And I actually thought you were joking when you said remove the kids (where is the complete shocked, jaw-dropping smiley when I need it?)
You don't have kids do you? and if you did, I bet you would never make a mistake, would you?
We all make mistakes, like I said
But there are acceptable mistakes then mistakes that call for social services to intervene for the good of the children.
If one cannot bear the responsibility (and lets face it, it aint easy) don't bear the kids.
To edit: I wasn't joking when I said remove the kids and
The last thing a child needs is a fucked up parent.