Of course whether you respond is your personal preference.
You sound like a great parent who also enjoys children as much as I do.
What do you enjoy doing most with your children, and what is the hat game you said you all play?
Women who send these kinds of winks and teasers are often too shy, too lazy, too cheap to subscribe or too busy multi-dating to send a real email.
Similarly, I choose not to respond to women who simply attach their profile with no note, or who send a four-line generic form letter.
At some point, you may be involved in two or more e-mail exchanges that seem promising, which at times can feel a bit scary. The best advice is to stay on e-mail as long as possible to get to know more about each prospect. Even though most sites are within 10 percent of being equally balanced between male and female postings, you won’t find any balance at all with respect to who writes most of the mail.