That’s why single mums are turning to internet dating to find someone special – it’s a little easier to fit your dating activity around nap times, school picks-up or after your kids have gone to bed when the action is happening online.

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We have 1000's of single parents join our site everyday and all from the UK.

Being a single parent can be tough, especially when it comes to dating.

It's hard enough to find someone when your single but imagine what it's like when you're single with kids.

But there’s no space for the children-first approach when it comes to online dating – this, at the very least, is all about you.

So embrace a little me-time and enjoy talking about yourself for once – you’ve earned it!

In your own time There’s barely enough hours in the day as it is when you have children.

Let alone, time to search for, date and fall in love with the perfect partner.

To join single mums and dads you must have children and must be single.

Many single parent dating sites will allow anyone to join but I'm sure you don't want to end up talking to a married man or woman.

So here’s a few tips we’ve picked up from e Harmony’s single mothers to help you find the perfect man for you (and your family! You first Putting yourself second and your kids first seems to be an inherent part of being a mother.

Which is fine when it comes to letting them have the last slice of cake, or sitting through hours of Disney films (which, if you admit it, probably isn’t such a bad thing).