This website was invented many years ago, when the author kept coming across interesting things in pockets whilst doing laundry. Like small, terrified reptiles. Blogging about raising children in the rainforest, moving them to the UK and watching them leave home one by one to have their own adventures has gradually been replaced by a return to grownup life for their mother, Nan Sheppard, who is an anthropologist, writer and public international law consultant.
You should definitely print this out and present it to yourself and all the excellent mothers you know. Feel free to edit, photoshop, remove signature and logo, or do whatever you want. For wiping noses, putting up with fugly pets, paying for water damage, hiring carpenters, scraping food off the undersides of tables, cooking and eating child-friendly meals, those five years of sleepless nights, and ALLLL the other things we put up with. We absolutely deserve an award, so here it is!