MR. CANDY: How long are your parents going to be here?
ME: Five days.
MR. CANDY: That’s it? Why don’t they stay longer?
ME: You’ve gotta be the first person in the history of the universe to ask that about the in-laws. Without sarcasm, that is.
Dance parties are a big part of being a parent, especially when you’re the parent of younger children. I love them because when I am hosting (or am summoned...