“Once you have children that’s who you are. There’s no way around that. That’s who I am. Your body switches off. I had no desire to date or anything.” ~ Charlize Theron~
Between balancing a hectic and busy business schedule, being inedited with tasks and travel, and running my kid to various sporting events and after-school activities, adding in a date night can seem arduous.
It’s hard enough keeping up with the snack schedule or finding my kid’s sock… or putting on GI Joe’s leg after Hulk pounds him to the ground to remembering to pick up Kids Bop 3227 when it releases…
…And NOW I am supposed to meet him for drinks? Ain’t nobody got time for that!
….So I thought.
The truth is, I knew I didn’t want to be single forever. Heck, there is still plenty of good in me that I know is destined for WIFE status. And damn sure there is MORE to me than being a baby mama! So why was I counting myself out?
There are a lot of reasons that I put out there and they probably aren’t too far from some of yours too….
“I don’t have time to go on a date because I have my son.”
“I don’t have anything to wear because I only have Mom jeans.”
“I haven’t been out in so long, I don’t even know what to say.”
“Ugh…he probably doesn’t want to really date a woman with a kid.”
No matter what the reasons… they panned out to be one thing: EXCUSES. Continue reading Playdates, Networking, & Date Nights…