I had to chuckle. I recently had a hit on my blog from someone who did a search for "3 kids under the influence". Man, I have three kids and there are times I wish they were under the influence of something. Something good. Something that's not only good for them, but good for me.
Right now, they seem to be under the influence of smart mouths. Ok, not 100% of the time, but enough that I am really tired of hearing myself and my husband say "Stop talking back" and then sending a child, almost exclusively the older child, to his room so "I don't have to listen to your smart mouth." It sticks for a few days, and then low and behold, that smart mouth is back. I'm not sure what type of influence he's under, but I think it has to do with being almost 13.