I was a little more worldly by the time I became a mother but it still makes me chuckle to think of all of the things that would purposely be left out of the job requirements for this role. Every day I complete a new activity that should have seemed obvious when I decided to embrace the joys of motherhood, but somehow didn't make it into my consciousness.
Today's addition to the mom description, the selfless, under appreciated task of scrubbing poop stains out of clothing.
What are some of the tasks that you didn't realize came with the position of "mom" (or dad for that matter)?
Robyn reminded me in the comments, here are some of the other duties I became aware of over the last 2+ years: