For one, it's summer, and there isn't any homework per se.
For two, the last two times I did it, she tried to promise the kids an activity that was on "my time".
For three, I don't want her thinking I'm afraid of her drama threats. She could call and leave a message to coordinate a call, but she prefers the drama of simply calling out of the blue.
Trevor wrote:What's the problem with handing the kids the phone on that day, after their dinner and homework is done, for a 15 minute talk before bath time? Don't go borrowing headaches.