A: Why don't you just focus on making the best of it for yourself as well as for your children?
B: Maybe that's what I'm trying to do.
A: But then why do you only see / are you only seeing them a couple of times a month?
Would you see this as a fixed thing and use simple present, or see it as a temporary situation and use the present continuous?
Would native speakers care about which one to use in examples like this?