It seems Serena Williams is right there with me: In a tweet this week, the new mom said learning how to use the stroller for daughter Alexis Olympia may very well be one of the hardest tasks she’s ever attempted. And coming from Williams, that sure is saying something! As Williams said:
“I’ve conquered a lot of things... blood clots in my lungs- twice... knee and foot surgeries... winning grand slams being down match point... to name just a FEW but I found out by far the hardest is figuring out a stroller!”
Based on Twitter responses, it seems other people have had similar struggles—a few dozen times over:
I've conquered a lot of things... blood clots in my lungs- twice... knee and foot surgeries... winning grand slams being down match point... to name just a FEW but I found out by far the hardest is figuring out a stroller! ð°ð°— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) January 20, 2018
Strollers can be a mental and physical battle similar to a third set in the Australian Open heat. ð— USTA (@usta) January 24, 2018
Gurl you strong but you ainât met LEGOs at night!— Maria Dixon Hall (@mariadixon) January 20, 2018
Dearest Serena,The stroller is the preliminary stuff. That Barbie DreamHouse will take you right out, stickers and all! Love, From your future... — Maureen (@Maureen2) January 20, 2018
Of course, Williams never met a challenge she couldn’t handle. In a photo posted a few days before, both she and Olympia seemed to be mighty pleased with their Mothercare Orb All-Terrain Pram and Pushchair.
You have been officially welcome to parenthood Serena! pic.twitter.com/If5n6iM21o— temilade (@adetemilove) January 20, 2018
Now that I have two kids and experience with at least five strollers, I know that they get easier to manage with each use. Before long, she’ll be right there with me: Flipping up the stroller with one hand, holding the baby in the other and not thinking twice about it. ?