It is imperative to be prepared to adapt to unexpected circumstances: kids get sick, babysitters flake, school events pop up, and moms get tired and might not want to go out.

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Check out some tips: There will be times you might not even be second (or third! Just know that her child's schedule, meals and needs will come before yours.

It's natural to be selfish and to want her attention on demand, but would you want it any other way?

A woman who can handle sleepless nights with newborn, sick children and busy schedules will be a natural at nurturing and loving you. There are definitely many issues to consider and it takes an extremely special person to love someone who has children — not to mention the kids themselves.

However, having a woman and her children in your life means you can get more love out of the deal than you originally bargained to get.

I had my son when I was thirty-two, and it was both everything I’d imagined and more of an adjustment than I’d thought it would be.

I struggled with the loss of independence and received little support from my spouse.

The only thing a woman likes talking about more than herself is her kids.

The bond between a woman and her child is the true definition of unconditional love.

If you're trying to woo her, take a genuine interest in what is closest to her heart. If you're looking to be in her life long-term, her children are part of the deal. Her mam-bird instincts will tell you when the time is right — but until then, planting a seed of interest gives her an idea of how you might fit into their family.