October 25, 2007
The ever expanding field of motherhood has plenty of management opportunities available. Here is a list of just a few of the many management roles someone pursuing motherhood might find themselves in.
CBO Chief Bedtime Officer - handling everything from pajamas to teeth brushing to stories and tucking in, one of motherhood's great delights!
CCO Chief Coat Officer - Managing and Keeping tabs on all the coats in the family, so that one never goes without a warm jacket or coat. Can also include scarf and glove/mitten responsibilities.
CDO Chief Discipline Officer - Maintaining acceptable behavior models consistently and repeatedly, sometimes thousands of times over.
CEO Chief Executive Officer - In charge of getting things done, no matter what difficulties come your way.
CFO Chief Food Officer - Responsible for ensuring that everyone is fed with healthy food and snacks.
CHO Chief Hug Officer - Offering hugs for every situation needing a little extra comfort.
CIO Chief Illness Officer - In charge of gathering symptom information and passing it on to the next expert.
CJO Chief Joking Officer - Responsible for keeping the mood light and fun even when tempers are short, tummies are empty, and eyes are sleepy.
CKO Chief Kissing Officer - Both mitigating the emotional impact of bumps, scrapes and bruises and also conveying the mastery of the Chief Loving Officer title.
CLO Chief Loving Officer - Gifted with the fullness of heart no matter what comes your way. The mother's love is boundless and comes without any conditions attached.
CNO Chief Noise Officer - Regulating noise levels appropriate to location and current company.
CPO Chief Potty Officer - If this one needs explanation then perhaps you're looking in the wrong field ;-)
CQO Chief Question Officer - The first go-to for all questions from your little workers.
CSO Chief Shoe Officer - similar to chief coat officer responsibilities. Added benefit: Being in charge of purchasing shoes.
CTO Chief Toy Officer - Managing the flow in and out of toys, both indoor and outdoor.
CUO Chief Underwear Officer - Making sure there are always clean pairs, even extras, available.
CWO Chief Wipes Officer - Responsible for keeping wipes available everywhere at any time. Even for complete strangers, if necessary.
CZO Chief Zipper Officer - No explanation necessary.