Keri is the award winning author of the reads-like-fiction memoir, But, He Spit in my Coffee. To date, she has given away over 5,000 copies of her very popular book, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD): The Essential Guide for Parents.
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 advocates for reforms in the child welfare and mental health systems to better serve vulnerable children and the families who care for them. She lives in North Carolina with her family.
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. See updates on Keri’s latest writing projects here.