How to Make The Parenting Olympic Team


It takes a special kind of person to be an Olympian. Strength, speed, stamina; these are all qualities I can see in the athletes competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics this summer, and it occurred to me that those same qualities could be, and damn-well should be attributed to all us epic parenting-greats. Think about it. How heavy is all that kid-gear we’ve been carrying around? How many munchkin meltdowns has our sanity endured and survived?? How thin has our patience been stretched??? I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; parenting should be an Olympic sport. Now how would one make the Parenting Olympic Team? Here are just a few qualities every Parent-Lympian must have: