Dating Single Moms

The Living Room Date

One of the greatest challenges of being a dating single mom is finding the time to date and the money to hire a baby sitter.

It’s why after a few paid dates I recommend having your own living room date. So how do you entertain a man in your living room (aside from the obvious) and what happens if your child wakes up?

Watch to find out.

Also watch my video on Dating Single Moms: What do the guys think?

If you are a man dating a single mom read my series onĀ How to Date a Single Mom. If you are as single mom looking for more dating advice and tipsĀ read my advice for dating single moms.

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Katie June 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm

It was so great to hear you talk about having living room dates. I also have my children about 97% of the time, and I'm left with no time to actually date. I have yet to invite someone over because it seems like everyone discourages me by making those comments like, "what if the kids wake up?" I feel really lonely, and I'm so ready to date. I just feel trapped in my own home. Anyways, it was really nice to hear your encouragement. Thank you!


Mayara February 4, 2015 at 6:43 am

Online Dating Tips : The best online dtniag site are a site you like so you just have to try some different sites to see whits one you like most and stay there.You can start to join one or to sites and see if it’s give you some results, it can be a local site or are international site.After some days i think you will get contact to some other singles, if you use the sites chat room you will get contact in very shot time.Distance don’t need to be a problem but don’t send money to a ticket to somebody you don’t don’t trust 100 % it’s better say don’t send money at all.Don’t drive nowhere before you have seen the people in live chat or something like this not all people on online dtniag sites are who they tell they are.You can of course also meet other singles on bar’s in the street and what ever you prefer, one nice thing whit online dtniag are you know something about the person before you meet them face to face so you can sort some of them out before and use energy on them you think can be a good match for you.Good luck to you.


Gee August 12, 2009 at 9:01 am

thanks fer this great video of urs!
it is very helpful. you tk care and have wonderful day:)


Amy February 9, 2010 at 9:43 am

GREAT ADVICE!! I am so ready for this, but I have been terrified to ask about the idea of a “living room” date. My only issue is how do you date a guy who also has his younger son, I have my 3 younger as well. We could living room date with mine asleep, but what about his son and he lives 40 miles away?


Anonymous April 30, 2010 at 3:48 am

i love your advice….its so true and real…love it…you hit so many important parts of dating as a single mama and its so important to know how to treat the dating and the child and yourself cuz they are all are inportant!! peace out single mama i love you!!! you rock


Stacy March 1, 2011 at 12:41 am

You have renewed my faith. This whole dating thing can happen for me. This thought process has taken years for me to grasp, and hearing your encouragement really helps. Thank you so much :o)


ganesh January 11, 2012 at 7:35 am

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Dave October 29, 2013 at 12:35 am

I would love to give honest, truthful commentary encompassing not only my opinion on this matter but the opinions of virtually ever guy (except a certain a type) on this matter. However judging from the positive “you go girl” comments on nearly every single article written my Miss proud Single Mama my opinion is not welcome because it’s the truth. And the truth on how most men feel about single mothers (*unless they are a single dad themselves) is NOT something most single mothers want to to her. So it will never, ever be allowed to be seen on this blog.


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