I was re-reading The Indelible Alison Bechdel the other day, and this panel made me laugh:
Haha!!! That poor mom!
Of course I don't follow the cartoonist's wise advice myself since I don't have to -- my kids love trains!!!
So I can get myself (I mean them ;-) ) as much train track as I want and set it up all over the living room so we can all play together:
Normally I love to travel, but I've been feeling so lazy recently that I ended up just spending my whole vacation in my pajamas playing with trains, as you can see from the following photographic evidence: