Find more tips on How to Date a Single Mom on Alaina's blog, Ms. By Alaina Sheer of Single for Single Parent Single moms know this is a great way of meeting other singles who respect being a parent.
But women new to single motherhood may still be learning how to balance their new dating life with their job as a full-time single mom.
If you are with a very recently single mother she may still have feelings for her ex, after all, they did have a child together. Dating someone when an ex is still in the picture, even moreso when it is her child's father, can be a bit awkward at first. Single moms have much, much more to worry about than when you're going to call next.
Be careful and watch for signs that she really isn't over him but make sure you communicate any concerns you have with her directly. Her hands are full as it is so throw the games out the window.
Little things like that will earn you major, major brownie points.
Don't just say you care, prove it by stepping up and helping out around the house and in her life.