"It's hard to meet your match when everyone you're hanging out with is under three feet tall." She recommends, instead of heading to kid-centered places, to try some kid-friendly ones, where you might be able to scope out a cutie.
"A museum, bookstore, sidewalk fair, farmer's market, or a park without swings where your kid can run on the grass and play catch are all places where adults hang out too," advises Spencer.
Then, it can be nice to introduce your child to a new person in their own environment.
Have the new boyfriend/girlfriend over for a casual pizza party.
This doesn't mean you can't ever introduce your child to Mr.
How do I have my adult fun when the date is on a time schedule?
--Shannon, 29, Avon, Ohio Solution: Yes, you can have your cake, eat and enjoy it too.
A date with a cutie and a cocktail is nothing -- it's fun! So please, don't let his life choice mirror back that you weren't worth it. She suggests this trick: Make a list of ten reasons why you would want to date you -- qualities you bring to the table that your friends, family and child appreciate.
Maybe you make a mean lasagna, can hold your own on the tennis court, can tell a great joke, or always know what someone wants before they speak.