Then I got therapy, healed some wounds and got clear about what I wanted.By the time I met my husband, I was not shy about saying what I wanted and asking what he wanted up front to make sure we wanted the same things before we even had a second date." Honoree and second husband Byron will celebrate their fifth anniversary next month.
You might have a really fun time with your nephew at Christmas, but this isn't the same as cleaning up vomit at 3 a.m. Planning time for mascara is hard enough; popular culture becomes the Great White Buffalo.
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.
Until the mini people are old enough to get their own cereal and turn on the cartoons, there's no such thing as sleeping in.
Alaina Shearer, who blogs at Ms Single Mama.com, and since launched a site for blended families Beautyandthe with her new husband, got engaged in six months then eloped in a small family wedding in the couple's back yard.
And sometimes you discover that being a single parent and trying to date just don’t mix so well.