Sigle parent dating
Don't have shared custody or family or friends in the area? You're older now, hopefully wiser, and have kids to consider.
You can't date the same way now as you did in your twenties, Baumgartner says.
"In my coaching practice, I suggest that single moms do the inside work to get really clear about their wants, needs, values and beliefs and get in touch with their intuition," says Kerri Zane, single-mom lifestyle expert and author of It Takes All 5: A Single Mom's Guide to Finding the Real One.
How much should you tell your kids -- or the cutie across the table?
If activities seem too hard on your schedule or psyche right now, Zane says to look into the Internet dating scene.
"They are fun, flirty, and super ego boosters," says Zane.
Instead, focus on topics that are easy to discuss and help you learn about each other.
Though you may be excited about a new relationship, be extra cautious about sharing this information with your kids.