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Channel your inner ninja
February 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Lately, my kiddo is all about being ninja-like...stealth, super-skilled, able to maneuver through tough situations with aplomb. Okay, specifically, she's into being a ninja kitty, but that is a long story. Regardless, I have ninjas on the brain and I'm thinking that is a good thing.

Right, it sounds odd, but stay with me here. I'm trying to remember just how ninja-esque I am on any given day, just doing "mom things." I am a ninja mom. I know the locations of 399 minuscule plastic toys ("In the second cubby from the left, in the pullout white bin, with all of those bottle caps."). I can fold 23 pairs of leggings, make dinner and oversee homework all at the same time. I can pack a lunch in 44 seconds flat. I deftly explain the subway ads about sexually transmitted diseases without totally loading my five-year-old with information that is waaaaay beyond her years.

Yes, I am a ninja...and so are you. We are all ninjas -- wielding love, forgiveness, and guidance, helping our kids through this world. When the tasks get a little "same old, same old", visualize yourself as that ninja - masterful and skilled. Feel free to whisper "Ninja!" after you get the kids to bed with only three calls for juice and blanket adjustments. 

Share little things do you do that make you feel masterful and ninja-like! 

Š ZargonDesign    


  • MichelleK41
    February 20, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    Same here and dinner on the go, what's that for moms, haha. ;)

    Quoting cara124:

    I feel that is SUPER ninja mom... !  I've been that parent and it sucks LOL .... Some days I think we see more of the inside of my car than the inside of my house LOL

    Quoting MichelleK41:

    Haha I would have to say driving everyone in this family to all these different places on the same day at different times. Literally an 8 hour day of driving.

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