When Doug hires a new employee, he automatically gives an experienced Mom of multiple older kids plus five points. Because, as he says, every mother who has spent years on raising kids will have developed valuable management, organizational and punishment skills. In other words, Moms kick ass.
We are leaving for Germany in an hour. The taxi is picking us up at 3 a.m., our flight leaves at 5:10 a.m. to Prague where we change planes to Frankfurt. Total air time, with change: 6.5 hours. Add trip to and from the airport, and we're getting close to 10 hours total travel time. And all that with three little boys who are not altogether familiar with the word "patience".