Michael Grose is a trailblazer on the global parenting scene. Author of 9 books, columnist, speaker and media performer, Michael is the founder of Parentingideas, a recognized leader in parenting education for parents and schools. He is a popular conference presenter. People love hearing Michael's refreshing insights into modern parenting, and importantly, what it takes to be a successful parent into today's incredibly fast-paced world. Michael has an education background, and holds a Master of Educational Studies with research into what makes healthy families tick. Most importantly, Michael with his partner Sue have raised three diverse, yet delightful children who, he's relieved to say, have all flown the parental nest. Please visit his website www.parentingideas.com.au.