I am a better woman now that I am a grandparent. I have a greater enthusiasm for life because I want to be a really good grandparent, not average. I want to be a quirky, unpredictable, sometimes embarrassing grandparent so that they come and visit with a sense of anticipation.
Commonly known as the 'queen of common sense', Maggie Dent is an Australian parenting author, educator and resilience specialist specialising in early years and adolescence. You can see more from Maggie on her website.