More than nine in 10 parents wish they had a superhero power to help with their parenting, with being able to fly, time travel – and the ability to never feel TIRED among the top choices.
A study of 2,000 moms and dads found invisibility – so they can get some peace – and x-ray vision to allow them to see what their kids are up to through walls would also be on the wish list.
Another 24 per cent dream of having healing abilities so they could easily deal with any bumps and bruises their kids pick up, and more than one in 10 would simply settle for a superpower that made kids keep their bedrooms tidy.
Others would like super strength and speed, the ability to stop time and to be able to get ready at the click of their fingers.
The study also found three in 10 parents would pick teleportation as their top superpower of choice – to allow them to zip between work, home and other engagements. A further 22 per cent would ideally like the power of telepathy, so they could see what was going through their children’s minds.
Having the power to be constantly full of energy, becoming a human lie detector to spot when youngsters are fibbing and being able to be in two places at once are also on parents’ wish lists.
The research also revealed 66 per cent of parents say their children are ‘superhero fans’, and a quarter have even dressed up as one of the current crop of heroes.
"And while many kids probably think having a superhero for a mum or dad might be fun, they’d probably realise they couldn’t get away with quite as much.
“After all, who’s going to tell Hulk they don’t want to eat their greens?”
TOP 20 SUPERPOWERS PARENTS WISH THEY HAD
3. Time travel
5. Super strength
6. Super healing abilities
8. Super speed
9. Talking to animals
10. Super intelligence
11. Never feeling tired
12. The ability to stop time
14. Constantly full of energy
15. Being able to breathe underwater
16. Being able to get ready - showered, dressed, clean teeth etc - at the click of a finger
17. Invulnerability (impossible to hurt in any way)
19. X-Ray vision
20. Become a human lie detector - instantly know when someone isn't quite telling the truth