It's just an incredibly stressful time in a family's life, no matter how you cut it.
A butler to handle taking out the trash, cleaning the house, cleaning after your parents while you did the other tasks is already s big help.
At first they'll promise they won't collect a lot of data and you'll always be able to opt out. However, increasingly more data will start getting collected, you'll start having a hard time finding the option to opt out and even if you manage to do it, the UI will progressively get more deceptive and annoying at trying to get you to turn it back on.
Next thing you know, almost everyone has them connected, you're a weirdo if you don't and Google is even more powerful than before.