8 Reasons Why My WoW Character Would Be a Better Mom Than Me

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Before I had a baby a couple of years ago, I had a fairly serious World of Warcraft addiction that went on for more than a year. OK, it wasn’t that bad — I didn’t call in sick to work so I could stay home and play (much), I didn’t ruin my marriage (mostly because my husband played with me), and my life didn’t spiral out of control (except in the housework category). But still, once I became a mother, I knew it was time to give up the game. Even when we passed out of the chaos of the newborn months, I figured that whatever spare time I had should be devoted to my family, not my MMORPG fixation.

But recently I was reminiscing fondly about the primary character I played, a Level 52 Human Paladin, and it occurred to me that she might have some advantages over me in the mothering department. Not sure what I mean? Here’s a list of ways my WoW counterpart would make a better mom than me.

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