Leo and Clem Edwards for inspiring us to write this book in the first place.
Maria Harding for graphic design help.
Tabitha Carvan for her general and unwavering support, friendship and feedback.
Sue Taylor for help with editing and our washing up, and for her support and encouragement.
Alan Taylor for untold hours of childminding and general support and encouragement.
Trevor and Marie Edwards for their support and encouragement.
Mandy Silversides (our first backer!) and Eszy Wong for their amazing camaraderie, support and encouragement.
Clare Atkins, James Bagley, Bec Bowring, Kate Brettell, Mary Caffin, Joanne Chan, Soumali Chitdamrong, Karmen Coker, Gabby Eade, David Edwards, Jessica Edwards, Elissa Freeman, Karen Gould, Luke Hammer, Caroline Karlsson, Richard Karlsson, Christy Lee, Tamie Meem, Vanessa Milton, Kate Montague, James Sherley, Shannon Taylor, Nathan Thomas and Ro Tun for their friendship, support and feedback.
Maddy & Teddy, Esther & Maya and Lorraine & Heron for appearing in our Kickstarter video.
Bridget Gebbie for her wisdom and encouragement.
Damon & Avery for having Leo over which gave us valuable time to work on the book.
Joanne Chan for getting Beth onto Canva and great feedback and encouragement.
Jadwiga Jarvis and Mike Hudson for their friendship, and for being our first backers.
Mel Dominguez for her stellar communications advice.
Pinky McKay, Bec Bowring, Tammy Burnstock and Sheryl Sidery for writing endorsements of the book.
Tammy Burnstock for her feedback on the book’s text.
Rob Baker for helping us get to print.
Lara Cain Gray from This Charming Mum, Dave Hawkins from Big Kid Little Kid and Penny Johnston from ABC Babytalk podcast for doing stories about the book.
I have a long list of heroines, and I am particularly grateful to Brené Brown, Avalon Darnesh, Pinky McKay, Sarah Napthali, Stephanie Snyder, Naomi Stadlen and Cheryl Strayed who have guided the way for me in this project with their diverse good work.
Our neighbourhood of supporters: Samia Romanous, Lorraine Durston, Libby Winberg, Margot McDevitt, Penn, Lisa Shortland and Catherine Gleeson.
Lynda Taylor and all the yoga mamas.
Our cleaners Lisa, Jason and May for giving us more time.
Jude Blereau and Jo Whitton for their recipes which have kept our family nourished this past year.
Kelly Eddington’s watercolour tutorials on YouTube.
Toni Powell for her Kickstarter advice.
Canva for making graphic design easy.
Vernon Adams for creating the font Trocchi, which we have used for the book and our website.
Codrops for sharing the bookblock plugin, which we used on our book preview page.
WordPress for powering our website/blog.
And big thanks to everyone who supported our Kickstarter project, including:
Alan J. Taylor Esq.
Allison and Colin McMillan
Chris & Nettie
Corinna Di Niro
Daddy Trevor, Momma Marrah and baby Darby
Damien Cassar and Simone Proft
Former Secretary General Paulos Paulos McGrali
Happy Harvey Family
James, Soumali & Rex
Jessica and David Edwards
Justine Garcia de Heer
Karmen & Thomas
Katy, Alex and Zia
Lee Tran Lam
Lorraine Durston & Michael Mastello
Maddy van Schie
Marie & Trevor
Rebecca Williams & Rowan Stenhouse
Renee De Celis
Ruth Meaney – peafritters.com
Sam & Rob
Stuart Willis & Lisa Cookson
The Greens (Inga & Paul)