When the noise level and pounding of feet stomps on your last nerve, send the kids outside. You might turn on the sprinklers or dump a bag of ice on the sidewalk. Maybe a clothesline tent will make their day...or maybe it won't.
Perhaps today, you'll reach into your bag of community events, pack drinks, a lunch and head out to explore at the science museum, the zoo, the beach or the fossil site. How do you fight back when you hear the "b" word?