After 35 years working as a nurse, midwife and early childhood teacher Mary saw a great need for a one-on-one service to provide education and mentoring for parents.
In response, she founded Plum Parenting, and since 2007 has developed unique skills and methods which are proving to be enormously helpful to parents, whanau, caregivers and teachers.
Registered General & Maternity Nurse
State Certified Midwife
Certified Waldorf Teacher
Parent Mentoring, 12 years full-time
Lecturing on Child Development and Parenting Topics
Teaching in Kindergartens and Nurseries
Caring for Children with Special Needs
Co-ordinating Parent Education Programs
Prenatal Program Teaching
Midwifery: involved in legalising midwifery in Canada and creating a pioneering community midwifery service
General Nursing in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, and Canada.
Management of Therapeutic and Medical Clinics