"Wife, I know this is stressful for you. Next time you $!tch at me about nothing I will let you finish up on your own. If I see you need help I will jump in. That being said, "How can I help you in the morning so that things run smoother?"
Don't put up with CB.
"What is best for my kids is best for me"
Persevere = happily being patient over a long period of time