Well, as much as he huffs and puffs and gives us the hairy eyeball and mutters under his breath, son does what he is told. He stayed home without incident.
The IT guy at work was ready to give away his four year old daughter today. I said I would trade him for a 15 y/o boy. No problem he said - boys are easy. I believe people who say that only have girls (which he does). I don't think either gender is easier, different maybe but not easy.