The Unexpected Trait I Use Every Day as a Mom

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the unexpected trait moms use every dayBefore I became a mom, I was fully aware that parenting would require a lot of patience, resilience, and top-notch communication skills.

What I didn’t realize? Just how much being a mom would require me to flex my creative muscles. I’ve found creativity to be an extremely valuable—and yet totally unexpected—parenting trait.

I’m not talking about an ability to write poetry or paint beautiful landscapes, neither of which I’m even remotely good at.  I simply mean the capacity to think outside of the box, to come up with innovative and unexpected solutions to parenting problems.

Need some examples? I’m sharing 4 ways parenting has stretched my creative imagination over at Sand In My Toes today! Check it out!