Maria is a retired kindergarten teacher. She worked in a kindergarten for 20 years and enjoyed working with children very much. For 20 years she lived in Poznan with her husband and children. When the children grew up she and her husband moved to a house in the countryside where they now live and took a dog, Lord, from a shelter. Maria has two children, Iwona and Adam, and three grandchildren. In her free time, Maria rides her bicycle and loves to solve crossword puzzles.