By Priscilla Morales, mom to two awesome kids, stepmom to a rockstar stepdaughter. Toys in the bathtub and — on occasion — in the toilet. For the single woman, single should not be eliminated from the dating pool.
Early dinner to accommodate the babysitter's schedule. Let me be clear: I'm talking about responsible single dads — those who pay child support, invest time in their children and, you know, do what fathers are supposed to do.
I once had a blossoming relationship go pear-shaped when the new lady in my life, who’d never had children, got in a strop because I was taking too long to show one of my sons how to use a whipper-snipper and we were late for a brunch date.
It was of no consequence whether we were tucking into eggs benedict at 11 or 11.30, but she interpreted my concern for my son as disregard for her.
Meaning YOU, is not going to introduce any ol' person into his child's life. It also made me realize that I wanted to have children of my own one day, and I knew upfront that my partner would be a great dad. By Sujeiry Gonzalez, love guru for 93.9 FM and relationship author. Imagine how difficult it is to be a stepmother — you have to look after his kids, cooperate with their mom and share your man.