People often say that moms are superheroes. I don’t know if I would go that far, though. It’s not as if having a child bestows super powers onto us or the mere fact of becoming a parent makes us better than non-parents. Honestly, most of us are just doing what we need to get through the day and do the best we can by our kids and our families.
So although I’m no supermom, I’ve noticed that I’ve developed a particular set of skills that is silly, strange, and well — unique to parents. I call them my “Mom Ninja Skills.” If you’re a mom or dad, you’ve probably noticed these newly acquired talents, too.
Over the past five years, here are just a few of the previously unnecessary talents I’ve been able to master: