Some of our guidelines might seem too restrictive or like too much trouble, but is there really anything that’s “too much trouble” when your kids’ best interests are on the line?
This is good advice for any single person but becomes even more essential for moms.
Liking her kids isn't the same as raising her kids. Be ready for rapid-fire spontaneity or an ironclad calendar. There is nothing more beautiful than a joyful child.
You might have some really great ideas about how you think she could do things, and you might have some strong ideas about how children should behave. You're at the mercy of custody agreements, parent-teacher conferences, skinned knees, stuffy noses, and — buy her wine for this one — lice. Throw everything you know about Sunday Funday out the window.
If you don’t share the same faith and basic values from the start, trust us: Don’t waste precious hours that could be spent with your kids on a guy who’s not for you.Your work schedule will probably come in the way of the time you can spend at home.While this is normal, it can be real challenging to implement into your love life. Her children's games are the only ones she wants to play. Feel like she's perfect except you don't want kids?It's probably best you move along if either of you wants something long-term.2. Instead of pretending you know what it's like, ask questions and be humble. It's also a real question that single moms actually hear. Don't be surprised — or rude — when she hasn't heard the latest from Beyoncé or seen any movies.