Hubs, to Jake: "If you aren't home on time tonight, you won't be able to leave the yard for the rest of the summer. Last night you were a 1/2 hour late!"
Scattered Mom looks up from a magazine with a start. "The rest of the WHAT?!"
Scattered Mom: "You're joking."
Hubs: "No, he needs to learn to come home on time. We need to teach him responsibility."
Scattered Mom: "Wait a sec. You are not grounding him to the house for the entire month and a half that I am home with him every single day. Are you trying to ruin my summer? THINK AGAIN."
Hubs pauses thoughtfully and then calls into the garage after Jake,
"You're going to be grounded to the house until the end of JUNE!"