Bio

Keri is an experienced foster and adoptive parent who 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. She has five children including two adopted foster kids. Read more of her story here.

Keri advocates for reforms in the mental health system to better serve our society’s most vulnerable individuals – our children. She’s a passionate supporter of adoption when adoptive parents are informed and supported. She writes, speaks, and co-facilitates an in-person and an online support group for parents.

She has bylines with BuzzFeed, Scary Mommy, Fostering Families Magazine, The Sun Sentinel, The Charlotte Observer, Adoptive Families, Narrative.ly, The Chronicle of Social Change, and more. Recently heard on NPR’s All Things Considered (listen here).

Keri lives in Charlotte, NC with her family


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