-divorce dating goodness. All of the secrets I could never publish here are there, in […]

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Romance in the air?

September 13, 2011

The leaves are falling, the days are shorter, there is Halloween stuff every where, I just found an awesome vintage fur coat at a thrift store and I find myself wishing I had a manperson to share it with. But why? I don’t want to be wanting one, when clearly there isn’t one anywhere on […]

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Fish, Bicycles and Tables

August 27, 2011

I love the way this girl thinks. So (after reading that fabulous link above), tell me–what does he bring to the table? That guy you are dating or considering dating? Or, if you have no flames now, what about your ex? What did he bring to the table? If you are drawing a blank… well, […]

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Single Mom Question: We have chemistry, but…

June 10, 2011

This one is from Jen, a single mom who has all of the chemistry a girl can dream of with man who is not financially responsible. Her question in a nutshell is – “We have this amazing chemistry, but what about his financial instability? Can I overlook that? And is this the last time I […]

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Single Mom Question: Why can’t I commit?

May 25, 2011

I promised you a series devoted to your questions about being a dating single mom. And here is the first. This one is from April. “I am so happy being a single mom that I find it hard to settle into a relationship.” “I have been divorced for five years now and a single mother to […]

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Too Personal?

February 9, 2011

I have no filter. I have also been told I have absolutely no poker face, although, ironically, I am pretty good at poker. With the break up settling in and my single self completely and absolutely single again, I have been wondering what it will feel like to be on a date again. Or to […]

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Keeping busy.

January 27, 2011

Busy is good when your life has changed so dramatically. I feel numb now. The shock has worn off and Benjamin and I are trucking along like we were before John came into our lives. I have found that taking out the trash alone, warming up the car in the morning and even sleeping in […]

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A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding a Manperson

November 28, 2010

I missed the third anniversary of starting my blog. Typically I give myself a pat on the back for making it this far without either a) quitting or b) losing all of my readers. And then I offer up a recap of my milestone self-discoveries about men and dating as a single mom. Conveniently for […]

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