Confessions of an Adoptive Parent Hope and Help from the Trenches of Foster Care and Adoption. REAL. Mike and Kristin Berry have been married for 17 years.They are raising 8 adopted children and have been foster parents for 8 years. When my wife, Kristin, and I felt God’s call to love and lead kids from difficult places, we accepted the challenge and jumped in. —Chris Marlow, founder and CEO of Help One Now, author of Doing Good Is Simple, "In Confessions of an Adoptive Parent, Mike Berry speaks right into that place seldom spoken of outside support groups huddled in church basements or conferences for foster and adoptive parents. }); .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Confessions of an Adoptive Parent is a book filled with hope. —Sherrie Eldridge, author of 20 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, "As Mike says, 'this journey is not meant to be lived alone.' 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In Confessions of an Adoptive Parent, Berry also addresses the unique needs of adoptive and foster parents. 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