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21 Jobs You're Totally Qualified For As A Parent

I mean you're basically a doctor.

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1. Stylist

When you picked out your kids clothes you had them looking sharp.
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When you picked out your kids clothes you had them looking sharp.

2. Stand-up comedian

Comedy Central

Okay, so maybe “peekaboo” is a long way from stand-up, but if anyone saw how hard your baby laughed they’d know you’ve got some serious skills.

3. Archivist

You could practically open a museum dedicated to your kids what with all the drawings, crafts, costumes, clothes, toys, and photos you've kept.
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You could practically open a museum dedicated to your kids what with all the drawings, crafts, costumes, clothes, toys, and photos you've kept.

4. Artist

PBS

You might not have thought of yourself as an artist before kids, but you do now after all the drawings you've done on restaurant place mats.

5. Chauffeur

You’ve driven your kids to school, practices, appointments, and the mall (to name a few places), and you’re ready to get paid for it.
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You’ve driven your kids to school, practices, appointments, and the mall (to name a few places), and you’re ready to get paid for it.

6. Motivational Speaker

NBC

Over the years your kids have been nervous about first days of school, big games, tests, and first dates, and you’ve pumped them up for all of them.

7. Psychologist

You’ve said, “And why would you do that?” more times than you can count.
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You’ve said, “And why would you do that?” more times than you can count.

8. Bounty Hunter

If your kids ever fail to tell you where they're going you hunt them down faster than Dog the Bounty Hunter could.
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If your kids ever fail to tell you where they're going you hunt them down faster than Dog the Bounty Hunter could.

9. Writer

Fox

Your audience may often fall asleep in the middle of your bedtime stories... but that's the point!

10. Chef

You’ve done it all: school lunches, dinners, birthday cakes, snacks, pancakes, etc. Basically, any time Master Chef wants to call, you’re ready.
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You’ve done it all: school lunches, dinners, birthday cakes, snacks, pancakes, etc. Basically, any time Master Chef wants to call, you’re ready.

11. Custodial services

NBC

You’ve cleaned up “accidents,” throw-up, messy bedrooms, and your entire house after a birthday party. You've got this.

12. Translator

When your kids were toddlers you were the only one who knew what they were saying, and when they were teenagers you understood every grunt.
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When your kids were toddlers you were the only one who knew what they were saying, and when they were teenagers you understood every grunt.

13. Conflict resolution expert

HBO

You've mediated so many of your kids' squabbles that you’re pretty sure you could make bickering adults play nice in no time.

14. Dry Cleaner

You’ve gotten stains out of your kids’ clothes that had no business coming out.
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You’ve gotten stains out of your kids’ clothes that had no business coming out.

15. Police Officer

Columbia/MGM

You not only enforce the laws of your home, but have sent your kids to their room which is kind of like sending criminals to jail when you think about it.

16. Exterminator

When there’s a spider in your kid’s room, you’re the first person they call, and your rolled up magazine attack is deadly.
Fox

When there’s a spider in your kid’s room, you’re the first person they call, and your rolled up magazine attack is deadly.

17. Tutor

You’ve helped your kids with so much homework that you’re pretty sure you could do this for a living. (High school math excluded, of course.)
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You’ve helped your kids with so much homework that you’re pretty sure you could do this for a living. (High school math excluded, of course.)

18. Detective

Warner Bros.

Even Sherlock Holmes would be impressed with the times you’ve somehow found your kids’ lost blanket or favorite toy.

19. Party planner

After all the birthday parties you've rocked, you’re pretty sure you could handle a wedding, bar mitzah, or company party.
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After all the birthday parties you've rocked, you’re pretty sure you could handle a wedding, bar mitzah, or company party.

20. Doctor

NBC

You’ve tended to boo-boos and obsessively read WebMD long enough to be at least a third year medical student.

21. Monster Slayer/Exorcist

Your kids were convinced there were monsters under their bed, but did they ever see any? Nope. They can thank you and your monster spray for that.
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Your kids were convinced there were monsters under their bed, but did they ever see any? Nope. They can thank you and your monster spray for that.

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