They’ve slowed me down. It’s like, we’re going to sit here and make strawberry shortcake and that’s going to be our night. ‘What’d you do tonight, Laura?’ ‘Er, I made strawberry shortcake.’ I used to go out a lot, but that’s how life changes. Right now I’m just hoping and praying I make it through the kids’ teenage years.A lot of parents say they're hoping and praying to survive their kids' adolescences. It means something different when she says it.