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Mary and husband Ian founded The Parenting Place in 1993 out of a desire to equip and encourage parents to grow great family relationships. It has grown into a significant ministry, the largest parenting organisation in New Zealand, reaching over 300,000 families every year. She and her husband are also authors of parenting books and Mary now runs Faith4families, a non-profit trust set up to help parents pass on faith to their children.