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Will you open your heart and home to children in need?

As a teenager, Kristin Berry had heard all the horror stories surrounding foster care and adoption - abuse, neglect, rejection, anger, and misunderstandings. But instead of closing her heart, God opened it wide.

This is Kristin's honest, unvarnished story of some of her experiences as a foster parent of 23 children over the course of nine years.   

What she learned is that living in a foster home is like living with a revolving door. You never know who will arrive or who you will have to say goodbye to. Leaving the door open means there will be heartache and pain, but also adventure and unexpected joy. Kristin and her husband, Mike, have been through it all in their unique parenting journey.

If you have ever wondered what it's really like to be a foster parent, this book will help you gain a true understanding of the everyday trials and triumphs these moms and dads face. It will also inspire you to consider opening your door...and to leave it wide open.

©2019 Kristin Berry (P)2020 eChristian

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A Intimate Looking into true grace and foster-care...

I learned so much from this book! It is my husband and I first year as a foster parent and it is absolutely insightful, honest and captivating! I am so impressed I am going to look for another of the authors books... I learned a lot and I am grateful that she shared such an intimate look into their foster care journey with us.

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  • 07-04-21

Best foster care book I’ve read in ages!

Thank you Kristin for writing this… as a carer for 10 years myself my heart resonated with the emotions in these pages. I was encouraged by your story to keep my heart open going forward on this journey that is the greatest blessing and privilege I’ve ever known and also the toughest place with the most tears!
I love the honesty… great book!