Every year, the "Mothers' Index" is published; it shows the best and worst countries to be a mother. The information is compiled from statistics on the well-being of mothers and children, that is, their health together with educational and economic status.In 2010 Spain ranked 13, whereas the US ranked 28; Norway, Australia, Iceland and Sweden topped the rankings while Afghanistan ranked last among the 160 countries surveyed. Click here to read about the facts and figures of the infographic.
Let me give you some hints to help you understand mothers better.
Mothers see the world from a unique perspective - you have to be a mother to understand it. And, yes, most of us over a certain age have real problems to understand the world of computers and the internet.
Mind you, we do know how to make ourselves understood:
And we feel surprised -and delighted- when we know our words have really got through.
By the way, you needn´t buy a present to prove that you love your mother, we live in a society highly influenced by consummerism and advertisers will tell you the weirdest things will be nice presents for her, don´t believe them:
Yoko Ono, John Lennon´s widow, thinks this is a film which really shows the pain that he went through in his early years. Listen to her talking about "Nowhere Boy":
But let´s not finish this post in a gloomy mood: