1. Daddy starts losing his keys, wallet and cell phone on a daily basis.
2. Middle child gets left at school until teacher calls to ask if anyone would be picking up the child that day?
3. Daughter gets dressed and ready for ballet, but nobody can take her to the dance studio.
4. Mommy relents and lets Daddy purchase the cursed Xbox 360 the better to entertain young boys.
5. Mommy begins seriously contemplating the purchase of a megaphone, the better to boss the household from bed.