Maxine comes from East London, born in Forest Gate Hospital in 1965. She has three children and five grandchildren who she loves infinitely and enjoys spending weekends with. Maxine worked as a nanny at the age of 16 and has worked with children ever since. She enjoys going to the cinema, theatre, reading, swimming, and going on holiday with her friends.
Maxine was a Foster Parent for 18 years and has looked after over 40 children from the age of birth onwards, including mothers with babies. Her experience as a Foster Parent is beneficial when answering calls from families who need support and information - because she has been there, she truly understands.