I agree 100%. There wasn't just the likelihood of f-bombs and sex talk, but also a chance that wineglasses would be thrown. Having the kids and their friends right there, apparently easily within earshot, made no sense to me. What exactly did Denise think would happen? They would all have a leisurely, quiet, respectable dinner, and then go home? She knows what this show is about, she knows these women, and she knows how these events go.
Under normal circumstances, in my (for example) normal life, yes - Of course people would be on their at least somewhat best behavior if kids were ar