A parent will always put the kids first, especially if the kids are young. For instance, you can expect plans and dates to be altered last minute if there’s a need in the kid’s life that must be met urgently. So, you would have to put up with such urgencies, so as not to appear inconsiderate towards the kid.
Also, if a potential partner or person has a kid or kids, bear in mind that his or her ex may still be in the picture because of the kids. The previous partner may have to call frequently to check on the kids and speak with the ex for an extended time regarding the welfare of the kid its just part of a parents job be it a mom or dad. Can you take this situation without tension as to whether it is just the children’s welfare they are talking about or there may be underlying romantic affair
still going on between the two?