I was on family leave, spending my days caring for my two-year-old son while pregnant with my second child. To kill some time, I began to watch the Game Show Network, and I got hooked.

One afternoon my husband came home to find the house in complete disarray and me plopped in front of the TV.

"So this is what you do while I'm working?" he said, smirking.

"It just happened to be on TV," I lied.

The next evening we were watching Bush's inauguration. As Bush stepped out of his limousine and waved to reporters, my son shouted, "Look, Mommy! He won the car!"