Keri is addicted to coffee, binges audiobooks, and is a reluctant sports mom. She and her husband have five children including two adopted foster kids.
An experienced foster and adoptive parent, Keri has spent over a decade navigating the mental health system on behalf of her children. She's passionate about connecting families with the support and resources they need to help their children heal and thrive.
Keri advocates for reforms in the mental health system to better serve our society's most vulnerable individuals – our children. She writes, speaks, and co-facilitates an in-person and an online support group for parents.
She has bylines with Adoptive Families, Narrative.ly, The Chronicle of Social Change, and more. View a complete list of her published essays here.
Keri lives in Charlotte, NC with her family