" get used to that one kid . . . it only gets worse. "
Ain't that the truth.
You have to beat'em at their own game. Depending on what it is your doing that night, use it to your advantage. If you don't want to go use the regular time and you will be late. If you don't want to be late, use a 45 minute buffer.
If you want to leave at 6, you tell her I'll pick you up at 5:15. Don't worry about a backfire and being early. She will never be ready at 5:15. Works every time.
The only two things she will always be on time for is her wedding and the appt with the divorce lawyer.
Over & Out,