Ryan's new job has him gone 1-2 weeks a month. That is Monday to Friday.
Used to be the kids are in bed I could run to the store. He is gone so that isn't a legal option. I am at the mercy of a teenager and their schedule if I want out of the house alone.
Projects take longer. So I want to sand something in the garage, it is 40 degrees and rainy so I have to take the kids outside or let them loose without being watched.
This is what happens when you don't watch them:
In 15 years they will be off on their own lives and I will miss them. You tell me that, all of you whom their kids are in sports, jobs, have their own families...