Maybe the kids are the problem. don't worry, there are ways of rendering them more compliant.
How about a shot of morphine?
If Mrs Winslow's magic ingredient does not work perhaps a shot of cocaine might keep the little darlings quiet.
Are the little
Still not 'tranquille'? Why don't you take a dose of Nervine?
Maybe the kids have set the house on fire but after a good shot of potassium bromide you will not care what they do.